Matteau is a modern lifestyle company based in Australia. We create products to last, both through timeless design and with manufacturing integrity to ensure quality, durability and longevity.
We respectfully acknowledge the First Nations People of Country throughout Australia, we acknowledge the cultural and spiritual connection that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have with the land and sea. We pay our respects to Elders past and present as well as the existing and emerging leaders who walk together in partnership on this journey. We respectfully acknowledge the traditional custodians of this beautiful land where we gather and work, the Kabi Kabi people in Noosa, Queensland and the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation in Sydney, New South Wales.
Our commitment is to long term sustainability and responsible business practices. We are committed to doing everything in our power to discover and learn as much as we can to make the best decisions we can for the earth, for our customers and our business.
We operate with integrity in our relationships and we are committed to our social and environmental responsibility throughout our business operations. These standards are fundamental to our values as a business and we strive to ensure we work with partners who share this commitment.
We endeavour to produce everything we can in Australia and we are committed to supporting the Australian textile industry, engaging with our community of stakeholders and sharing our learnings and progress for the benefit of all. All of our swimwear and apparel is made in Australia, except for our knitwear styles which are made in China. For production techniques where there is no industry in Australia, such as our knitwear, we are forced to source these products off shore. In this instance, we will always seek partners that meet our Code of Conduct, share our vision and are committed to their social and environmental responsibilities.
We are currently in the process of undertaking a carbon emissions audit process, with the aim to offset our carbon emissions in our own facilities, and in the transport of our products, by 2022.
Our path to sustainability is a journey of learning and discovery and we understand that this is our corporate responsibility. We don’t claim to have all the answers or capabilities to tick every box, but we are doing everything in our power to understand our supply chain, make the most sustainable decisions we can, understand our risk areas, offset our carbon emissions and trace our materials back to source.