Research based pharmaceuticals manufacturer
Founded in 1960. Valeant has acquired many companies in recent years, including Biovail in 2010, iNova Pharmaceuticals in 2011 and Bausch & Lomb in 2013.
|Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc||CAN||website|
|Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc|
This company does not appear on the cruelty free lists of PETA, Leaping Bunny or CCF, nor do they appear on PETA's list of companies who do test on animals. However this company sells products in China, where cosmetics products must, by law, be tested on animals. Plus, subsidiary Bausch & Lomb is on PETA's list of companies that do test on animals.
[Source 2014][More on Animal Testing]
This company is being sued by Botox maker Allergan over their hostile takeover attempt, alleging insider trading and other fraud before their plan became public.
[Source 2014][More on Finance]
California, the UK and Australia have all enacted legislation requiring companies operating within their borders to disclose their efforts to eradicate modern slavery from their operations and supply chains. Follow the link to see this company's disclosure statement.
[Source 2018][More on Human Rights]
Skin Deep is an online safety guide to cosmetics and personal care products and their potential hazards and health concerns, with over 69,000 products rated from 1 (low hazard) to 10 (high hazard).
[Source 2016][More on Product Safety]
This company received a score of 58.1/100 in the Newsweek Green Rankings 2016, which ranks the world's largest publicly traded companies on eight indicators covering energy, greenhouse gases, water, waste, fines and penalties, linking executive pay to sustainability targets, board-level committee oversight of environmental issues and third-party audits. Ranking methodology by Corporate Knights and HIP Investor.
[Source 2016][More on Sustainability Reporting]
|Company Structure||Public company|
|Revenue||US$3.5 billion in 2012|
|# Employees||4,300 in 2010|
|Subsidiaries||Bausch & Lomb Inc
- Bausch & Lomb Australia Pty Ltd
iNova Pharmaceuticals (Australia) Pty Ltd
- Ganehill Pty Ltd
|Address||Laval, Quebec, Canada|
Products / BrandsBausch & Lomb Australia
Dermaveen Skin Care
Difflam Cold & Flu
Glucodin Energy Drinks
Invisible Zinc Sunscreen
Nyal Cold & Flu
Nyal Lip Care
Salvital Digestive Care
Stop Itch Antiseptic