Medela Australia
Healthcare, especially breastfeeding products

Overall

Owned SWI
Rating B
About the Ratings

Company Ownership

Medela Australia
AUS
Medela AG
owns 100% of Medela Australia
SWI
Baby accessories
Founded in Switzerland in 1961 by Olle Larsson. Products are available in more than 100 countries.

Company Assessment

Medela Australia
Praise
This company received a packaging performance level of 4 (Leading) in its 2024 APCO Annual Report. Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) is a not-for-profit organisation leading the development of a circular economy for packaging in Australia. Each year, APCO Members are required to submit an APCO Annual Report and Action Plan, which includes an overall performance level from 1 (Getting Started) to 5 (Beyond Best Practice).
Source: APCO (2024)
Medela AG
Information
The 2017 document by Baby Milk Action outlines evidence of violations of the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes by this company. For example Medela markets the Calma feeding bottle and nipple in a Code violating manner.
This bottle and teat company is named and shamed in IBFAN's 2017 report, 'Breaking the Rules, Stretching the Rules 2017', evidence of violations of the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes, compiled from June 2014 to June 2017. The report covers 792 Code violations from 79 countries and by 28 companies.
This company has Corporate Social Responsibility claims on its website mainly in the area of philanthropy.

Company Details

Type:
Wholly-owned subsidiary

Contact Details

Address:
3 Arco Lane, Heatherton, VIC, 3202, Australia
Phone:
03 9552 8600
Freecall:
1800 787 345
Website:
www.medela.com.au

Products / Brands

Medela Australia