Spin Master Corp. (TSX:TOY) is a leading global children’s entertainment company creating exceptional play experiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative toys, entertainment franchises and digital toys and games. Spin Master is best known for award-winning brands PAW Patrol®, Bakugan®, Kinetic Sand®, Air Hogs®, Hatchimals® and GUND®, and is the toy licensee for other popular properties. Spin Master Entertainment creates and produces compelling multiplatform content, stories and endearing characters through its in-house studio and partnerships with outside creators, including the preschool success PAW Patrol and 10 other television series, which are distributed in more than 160 countries. The Company has an established digital presence anchored by the Toca Boca® and Sago Mini® brands, which combined have more than 25 million monthly active users. With over 1,800 employees in 28 offices globally, Spin Master distributes products in more than 100 countries.
Spin Master is committed to operating in a socially responsible manner which entails minimizing our impact on the health of our planet and taking steps to find renewable sources of energy, opportunities to reduce waste within our manufacturing and operations, developing sustainable product materials and packaging, and taking a product’s entire life cycle into consideration during its development. Spin Master recognizes the need to reduce the carbon footprint of our operations, not only for the sake of the children and families we employ and serve today, but also for generations of children to come. We are undertaking a number of initiatives designed to reduce our carbon emissions from exploring renewable energy sources to installing LED lighting in manufacturing facilities. In 2019, we also set a goal of working towards offsetting 50% of our self-generated carbon emissions.
“At Spin Master, we’ve always had a strong sense of social responsibility and we recognize that we must be mindful of the impact our decisions and operations have on our employees, our vendor partners, our customers and consumers, and ultimately our planet. We are pleased to work with Carbonfund to help us achieve our carbon offset targets.” – Tammy Smitham, Vice President, Communications & Corporate Citizenship