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Ivory Coast: 20 years after child labour pledge, chocolate companies still cannot guarantee products made without child labour
Author: Peter Whoriskey & Rachel Siegel, The Washington Post
"Cocoa's child laborers", 5 June 2019...
Author: Jacob Wolinsky, Value Walk
"Monster Beverage from laggard to leader on slavery in supply chain", 4 June 2019...
US judge dismisses 2 class action lawsuits against Nestlé & Hershey for failure to disclose child labour practices on their chocolate products’ labels
Author: Tina Bellon, Reuters
"Nestle, Hershey escape class action lawsuit over cocoa sources using child labor", 31 Jan 2019...
- Related stories: Hershey lawsuit (re child labour in Côte d’Ivoire)
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- Related companies: Hershey Nestlé
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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," ...
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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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...
- Related stories: Hershey lawsuit (re child labour in Côte d’Ivoire) Nestlé, Cargill, Archer Daniels Midland lawsuit (re Côte d'Ivoire)
- Related in-depth areas: Latest Legal News
- Related companies: Hershey Mars Nestlé
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