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14 January 2014

UK retailer refuses to shun occupation profiteer SodaStream (Israel & Palestine)

Author: Amena Saleem, Electronic Intifada

John Lewis Partnership...[John Lewis & Waitrose] is a major carrier of SodaStream...which has its main factory in the Mishor Adumim industrial sector of the illegal Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim. In 2013, the Palestine Solidarity Campaign UK....

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1 January 2011

[PDF] Private sector actors & peacebuilding: A framework for analysis

Author: Intl. Council of Swedish Industry (NIR), Swedish Institute of Intl. Affairs (UI)

The role of private sector actors in peace processes is a growing field of research...it is clear that private sector actors may play important roles when it comes to fostering peace and development in conflictaffected countries...The development from...

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10 May 2010

Fair Trade Goods From Danger Zones: Is the Label Necessary?

Author: Leon Kaye, Triplepundit

Fair Trade certification has been a path for moving goods from developing countries to wealthier consumers in the developed world…Now the next wave of Fair Trade products are from conflict zones. According to the World Bank, about one-third of the...

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27 April 2010
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Author: José Monsalve, Semana

Se trata de la demanda más importante que se ha formulado contra la polémica multinacional Chiquita Brands, condenada en 2007 por el Departamento de Justicia de Estados Unidos a pagar una multa de 25 millones de dólares, tras admitir pagos a grupos...

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15 February 2010

Banana Land and the Corporate Death Squad Scandals [Colombia]

Author: Charlie Cray, Huffington Post

A federal judge recently refused to dismiss a civil suit filed against Chiquita which charges that the company paid leftist (FARC) guerrillas…The company's position…has been that…paramilitaries forced the company…to make the payments…The problem for...

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12 February 2010
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Author: RTL [Luxembourg]

Près de 99,5 pc du chocolat belge vendu dans les grandes surfaces contient du cacao récolté par des enfants-esclaves, affirme Oxfam qui demande aux producteurs belges d'utiliser des fèves de cacao provenant du commerce équitable... Les petits fermiers...

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11 January 2010
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Author: Rue Frontenac [Canada]

La dernière Note aux investisseurs du Groupe Investissement Responsable (GIR) révèle que Chiquita Brands International est finalement parvenue à un accord à l’amiable en vue de mettre un terme à quatre poursuites engagées par des actionnaires en 2007,...

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16 October 2009
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Author: PNUD [Colombia]

...el viceministro de Desarrollo Empresarial...participó en la ceremonia de entrega de la segunda versión del premio "Emprender Paz. La apuesta empresarial"...El premio Emprender Paz exalta organizaciones que hacen un aporte importante a la comunidad...

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14 October 2009

The prizes of the second annual Undertaking Peace [Colombia]

Author: Andean Development Corporation (CAF)

In recent years and in view of the resurgence of the conflict in Colombia, the business sector's commitment to peace building has become more visible and has been assumed by companies as a matter of interest and responsibility. The purpose of the ...

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2 October 2009
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Author: Sébastien Hervieu, Le Monde [France]

…[Suite] à l'expulsion par la force de 4 000 fermiers blancs [par le gouvernement de Robert Mugabe]...Grace Mugabe [la première dame] a…hérité de la ferme Gushungo. Harcelé avec violence, l'ancien propriétaire blanc a dû se résigner à la vendre en 2003...

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