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31 October 2019

Kenya: Local community seek UN inquiry for alleged historical land injustices where tea farms operate; includes Unilever's comment

Author: AFP

"Kenya community pushes for UN inquiry into tea land theft"...

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3 June 2019

Kenya: Locals to seek UN's intervention to investigate alleged historical injustices by tea firms

Author: Nyabega Gisesa, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Kipsigis, Talai seek UN's help to fight tea firms"...

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25 February 2019

James Finlay sued in the UK for alleged failure to provide safe working conditions at Kenya's subsidiary

Author: Brian Wasuna, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Trouble brews for James Finlays over lawsuit", 22 February 2019...

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22 September 2016

Kenya Human Rights Commission & Danish Institute for Human Rights publish Human Rights & Business Country Guide

The Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) and the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) have developed a preliminary web-based country guide that aims to be a resource for businesses, Civil Society Organisations, Governments, multilateral...

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12 August 2014

Nestlé & Tata commit to achieve 100% sustainable sourcing

Author: Hannah Ritchie, Sustainable Brands

"Nestlé, Tata Setting the Bar for 100% Sustainable Sourcing", 11 Aug 2014...

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25 March 2013

James Finlay told to keep hospital running [Kenya]

Author: Irene Wairimu, The Star [Kenya]

The Industrial court...has stopped the closure of James Finlay Central Hospital in Kericho. Some 59 hospital workers allied to the Kenya plantation agricultural workers union moved to court...to stop plans to close the hospital. Early this year James...

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1 June 2008

[PDF] Sustainability Issues in the Tea Sector: A Comparative Analysis of Six Leading Producing Countries

Author: Sanne van der Wal, Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO)

In this report, SOMO is presenting for the first time…a…comparative analysis on social, economic and ecological conditions in the tea sector in 6 of the most important tea-producing countries: India, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Indonesia, Kenya and Malawi…The...

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15 July 2007

Some Families Are Forced to Share Cubicles [Kenya]

Author: Vitalis Kimutai, East African Standard [Kenya]

Junior workers, especially tea pickers and casual labourers, live in pathetic conditions [on Kenya's South Rift tea estates]. The workers are forced to share cubicles even if they have families. Consequently, they complain of lack of privacy...Titus...

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1 March 2006

Sustainabilitea: The Dutch Tea Market and Corporate Social Responsibility

Author: SOMO, ProFound & India Committee of the Netherlands

...there is an urgent need for improvement of labour, social, ecological and economic conditions throughout the tea sector in the global south...Current responsible business initiatives of mayor players on the Dutch tea market are analysed [in this...

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