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3 December 2018

KnowTheChain: Ranking companies' efforts to address forced labour in their supply chains

  KnowTheChain is a resource for businesses and investors who need to understand and address forced labor risks within their supply chains. In 2018 KnowTheChain benchmarked over 120 global companies across the three sectors.   2018 Information & C...

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29 November 2018

USA: Govt. actions to advance business & human rights in 2018 included focus on labour rights & supply chain monitoring

Author: U.S. Department of State

"U.S. government efforts to advance business and human rights in 2018," ...

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12 November 2018

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Key Findings Report 2018

Author: Corporate Human Rights Benchmark

Since its inception, the CHRB has been aiming to answer a deceptively simple question; which companies perform best on human rights issues? [...] [T]his document [...] rank[s] 101 of the world’s largest companies in high human-rights-risk sectors and...

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7 November 2018

Commentary: Chocolate makers facing lawsuits over failure to effectively address use of child labour in cocoa supply chains

Author: Rosa Furneaux, Mother Jones (USA)

"Your Halloween Candy’s Hidden Ingredient: Child Slave Labor", 31 Oct 2018...

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26 June 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: The use of consumer protection laws for corporate accountability

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20 June 2018

Hershey lawsuit (re child labour in Côte d’Ivoire)

In 2015 and 2018, American consumers filed two separate class action lawsuits against The Hershey Company (Hershey’s), in California and Massachusetts U.S. district courts respectively. The claimants allege that the company is violating these states’ ...

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11 June 2018

Africa: Mars has no legal duty to disclose information about possible forced child labor on its product labels, rules court

Author: Bob Egelko, mrt.com (Etats-Unis)

"Mars bars don’t need possible slave labor warning on wrapper, court rules", 6 June 2018...

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30 May 2018

Report: analysis of human rights due diligence in supply chains

Author: Norton Rose Fulbright and the British Institute for International and Comparative Law

Making sense of managing human rights issues in supply chains: 2018 report and analysis, May 2018....

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14 May 2018

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark 2018 Progress Report

In 2017, CHRB launched the first Corporate Human Rights Benchmark, a landmark assessment of the largest public companies in the agricultural products, apparel and extractives industries. In 2018, CHRB will be releasing the follow up benchmark and...

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9 March 2018

USA: Chocolate manufacturer Hershey to face consumers' lawsuit alleging failure to disclose human rights abuses in their supply chain

Author: Perkins Coie, JD Supra (USA)

"New Human Rights Case Alleging Deception Of Consumers Filed Against Food Companies (This Time On The East Coast)", 7 Mar 2018...

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