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23 July 2013

Bunge response to items raising concerns about Bunge’s operations in land allegedly of the Guarani tribe in Brazil

Author: Bunge

Bunge has responded to public questions concerning this issue on multiple occasions, including in a letter to Survival International dated 9 September 2012...The lands in question are not owned by Bunge, and the sugarcane sourcing contracts were...

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Article
1 July 2013

Guarani tribe vs US food giant [Brazil]

Author: Survival Intl.

US food giant Bunge is sourcing sugarcane from the ancestral land of Brazil’s Guarani tribe...buying the crop from farmers who have developed vast plantations on the land where the Guarani’s forests once stood. The Indians, having been evicted from...

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Company response
12 September 2012

Response by Bunge: Oxfam report raises concerns about impacts of Archer Daniels Midland, Bunge, Cargill & Louis Dreyfus trading activities on small farmers in poor countries, their access to land & impact on women.

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Article
24 August 2012

[PDF] Comments on “Cereal Secrets: The world’s largest grain traders and global agriculture”

Author: Bunge

We would agree that there are many fundamental causes for movements in agricultural commodity prices. While it is undeniable that there have been major inflows of funds into the commodity futures markets in recent years, at their heart the derivative...

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Article
3 August 2012

[PDF] Cereal Secrets: The world's largest grain traders and global agriculture

Author: Sophia Murphy, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, David Burch, University of Queensland, Jennifer Clapp, University of Waterloo, for Oxfam

The major traders, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Bunge, Cargill and Louis Dreyfus, collectively known as the ABCD traders, share a significant presence in a range of basic commodities, controlling, for example, as much as 90 per cent of the global...

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1 July 2011

Tax avoidance "as big an issue as sweatshops" says ActionAid at launch of report on how companies can commit to "Tax Responsibility"

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Article
1 July 2011

[PDF] Tax responsibility: The business case for making tax a corporate responsibility issue

Author: ActionAid, FairFood, FairPensions

[A] growing number of businesses and investors are concluding that there is a business case for viewing tax planning through a CR lens. Drivers include the increase in public scrutiny of corporate tax avoidance, and a renewed effort to tackle tax...

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Article
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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Article
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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Article
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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