IDH Living Wage Commitment ? Has this company joined the sustainable trade initiative’s living wage call to action.
ETI Member ? Is this company a listed member of the Ethical Trading Initiative.
ETP Member ? Is this company a listed member of the Ethical Tea Partnership.
Tea Suppliers Disclosed
The number of supply chain entities (tea plantations and factories) disclosed.
Indicator last reviewed 29-11-2022
Human rights defenders policy actions
Information in this section obtained through company survey responses, public statements and/or policies. Implementation of actions not verified by suppliers, workers, HRDs or affected communities.
Human rights defenders policy Tracker
Publicly available policy commitment not to tolerate nor contribute to attacks on HRDs
"We have a zero tolerance against any threats, intimidation, violence or reprisals against human rights defenders."Document
Expects business relationships to commit to zero tolerance of attacks against HRDs
"We require our business partners and those in our third-party supply chain to provide grievance mechanisms consistent with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights."Document
Policy commitment to work with HRDs to create enabling environments
"We will engage and consult openly and constructively with human rights defenders and support spaces for them to raise issues and express concerns..."Document
Signed collective statement in support of HRDs
"… sustainability due diligence... depends for its effectiveness and credibility on the perspectives of affected stakeholders. These include...human rights and environmental defenders..."Document
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News with associated allegations
Associated top issues
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Top associated countries
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Company mentions (Articles, reports, news etc.)
Company mentions (Articles, reports, news etc.) in disputed regions
Company headquarters in disputed regions