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1 January 2014

[PDF] Applying the Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights in the Fight Against Human Trafficking

Author: Clare Titcomb & Colleen Theron, Finance against Trafficking (UK)

The prevention of human trafficking has traditionally been the sole responsibility of States...The private sector was...required to comply with national legislation criminalising active participation in human trafficking but...it had no additional...

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Article
27 January 2014

Nestlé, Cargill and ADM face child slavery case

Author: Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn, ConfectioneryNews.com (UK)

Three Malian men have won the right to bring their civil child slavery case against Nestlé, Cargill and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) to Californian courts. The cocoa suppliers and manufacturer are accused of aiding and abetting the luring of the men...

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Article
5 February 2014

Why agricultural investment ‘principles’ must be buried

Author: Rahul Goswami, in Pambazuka

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations will in 2014...advocate principles concerning what are called ‘responsible agricultural investments’. The...principles...are expected to promote investments in agriculture that...

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Lawsuit
18 February 2014

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

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Pour une version française de ce profil, cliquez ici....

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Article
24 March 2014

[PDF] Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin - Issue 12, March 2014

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Welcome to the 12th issue of the Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin. To assist all those following corporate legal accountability issues, we send this bulletin to highlight key developments, new cases profiled on our site, updates to...

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Article
1 May 2014

Shareholders Commend ADM for Adopting Human Rights Statement

Author: Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (USA)

Shareholders in Archer Daniels Midland and members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility welcomed the company’s announcement...today that it had formally adopted a human rights statement...[The] shareholders [had] requested a...

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Story
29 July 2014

US appeals courts issue conflicting rulings on companies' liability for extraterritorial impacts in lawsuits against CACI & Chiquita

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29 July 2014

US federal appeals courts issue conflicting decisions regarding extraterritoriality in Alien Tort lawsuits against CACI & Chiquita

Author: John Bellinger, Lawfare (USA)

"Two New ATS Decisions: Fourth and Eleventh Circuits Split on Whether Claims Against CACI and Chiquita “Touch and Concern” the Territory of the United States", 27 Jul 2014 ...

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30 July 2014

General Mills is 1st major food company to commit to decrease emissions across operations & supply chain to reduce human impact on climate change

Author: Marc Gunther, Guardian Sustainable Business

“General Mills joins climate change fight and requires pledges from suppliers too” - 28 July 2014 ...

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9 September 2014
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Author: Intellivoire (Côte d'Ivoire)

« Esclavage des enfants: Une cour a rétabli une plainte contre des sociétés opérant en Côte d'Ivoire », 6 septembre 2014...

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