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3 Jul 2019

Oxfam GB

UK: Supermarkets making slow progress to end human suffering in global supply chains, acc. to Oxfam

"UK supermarkets making slow progress to end human suffering in global supply chains", 3 July 2019

Six of the UK’s biggest supermarkets have made slow progress in the last year to remove human suffering from their global food supply chains, according to... Oxfam.

The supermarket scorecard, which is in its second year, is part of Oxfam’s global campaign to improve the lives of the millions of people around the world producing food for supermarkets who are trapped in poverty and face brutal working conditions...

... Oxfam’s Ethical Trade Manager, said “Supermarkets have the power to be a force for good in ending suffering and abuse so it’s encouraging that all six UK supermarkets have made improvements over the last year. But it is clear they are still falling a long way short of what needs to be done to ensure that the people who produce our food are properly rewarded and protected...

Supermarket                    June 2019      June 2018 
Tesco                                     38%                    23%
Sainsbury’s                          27%                    18%
Asda                                       23%                   17%
Aldi                                         19%                    1%
Morrisons                             16%                    5%
Lidl                                           9 %                   5%