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25 May 2018

Anti-slavery groups call on Monster Beverage to investigate its supply chain

Author: Freedom United

Monster Beverage Corporation, which controls 43% of the U.S.’s energy drinks market, states that there is a “minimal risk” of slavery and human trafficking in its supply chain... Monster scored a big fat zero out of 100 in a report on how the largest...

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25 May 2018

Shareholder & activist pressure mounts on Monster Beverage to investigate slavery risks

Ahead of Monster Beverage Corporation's Annual General Meeting on June 7th, activists and shareholders are calling on the company to report on slavery and human trafficking in its supply chain.

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25 May 2018

Shareholder resolution asks Monster Beverage to reveal how it assesses slavery risk in supply chain

Author: As You Sow

... The October 2016, Know the Chain, Food & Beverage Benchmark Findings Report scored Monster at zero (0), stating, “Monster Beverage Corporation places last on the benchmark, underperforming across all thematic areas relative to its peers.”......

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23 May 2018

Brazil: Despite being included in the forced labour dirty list, Cutrale has farms certified for “good practices”

Author: Daniela Penha, Repórter Brasil (Brazil)

"Included in the dirty list, Cutrale still has farms certified with "good practice" seal-The Rainforest Alliance seal, one of the most important certifications, was awarded to farms belonging to Cutrale, a company caught using slave labor in 2013. The...

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23 May 2018

Report by Chartered Institute of Building analyses UK construction industry's response to Modern Slavery Act

Author: Emma Crates, The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)

Construction and the Modern Slavery Act: Tackling exploitation in the UK, May 2018...

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22 May 2018
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Author: Daniela Penha, Repórter Brasil (Brazil)

"Mesmo na lista suja, Cutrale tem fazendas certificadas com selo de "boas práticas"'Selo da Rainforest Alliance, um dos mais importantes, foi concedido a fazendas da Cutrale, empresa flagrada com trabalho escravo em 2013. Certificadora que contestou...

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22 May 2018
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Author: El Mundo (Costa Rica)

“A propósito de un reciente reportaje sobre la piña costarricense difundido por la DW en Alemania”, 20 de mayo de 2018...

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22 May 2018

Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking, UN Global Compact & RESPECT initiative launch interactive map of anti-trafficking organisations

The Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking (GBCAT), United Nations Global Compact and the RESPECT Initiative (comprised of the Global Initiative, Babson College's Initiative on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery, and IOM) have launched...

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21 May 2018

Campaigners welcome Blackrock’s divestment from Nevsun following campaign over alleged use of forced labour in Eritrea; Nevsun denies use of forced labour

Freedom United and Eritrea Focus have launched a campaign to urge Nevsun's biggest shareholders to divest from the company due to alleged use of forced labour in its Eritrean mines. BlackRock Fund Managers have divested from Nevsun while M & G...

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21 May 2018

Comparison of human rights due diligence laws and regulation of work in global supply chains

Authors: Shelley Marshall, Irene Pietropaoli, and Madeline Winterbottom (RMIT University of Melbourne) As human rights due diligence laws are enacted around the world, it is vital that we compare their features and strengths and weaknesses. This datab...

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