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Friends of the Earth calls on Cadbury Schweppes to require higher environmental, social standards from palm oil suppliers

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21 May 2004

Cadbury's Shareholders Find Palm Oil Leaves a Bitter Taste

Author: Friends of the Earth

Although Cadbury Schweppes has an "Ethical Trading Policy", it fails to address forest or community issues. Friends of the Earth is calling on the company to broaden its policy to ensure that none of its suppliers are responsible for clearing rainforest for palm oil, to ensure that suppliers consult fully with local communities about the impact of plantations, and to ensure that the rights of workers are respected.

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Article
1 March 2004

[PDF] full report: "Greasy palms - palm oil, the environment and big business"

Author: Friends of the Earth

[refers to Cadbury Schweppes, Raja Garuda Mas, Sinar Mas, Unilever, Walkers (part of PepsiCo), Jacob's Bakery, Cargill, Sainsbury's, Tesco, Archer Daniels Midland, Pura Foods, Kellog's]

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