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28 September 2004

China: Report alleges violations of workers' rights at toy factories

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1 April 2005
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Author: SwedWatch

Este reporte...Trata acerca de los trabajadores de la industria de la fruta en Chile y Sudáfrica...SwedWatch ha realizado entrevistas con...empleados...[que] trabajan directa o indirectamente para las empresas que venden al mercado sueco. [se refiere a...

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1 May 2005

[PDF] "'Easy to manage'- A report on Chinese toy workers and the responsibility of the companies"

Author: Kristina Bjurling, SwedWatch

SwedWatch has chosen to focus our research on some of the largest toy selling companies in Sweden, Top Toy (BR-toys and Toys R Us), Brio and Coop [Coop Norden]. Other international companies that are mentioned in the report are Disney, Wal-mart and...

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2 June 2005

company website: Coop (Sweden) [part of Coop Norden]

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Company response
21 June 2005

Response sent to Business & Human Rights Resource Centre following on from the English release of the “Easy to Manage” report by SwedWatch and Fair Trade Center

Author: Åke Natt och Dag, Environmental Manager, Coop Norden

...Since our reply and the original publication of the report in October [2004] we have taken some additional steps.... [including conducting] third-party audits in all the factories criticized in the report, and as a result made a number of...

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11 April 2018

Nordic food companies say verdict against Andy Hall is harmful to Thailand as exporting country & emphasize importance of free civil society

Author: Axfood (Sweden), Axfoundation (Sweden), Coop (Sweden), Findus (Sweden), Ethical Trading Initiative (Norway), Martin & Servera (Sweden), Menigo (Sweden), Norvida (Sweden), SOK (Finland), Unil (Norway)

"Nordic food companies’ comment on the Court decision 26th March 2018 regarding defamation case against human rights advocate Andy Hall", 11 Apr 2018...

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13 November 2018

Peru: Swedwatch report alleges Swedish co's fail to address water-related human rights risks associated with production of agricultural goods

Swedwatch's report To the last drop – Water and human rights impacts of the agro export industry in Ica, Peru: the responsibility of buyers looks at the water-related human rights impacts associated with the large-scale production of fruits and...

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11 June 2019

Ecuador: Companies release joint statement in support of threatened labour rights defender Jorge Acosta

Today companies sourcing bananas from Ecuador - Axfood, Coop, Everfresh, Greenfood, Martin & Servera and Menigo - released a joint statement to Ecuadorian government in support of Jorge Acosta, the coordinator of the banana workers’ union ASTAC ...

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11 June 2019

Ecuador: European cos. publicly support defender Jorge Acosta & call on govt. to protect defenders

Author: Axfood, Coop, Everfresh, Greenfood, Martin & Servera and Menigo

"Letter in support of Jorge Acosta", 11 Jun 2019...

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