Household appliances manufacturer
Founded by the de'Longhi family in 1902, incorporated in 1950. Producer of portable heaters, air conditioners, kitchen appliances and household cleaning and ironing appliances. Acquired British appliance maker Kenwood in 2013 and bought Braun household products from Procter & Gamble in 2013.
This company scores Ethical Consumer's worst rating for the likely use of tax avoidance strategies, and has at least two high risk subsidiaries in tax havens.
Source: Ethical Consumer (2018)
This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 20/100 in the Household Durables category of the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices (last updated 4 Mar 2021). The rankings are based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
Source: S&P Global (2021)
This company has a number of publicly available Code of Ethical Conduct on its website.
Source: company website (2016)
C grade in the Baptist World Aid Australia's Behind the Barcode 'Ethical Electronics Guide 2016', which grades companies on their efforts to mitigate the risks of forced labour, child labour and worker exploitation throughout their supply chains. Assessment criteria fall into four main categories: policies, traceability & transparency, monitoring & training and worker rights.
Source: Baptist World Aid Australia (2016)
|Revenue||1.7 billion EUR (2014)|
|Subsidiaries||De'Longhi Australia Pty Ltd
Capital Brands, LLC
Products / BrandsDe'Longhi Australia
Braun Small Kitchen Appliances
DeLonghi Heating & Cooling
DeLonghi Ovens & Cooktops
DeLonghi Coffee Machines
DeLonghi Small Kitchen Appliances
Kenwood Small Kitchen Appliances