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SACOM Report re: Coca-Cola and Swire Beverages Sep 2009

In September 2009, China Labor News Translations published a report, "Chinese Students Go Undercover to Investigate Coca-Cola", regarding the campaign of the Hong-Kong based Students & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior (SACOM) against Coca-Cola and Swire Beverages with respect to alleged labour abuses at bottling plants in China. 

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Coca-Cola and Swire Beverages to respond.  The company responses appear below:

- Coca-Cola response [DOC]

- Swire Beverages response [PDF]

Subsequently, on 14 October 2009, SACOM issued an "Open Letter to Coca-Cola and Swire Beverages".  The Resource Centre invited both companies to respond again.  Those responses appear below:

- Coca-Cola response [DOC]

- Swire Beverages response [PDF]

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