Tupperware Australia
Direct selling
Tupperware was introduced in Australia in 1961.

Overall

Owned USA
Rating F
About the Ratings

Company Ownership

Tupperware Australia Pty Ltd
AUS
Tupperware Brands Corporation
owns 100% of Tupperware Australia Pty Ltd
USA
Household and beauty products
Deploys a sales force of about 1.9 million people in about 100 countries.

Company Assessment

Tupperware Australia Pty Ltd
Information
According to their website, "all products currently sold by Tupperware Australia and New Zealand are BPA free".
Tupperware Brands Corporation
Praise
America's Most Responsible Companies 2022 by Newsweek and Statista recognises the Top 500 most responsible companies in the United States. Companies were evaluated in three areas: environmental (waste, energy use, etc.), social (leadership diversity, employees and philanthropy) and governance (transparency and economic performance). This company received a total score of 72.2/100, ranking 24th in the Consumer Goods sector, and 266th overall.
Criticism
As You Sow's 2024 Plastic Promises Scorecard measures the corporate ambition and action of 225 large companies across six industries on six core pillars of plastic packaging pollution prevention: 1) Recyclability, 2) Reduction, 3) Recycled Content, 4) Recovery, 5) Reuse, and 6) Producer Responsibility. This company received a grade of F.
This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 18/100 in the Household Durables category of the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices (last updated 7 Feb 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.
In 2022 the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charged this company with failing to devise and maintain a sufficient system of internal accounting controls and with failing to maintain accurate books and records from at least 2016 through 2020. Tupperware has agreed to settle the charges and pay a penalty of US$900,000.
Source: SEC (2022)
Information
This 2016 investigative report by China Labour Watch reveals labor abuses in five Chinese cookware factories. One or more of these factories supply this company. Labor abuses include low wages, excessive overtime,, dangerous work environments and humiliating living conditions. [Listed under Information due to age of report]
This company is a signatory to the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment, whose goal is to eliminate plastic pollution at its source.
This company has social responsibility claims on its website.
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.

Company Details

Type:
Wholly-owned subsidiary

Contact Details

Address:
21 Brenock Park Drive, Ferntree Gully, VIC, 3156, Australia
Freecall:
1800 805 396
Website:
www.tupperware.com.au

Products / Brands

Tupperware Australia