Associated British Foods
Headquarters in United Kingdom
Response by Associated British Foods: Oxfam launches campaign: “Behind the Brands - Food Justice and the 'Big 10' Food and Beverage Companies".
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Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
In February 2013 ActionAid released a report, “Sweet nothings”, examining the tax practices of Associated British Foods, looking particularly at the activities of its Zambian subsidiary, Zambian Sugar...The report alleges that since 2007 (when...
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In February 2013 ActionAid released a report, “Sweet nothings”, examining the tax practices of Associated British Foods, looking particularly at the activities of its Zambian subsidiary, Zambian Sugar. ...
In February 2013, Oxfam launched its "Behind the Brands" campaign. The campaign scored the 10 largest food and beverage firms on their policies in seven areas that Oxfam described as "critical to sustainable agricultural production, yet historicall...
[PDF] Bonded (child) labour in the South Indian Garment Industry: An Update of Debate and Action on the ‘Sumangali Scheme’
Author: SOMO / India Committee of the Netherlands
…[T]he Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO) and the India Committee of the Netherlands (ICN)… published two major reports [‘Captured by Cotton’, 2011 and ‘Maid in India’, 2012] documenting the exploitation of Dalit girls in the...
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Author: Julia Kollewe, Guardian [UK]
Banking's "macho culture" is the biggest barrier to women reaching the top, according to a report published arguing that quotas for women executives are not the solution for Britain's unbalanced boardrooms.The Institute of Leadership and Management...
GAP, Walmart, C&A, H&M warn their Indian suppliers against textile mills that involve child & bonded-labour
Author: Economic Times [India]
An employment system for girls in Tamil Nadu is threatening to waylay the country's $11-billion garment export industry, with several international retailers distancing themselves from supply chains that involve the allegedly exploitative scheme...[M...
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On 13 February 2011 Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) launched Stop the Killer Jeans! campaign, calling on leading fashion manufacturers and retailers to ban sandblasting - a technique for producing denim garments with an artificially worn look. CCC alleges...
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Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business & Echo Research
In order to assess the perspectives of business leaders on business and human rights as part of their companies’ role in society, the IHRB has conducted a first global survey…The…survey was…completed by 97 people including directors of global...
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