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Dutch supermarket Jumbo publishes new human rights & due diligence policy in response to Oxfam campaign
Author: Anouk Franck, Oxfam Novib
"The first step is the hardest: Dutch supermarket Jumbo moves in right direction on human rights", 9 April 2019...
Myanmar: European brands linked to garment factories accused of targeting union leaders & labour abuses
Author: Kyaw Lin Htoon, Nikolaj Houmann Mortensen & Phyo Thiha Cho, Frontier, Danwatch & Myanmar Now
"Garment factories supplying EU market accused of targeting union leaders", 7 M arch 2019...
Bangladesh: Human Rights Watch calls on govt. & global brands to investigate dismissals of protesting garment workers & end 'false' criminal charges
Author: Human Rights Watch
"Bangladesh: Investigate Dismissals of Protesting Workers", 5 March 2019...
Dutch supermarket Albert Heijn publishes new human rights & due diligence policy in response to Oxfam campaign
Author: Ioan Nemes, Oxfam Novib
"Albert Heijn commits to become a leader on human rights", 19 Feb 2019...
Author: Donegal Now
"Good news for Donegal's Lidl employees as the supermarket giant commits to living wage increase", 12 November 2018...
- Related companies: Lidl
Days after IPCC report, 30 U.K. companies commit to dedicating hundreds of millions of pounds to addressing climate change
Author: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, UK Government
"Top businesses across the UK have today announced significant pledges worth hundreds of millions of pounds to tackle climate change, marking the government’s first ever Green GB & NI Week....
- Related stories: International scientific body report on climate change warns of need to act now to prevent catastrophic impacts of climate change
- Related in-depth areas: Climate change
- Related companies: Admiral Group Amazon.com Barratt Developments Coca-Cola Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu EDF Hargreaves Lansdown HSBC John Lewis Partnership KPMG Lidl Tesco
Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: The use of consumer protection laws for corporate accountability
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...