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Major chocolate companies and MEPs are calling for the EU to pass a due diligence regulation addressing environmental and human rights impacts in commodity supply chains......
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- Related companies: Barry Callebaut Mars Mondelēz International
Author: Concepcion Alvarez, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)
« Malgré leurs engagements, les grandes entreprises du chocolat continuent de déforester l’Afrique », 9 janvier 2019...
Commentary: Chocolate makers facing lawsuits over failure to effectively address use of child labour in cocoa supply chains
Author: Rosa Furneaux, Mother Jones (USA)
"Your Halloween Candy’s Hidden Ingredient: Child Slave Labor", 31 Oct 2018...
- Related stories: Hershey lawsuit (re child labour in Côte d’Ivoire) Nestlé, Cargill, Archer Daniels Midland lawsuit (re Côte d'Ivoire)
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- Related companies: Hershey Mars Nestlé
Major US food companies establish sustainability alliance to benefit fishing communities & the environment
Author: Christine Blank, SeafoodSource
"Major US food companies form sustainability alliance", 18 July 2018...
Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: The use of consumer protection laws for corporate accountability
Africa: Mars has no legal duty to disclose information about possible forced child labor on its product labels, rules court
Author: Bob Egelko, mrt.com (Etats-Unis)
"Mars bars don’t need possible slave labor warning on wrapper, court rules", 6 June 2018...
USA: Court dismisses lawsuit against Mars over failure to disclose alleged use of child labour on its product labels
Author: Maria Dinzeo, Courthouse News (USA)
"Ninth Circuit Sides With Mars in Slave Labor Dispute", 4 June 2018...