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13 April 2016
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Leonardo Sakamoto tem sofridos constantes ameaças e agressões físicas. É renomado e comprometido jornalista e defensor de direitos humanos, diretor da ONG Repórter Brasil, importante organização brasileira de combate ao trabalho escravo, e é também bl...

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17 March 2016

USA: Muslim workers file complaints against Cargill with govt. agency over alleged religious discrimination

Author: Emilie Rusch, Denver Post (USA)

"Fort Morgan workers accuse Cargill of federal employment discrimination", 07 Mar 2016...

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5 November 2015

"Lives on the line": Oxfam report documents poor working conditions in the US poultry industry

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8 May 2015

Ceres ranking finds food companies perform poorly on managing water risk

Ceres' Feeding Ourselves Thirsty report evaluates 37 food companies on their water use, stewardship and policies, including the right to access to water. The report provides recommendations for how investment analysts can more effectively evaluate food...

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24 February 2014
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Author: Blog do Sakamoto

O Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego...[MTE]...suspendeu...interdição que havia imposto à...JBS...[que processa frangos]...em Montenegro...motivada por...“situação de grave e iminente risco à saúde e segurança dos trabalhadores''...após fiscalização.....

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7 January 2014

Exclusive: Inside McDonald's quest for sustainable beef

Author: Joel Makower, GreenBiz.com

Today, McDonald’s announces that it will begin purchasing verified sustainable beef in 2016, the first step on a quest to purchase sustainable beef for all of its burgers worldwide...[Getting to this point involved] engaging the global beef industry,...

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18 April 2013
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Author: Stefano Wrobleski, Repórter Brasil (Brazil)

“MPF decide processar frigoríficos que se beneficiam de escravidão e desmatamento-Autoridades tentaram negociar ajustamento de conduta antes de decidir acionar 26 empresas na Justiça. No total, indenização por danos ambientais pode chegar a mais de R...

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1 October 2009
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Author: GRAIN (Genetic Resources Action International)

...Les investisseurs privés ne se tournent pas vers l’agriculture pour résoudre le problème de la faim dans le monde ou éliminer la pauvreté rurale. Ce qu’ils veulent, c’est, purement et simplement, faire des bénéfices...Les investisseurs savent avec...

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29 September 2009

JBS commits to Amazon deforestation moratorium [Brazil]

Author: Meatinfo UK, Online Meat Trades Journal

Brazilian beef giant JBS has agreed to stop sourcing cattle from farms responsible for deforestation of the Amazon rainforest…JBS has finally followed rivals Bertin and Marfrig in adopting moratorium …A spokesperson for JBS said… “JBS has agreed to...

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3 August 2009

Shoe brands get tough on leather suppliers to save Amazon rainforest [Brazil]

Author: Damien Carrington & Tom Phillips, Guardian [UK]

Some of the world's top footwear brands, including Clarks, Adidas, Nike and Timberland, have demanded an immediate moratorium on destruction of the Amazon rainforest from their leather suppliers in Brazil...[An investigation by Greenpeace] said leading...

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