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Last update 13 September 2019

Description of economic activities

Manufacture of other special-purpose machinery nec (NACE2 2899)

The company, with corporate headquarters in London, is a UK-based investment holding firm with a diversified range of strategic interests in a number of businesses, primarily in Europe and Australasia. It was incorporated in 1909. Its shares were listed on the NZSE in 1991, on the London Stock Exchange in 1992, and on the Australian Stock Exchange in 1993.The company makes selective investments, predominantly in public companies, for the purpose of enhancing and realising value by means of appropriate levels of shareholder influence and control. This could involve the restructuring of the financing or management of the companies in which GPG invests. The company focuses on public companies in the financial services, motor vehicle distribution, food products manufacturing, building products, and gas distribution sectors.The company's role may also encompass initiating and facilitating mergers within the relevant industry to achieve constructive rationalisation. Headquartered in the UK, the company also owns and operates offices in Australia and New Zealand.
  • COATS GROUP PLC

  • (GB)
  • Company type: Corporate
  • Parent company: N/A
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Mr Michael Clasper
  • CEO Total remuneration: N/A
  • Website: www.coats.com

Financial data

Number of employees

18,188
19,270
19,090
18,970

Revenue *

1.351
1.255
1.711
2.105

EBIT *

133.013
137.58
178.443
143.738

EBITDA *

168.296
174.351
227.46
203.085

* numbers are in millions

  • RepRisk Indicator (last month)*: N/A

Social dialog

  • Transnational Corporate Agreement (TCA): N/A
  • Global Framework Agreement (GFA): N/A
  • Societas Europaea (SE): N/A
  • Bangladesh Accord: N/A

European Works Councils

  • EWC*: N/A

Standards and certifications

Global Reporting Initiative certification*

  • Global Reporting Initiative standards: N/A
  • Global Reporting Initiative GRI G4: N/A

Other company declarations

  • Corporate Social Responsability:
    N/A
  • Accessibility: N/A

Policies

  • Training policy: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces where the company operates: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces in the supply chain: N/A
  • Diversity policy: N/A

Universal declarations

Declarations and treaties recognised by the country where the company has its registered office

  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights:
  • European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of CDFL Workers (Strasbourg Charter 1989):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union EU CFR (Nice Charter 2000):
  • Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union TFEU:
  • Registered office in an OECD country:
  • ILO C029 - Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29):
  • ILO C087 - Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87):
  • ILO C098 - Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98):
  • ILO C100 - Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No. 100):
  • ILO C105 - Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105):
  • ILO C111 - Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111):
  • ILO C138 - Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138):
  • ILO C182 - Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182):

Directives applied in the company offices in EU 27

  • D. 80/987/EEC:
  • D. 89/391/EEC:
  • D. 98/59/EC:
  • D. 2000/43/EC:
  • D. 2000/78/EC:
  • D. 2001/23/EC:
  • Council D. 2001/86/EC:
  • D. 2002/14/EC:
  • D. 2002/73/EC:
  • Council D. 2003/72/EC:
  • EP and Council D. 2005/56/EC:
  • D. 2009/38/EC:
  • D. 2004/25/EC:
  • D. 2011/35/EU:

Presence in main rankings

  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations: N/A
  • Global CSR Rep Trak 100: N/A
  • BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable US Brands: N/A
  • The Worlds Best Multinational Workplaces: N/A
  • The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: N/A
  • The Worlds Most Innovative Companies: N/A
  • The Diversity Inc Top 50 Companies: N/A
  • Best Global Websites: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 500: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 100: N/A