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6 March 2018

USA: Jury orders American Sugar Holding to pay $13.4 million over sexual harassment lawsuit

Author: Victoria Bekiempis, New York Daily News (USA)

"Yonkers sugar refinery worker gets $13.4M after suing over sexual harassment, gender discrimination", 6 Mar 2018...

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Company non-response
14 November 2012

Domino Sugar (part of American Sugar Refining) did not respond to: Cambodian villagers file complaint with US National Contact Point alleging land seizure for sugar plantation supplying American Sugar Refining breached OECD guidelines.

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Article
2 November 2012

Cambodians file complaint with US government vs American Sugar Refining over ‘land-grabbing’ deal [Cambodia]

Author: Elaine Watson, Food Navigator USA

Cambodian villagers who claim they were illegally evicted from their land to make way for a sugar plantation that supplies American Sugar Refining [ASR] (Domino Sugar), have filed a complaint with a US government office that handles alleged breaches of...

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Article
31 October 2012

[PDF] Cambodians file complaint with U.S. Government against Domino Sugar parent [Cambodia]

Author: EarthRights International

[T]wo hundred and seven families from Sre Ambel District in Koh Kong Province, Cambodia whose land was forcibly seized for a sugar plantation and factory have turned to the U.S. Government to help mediate the long-running dispute with the exclusive...

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Company non-response
25 July 2012

Domino Sugar (part of American Sugar Refining) did not respond to: NGO campaign says sugar companies benefitting from forced displacement, destruction of homes & crops, imprisonment of protesters - calls for restitution.

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Article
18 July 2012

"Cambodia Clean Sugar" campaign - company responses & non-responses

Author: compiled by Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

In June-July 2012, a group of affected communities and NGOs launched a campaign aiming to "stop the sugar industry from bleeding Cambodian farmers by taking their land". It stated that the sugarcane concessions "have led to the destruction of protected...

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1 April 2011

[PDF] What’s really in your cuppa? A special investigation into the hidden costs of tea, milk and sugar

Author: Ecologist [UK]

Each day, millions of us take a small bag, drop it into a cup, pour in boiling water, and add a dash of milk plus a spoonful of sugar...But how many of us have actually wondered what goes into our favourite drink, or where the principal ingredients...

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