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27 June 2011

Investor Statement Urges Business to "Do its Part" to Make Modern Day Slavery History

Author: Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility

Recognizing the broad influence of business on the global supply chain, an investor coalition representing over 90 organizations worldwide and led by the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) has issued a statement asking 27 companies...

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1 June 2011

Argentina accuses world's largest grain traders of huge tax evasion

Author: Felicity Lawrence, The Guardian [UK]

The world's four largest grain traders, responsible for the vast majority of global corn, soya and wheat trading and processing, have been accused of large-scale tax evasion in a landmark series of cases being brought against them by the Argentinian...

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20 April 2011
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Author: Déclaration de Berne

...l’Université de Tulane (Nouvelle-Orléans) a publié son dernier rapport sur le travail des enfants dans la production de cacao en Afrique de l’Ouest. Les résultats, affligeants, montrent que les efforts actuels consentis par l’industrie du chocolat...

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20 April 2011

Our Guilty Pleasure: Exploitative Child Labour in the Chocolate Industry – 10 Years on From the Harkin-Engel Cocoa Protocol

Author: World Vision Australia

Through the lens of World Vision Australia’s call for the elimination of the worst forms of child labour, including trafficked labour and fair prices for cocoa farmers...the report...examines global initiatives that have arisen in the last decade to...

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23 March 2011
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Author: Le Temps [Côte d'Ivoire]

...[La] décision de l’Etat de prendre en main l’achat et l’exportation du cacao est en train de faire...fissurer le front anti-Gbagbo sur le marché mondial du cacao...[L]’un des gros exportateurs de cacao de Côte d’Ivoire, le trader Noble Group a...

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21 March 2011

Cocoa traders ready to pay Gbagbo [Côte d'Ivoire]

Author: Jack Farchy and Javier Blas, Financial Times

Some cocoa traders are preparing to pay taxes to the regime of Laurent Gbagbo in a move that would hand a lifeline to the embattled former Ivory Coast president...Cocoa traders fear Mr Gbagbo may confiscate stocks of cocoa worth $1.3bn if they do not...

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17 March 2011

Acquiring Land Abroad for Agricultural Purposes: ‘Land Grab’ or Agri-FDI? Report of the Surrey International Law Centre and Environmental Regulatory Research Group

Author: Antoine Martin & Mulugeta M Ayalew, University of Surrey

Following the 2008 world food crisis, many international investors have engaged in a race for land acquisition and food production. This new form of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is increasingly criticised in the public sphere, which commonly refers...

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15 March 2011

Companies join to boost crops in poor regions

Author: Carey Gillam, Reuters

The corporate consortium behind the "New Vision for Agriculture" project is starting its efforts in Tanzania and Vietnam and expects to begin a pilot in Indonesia later this year...The initiative's partners would first work with local governments to...

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8 December 2010

Nestlé, Cargill, Archer Daniels Midland lawsuit (re Côte d'Ivoire)

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1 September 2010

World Vision Australia reports that child labour, trafficking persists in cocoa industry, recommends "sustainability levy", ethical certification of supply chains

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