Ecom Agroindustrial

Headquarters in Switzerland

Ecom Agroindustrial website: www.ecomtrading.com

🔎 Run a search for “Ecom Agroindustrial”

Get RSS feed of these results

All stories

Story
19 June 2019

Business model of agricultural traders in Switzerland raises human rights concerns, according to NGO report urging tougher rules

In June 2019, the Swiss NGO Public Eye published a report titled "Agricultural Commodity Traders in Switzerland: Benefitting from Misery?" looking at Switzerland’s role as a global hub of agricultural commodities. According to the report, the...

See full story

Company response
14 June 2019

Response by ECOM

Author: Ecom

Following are our comments to references to the ECOM Agroindustrial Group of companies made in the Public Eye Report dated June 2019 entitled “Agricultural Commodity Traders in Switzerland – Benefitting from Misery?”...

Read full response

Story
13 June 2017
+ Français - Hide

Le rapport 2016 de la Fondation International Cocoa Initiaitive souligne que la chute du prix du cacao risque de saper les importants progrés qui ont été réalisés par l'industrie cacaoyère en faveur des producteurs de cacao. Cette situation menace d...

See full story

Story
24 January 2017
+ Português - Hide

Repórter Brasil lança relatório sobre condições de trabalho precárias e uso irregular de agrotóxicos em fazendas de café certificadas por importantes selos de boas práticas como os da UTZ, Rainforest Alliance, Imaflora, Certifica Minas e programas de ...

See full story

Story
24 January 2017

Brazil: Repórter Brasil releases report on poor working conditions & irregular use of pesticides on certified coffee farms, it includes companies’ comments

Repórter Brasil releases a report on poor working conditions and irregular use of pesticides on coffee farms certified by important labels of good practices such as UTZ, Rainforest Alliance, Imaflora, Certifica Minas and sustainable procurement progra...

See full story

Story
21 January 2015

Africa: ILRF report analyses the root cause of continuing poverty among cocoa farmers and related child labour

See full story

Article
1 June 2013

[PDF] Calling for Corporate Accountability: A Guide to the 2011 OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

Author: OECD Watch

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Glencore, POSCO, Shell, Statkraft and Ratiopharm to respond to certain allegations in the guide. Responses provided.] The guide is intended to help you understand how the dispute resolution...

Read more

Article
19 January 2012

[DOC] Agreement with Otto Stadtlander/Germany and EcomAgroindustrial/Switzerland in OECD-proceedings [Uzbekistan]

Author: European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights

ECCHR and the cotton traders Otto Stadtlander GmbH/Germany und EcomAgroindustrial/Switzerland have reached agreements in the course of consultation proceedings. The agreements have been published on 16 and 23 December 2012 on the NCP´s websites.....

Read more

Article
23 December 2011

Fair Trade Proving Anything But to Farmers in $6 Billion Market

Author: Simon Clark & Heather Walsh, Bloomberg

...[t]he push to increase sales of goods deemed to be free of child labor and other practices has divided the movement, raised questions of whether going mainstream will undermine the cooperative farmers it was created to help and, most of all,...

Read more

Article
23 March 2011
+ Français - Hide

Author: Le Temps [Côte d'Ivoire]

...[La] décision de l’Etat de prendre en main l’achat et l’exportation du cacao est en train de faire...fissurer le front anti-Gbagbo sur le marché mondial du cacao...[L]’un des gros exportateurs de cacao de Côte d’Ivoire, le trader Noble Group a...

Read more