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24 July 2019

Brazil: NGO report alleges companies complicit in deforestation & human rights abuses in the Amazon

[To read this story in Portuguese, please, click here] The Business and Human Rights Resource Centre invited 55 companies to respond to allegations of their involvement in the deforestation of the Amazon as well as human rights abuses. The report from...

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23 July 2019
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21 July 2019

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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...

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1 September 2010

World Vision Australia reports that child labour, trafficking persists in cocoa industry, recommends "sustainability levy", ethical certification of supply chains

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1 September 2010

[PDF] Time to raise the bar: The Real Corporate Social Responsibility for the Hershey Company

Author: Global Exchange, Green America, International Labor Rights Forum, Oasis USA

…[H]alfway across the globe, there is a dark side to Hershey. In West Africa, where Hershey sources much of its cocoa, the scene is one of child labor, trafficking, and forced labor... On September 13, 2010, the Hershey Company released its first ever...

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6 June 2007

[PDF] Hot Chocolate - How Cocoa fuelled the conflict in Côte d’Ivoire

Author: Global Witness

This report – Global Witness’s first report dedicated to the cocoa sector in Côte d’Ivoire – documents how revenues from the cocoa trade have contributed to funding armed conflict and how opportunities for enrichment from cocoa through corruption and...

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23 May 2007

World Cocoa Foundation Partners with USAID to Improve Education in West African Cocoa Communities

Author: World Cocoa Foundation

The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) today announced a significant, multi-year partnership to provide greater opportunities and a brighter future for young people living on cocoa farms in Ghana and the Ivory Coast... Through teacher training, and...

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1 July 2006

Business & human rights in Colombia: report by IBLF with UN Global Compact & Ideas Para la Paz

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