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Company Response

16 Jul 2013

Amalgamated Plantations Private Ltd response

Amalgamated Plantations Private Ltd response

Amalgamated Plantations Pvt. Ltd. (APPL) is a Company managed by its Board of Directors. Its stake holders include Tata Global Beverages Pvt. Ltd. / International Finance Corporation and its Employees. As a responsible company, APPL is the only plantation company to be SA 8000 certified and is ISO 22000 certified for a majority of its estates, balance in progress and has conducted Occupational Health & Safety Audits at all its units. ..APPL conforms to all State laws such as the Plantation Labour Act and other acts…APPL’s management placed before the Compliance Advisory Ombudsman (CAO) of IFC its views on issues raised by the three NGOs earlier in 2013 which are of a general nature affecting the plantation industry as a whole.

Part of the following timelines

India: Report alleges abuses at Powai Tea Estate in Assam - worker died while spraying pesticides; 2 protesters killed

India: Workers on tea plantations in Assam part-owned by Tata/Tetley allege labour abuses - intimidation of those raising concerns