Subway Systems Australia
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Fast food restaurants
Doctor's Associates, Inc. owns the Subway trademark.
|Subway Systems Australia Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
| Doctor's Associates, Inc.
owns 100% of Subway Systems Australia Pty Ltd
|Subway Systems Australia Pty Ltd|
Brands owned by this company were rated 'red' in Greenpeace's 2010 Truefood Guide, signifying they may include GM-derived ingredients in their products. This includes brands that either: contain GM derived ingredients; have no clear policy on GM-derived ingredients; and/or have ignored or refused Greenpeace's request for information regarding their policies on GM-derived ingredients.
[Source 2010][More on Genetic Engineering]
This company has been criticised for misleading advertising. In 2012 the Advertising Standards Bureau upheld complaints about a TV ad by this company on the grounds that it breached advertising codes. The ad was subsequently discontinued or modified.
[Source 2012][More on Irresponsible Marketing]
This company is under investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman for underpayment of its workers.
[Source 2019][More on Workers Rights]
This company is a member of the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) Forum, which was established in August 2010 as a formal partnership between the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) and the QSR industry. Goals and outcomes of the forum include the introduction of kilojoule information on menus, reducing the salt and saturated fat content of menu items, and offering healthier options.
[Source 2017][More on Product Safety]
|Doctor's Associates, Inc.|
The Forest 500 identifies, ranks, and tracks the governments, companies and financial institutions worldwide that together could virtually eradicate tropical deforestation. Rankings are based on their public policies and commitments and potential impacts on tropical forests in the context of forest risk commodities (palm oil, soya, beef, leather, timber, and pulp and paper). This company received a score of 2/5.
[Source 2018][More on Forests]
As You Sow's 2015 report, Waste and Opportunity, analyses the packaging practices of large fast food chains and beverage companies, highlighting leaders and laggards in these sectors. Corporate performance is evaluated in the areas of materials source reduction, reusable packaging, use of recycled content, use of recyclable packaging, and actions taken to promote materials recycling. This company was ranked as Needs Improvement.
[Source 2015][More on Packaging]
This company scores Ethical Consumer's worst rating for their use of palm oil, signifying they are using no or minimal certified palm products, and with no or minimal positive commitments.
[Source 2019][More on Palm Oil]
Subway sources fresh produce from Mexico, where farm labourers endure exploitation and extreme hardship, this Los Angeles Times investigation reveals.
[Source 2015][More on Workers Rights]
Rank a Brand searches the websites of brands for the answers to carefully targeted questions. From this they calculate sustainability scores based on the themes of environment, climate, labor issues, and transparency. Brands owned by this company received a 'D'.
[Source 2015][More on Sustainability Reporting]
This company received a score of 0 out of a possible total of 12 in the WWF Palm Oil Buyers' Scorecard 2013. This report measures if major retailers and consumer goods manufacturers are acting responsibly in terms of palm oil use and sourcing. [Listed under Information due to age of report]
[Source 2013][More on Palm Oil]
In August 2012 this company received praise from the Humane Society for announcing that it will eliminate gestation crates - small cages used to confine breeding pigs - from its pork supply chains by 2022.
[Source 2012][More on Factory Farming]
Compassion in World Farming is a UK-based organisation which works with the European food industry to encourage and reward commitment, transparency, performance and innovation in the field of animal welfare. This company won their Good Egg Awardw in 2008 and 2010 for sourcing only cage-free eggs across it's entire UK operation.
[Source 2010][More on Animal Rights]
The Union of Concerned Scientists' 2015 Palm Oil Scorecard scores America's top brands on their commitments to use deforestation-free palm oil. This company received a score of 38/100, signifying some commitment.
[Source 2015][More on Palm Oil]
In Feb 2014 Subway announced it would remove a chemical used in yoga mats and shoe soles (azodiacarbonamide, a plastic-based additive) from the bread of its popular sandwiches after US food blogger Vani Hari got 57,000 signatures in a petition drive. Azodiacarbonamide has been linked to respiratory issues, allergies and asthma, and it is banned in Europe and Australia.
[Source 2014][More on Product Safety]
The 2017 Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) report ranks global food companies on how they are managing and reporting their farm animal welfare policies and practices. This company appeared in tier 4, "Making Progress on Implementation", with tier 1 being the best, and tier 6 the worst.
[Source 2018][More on Animal Rights]
|Address||Level 1, 42 Amelia St, Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006, Australia|
|Phone||07 3216 0665|
|Fax||07 3852 4081|
|Freecall||1800 630 355|