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21 June 2018

Global Report - Ripe for Change: Ending Human Suffering in Supermarket Supply Chains

Author: Oxfam International

...Inequality is rampant across the global economy, and the agro‐food sector is no exception. At the top, big supermarkets4 and other corporate food giants dominate global food markets, allowing them to squeeze value from vast supply chains that span...

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21 June 2018

Oxfam assessment of Dutch supermarket's food supply chains

Author: Oxfam Novib

The Dutch supermarket sector is heavily consolidated, with the two largest supermarket chains controlling over 50% of the market... At the same time, supermarkets are competing with each other fiercely in the battle for consumers. They try to attrac...

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21 June 2018

Oxfam assessment of German supermarket's food supply chains

Author: Oxfam Germany

...A new Supermarkets Scorecard developed by Oxfam rates some of the biggest and fastest growing supermarkets in Germany...on the strength of their publicly available policies and reported practices to address human rights and social sustainability...

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21 June 2018

Oxfam scores US and European supermarkets on food supply chains

Oxfam has assessed 16 large supermarkets across the US and Europe on their policies and practices in their food supply chains. Oxfam looked at the transparency of their supply chains, treatment of small-scale farmers and women workers in their supply...

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Report
21 June 2018

Supermarket Responsibilities for Supply Chain Workers’ Rights

Author: Oxfam International and the Sustainable Seafood Alliance Indonesia

... Our interviews with workers on Thai fishing vessels... suggest that forced labour and other appalling employment practices are still in use. Our findings echo those of other recent reports, meaning that supermarkets sourcing shrimp and other...

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Article
23 May 2018

Commentary: Retailers increasingly focusing certification schemes on working conditions

Author: Nic Jooste, Produce Business UK

CSR is now commonplace in Europe‭, ‬and many companies have developed a CSR strategy in one form or [A] number of new trends have emerged‭......

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22 August 2017

Brazil: Dutch supermarkets fail to acknowledge poor working conditions in orange production chain

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Article
20 April 2015

Jumbo response

Author: Jumbo

For a long time social compliance and certifications have been a part of our purchasing/supplier conditions. Compliance of these conditions is implemented in our Supplier Information System. Every supplier and product is validated and controlled. If...

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20 April 2015

Report reveals poverty wages behind Asian shrimp sold in European supermarkets

In April 2015, a FairFood International report found that workers in the shrimp processing industry in Bangladesh, India, Thailand and Vietnam receive compensation below the living wage. According to the report, these "poverty wages violate the human...

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Article
2 April 2015

Netherlands: Discrimination complaints brought against Jumbo for refusing to sell women milk powder

Author: Dutch News.nl

"Anti-discrimination bureaus have had 15 complaints since last October from women who say they were not allowed to buy baby milk because of their appearance... Last week, the Dutch human rights council considered cases brought by two women, one of...

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