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13 June 2017
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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...

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24 April 2015

Indonesia: Chocolate firms to support sustainable cocoa programme to reduce poverty & greenhouse gas emissions

Author: Rachel Arthur, Confectionery News (USA)

"Chocolate heavyweights back Indonesian sustainable cocoa program", 15 April 2015...

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17 January 2012

Chocolate industry responds

Author: CNN

The Harkin-Engel Protocol, a cocoa industry-wide agreement signed in 2001, was written to put an end to forced child labor in chocolate by 2005. That deadline had to be extended to 2008, and again to 2010. It's now been more than 10 years…CNN asked...

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1 January 2004

Codes of conduct: New report examines their effectiveness & points to need for greater U.S. government support

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1 January 2004

[PDF] full report: "Promoting International Worker Rights through Private Voluntary Initiatives: Public Relations or Public Policy?" - A Report to the U.S. Dept. of State

Author: Elliot J. Schrage, commissioned by University of Iowa Center for Human Rights (UICHR)

[refers to soccer ball companies Adidas, Brine, Franklin, Mitre, Mizuno, Moltex Sporting Goods, Nike, Reebok, Saga Sports, Umbro; coffee industry companies Kraft (part of Altria), Nestlé, Procter & Gamble, Sara Lee, Starbucks; toy-related...

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14 February 2003

Bittersweet Chocolate

Author: Caroline Tiger, Salon.com

The most recent survey of conditions on West African cocoa farms...estimated that nearly 300,000 children work in dangerous conditions on cocoa farms in the four countries surveyed -- Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Ghana and Cameroon...Despite committing...

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