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5 December 2019
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Author: Natasha Foote, Euractiv

« Les grands chocolatiers réclament une approche européenne dans le secteur du cacao », 3 décembre 2019...

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2 December 2019

Cocoa companies call for EU-wide human rights and environmental due diligence requirements

Author: Barry Callebaut AG, Mars Wrigley and Mondelēz International, The VOICE Network, Rainforest Alliance and Fairtrade

We, a group of companies (Barry Callebaut AG, Mars Wrigley and Mondelēz International), The VOICE Network, Rainforest Alliance and Fairtrade, call on the European Union, by far the largest importer and consumer of cocoa in the world, to strengthen...

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21 November 2019
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Author: Friedel Hütz-Adams, SÜDWIND-Institut, via INKOTA-netzwerk

"Menschenrechtsverletzungen im Kakaoanbau: Warum wir ein Lieferkettengesetz brauchen", Oktober 2019...

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20 November 2019

EU: Anti-Slavery Intl. argues in favour of mandatory human rights due diligence, highlighting NGO and company support

Author: Chloe Cranston, Anti-Slavery International, via Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Why we are calling on the EU to make tackling abuses in supply chains mandatory", 14 Nov 2019...

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19 November 2019

EU Parliament committees on environment, trade & human rights affirm support for EU-wide due diligence regulation

Author: Fern

"Support solidifies for an EU due diligence regulation", 13 Nov 2019...

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31 October 2019

Six major brands join China Sustainable Palm Oil Alliance, taking lead in making sustainable palm oil the norm

Author: Nithin Coca, China Dialogue

“Can China shift to sustainable palm oil?”, 24 October 2019...

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31 October 2019
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Author: 尼辛•柯卡,中外对话


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27 August 2019
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9 August 2019

Ivory Coast rejects US proposal to block its cocoa from US ports to fight child labor

Author: Peter Whoriskey, The Washington Post

"U.S. weighs plan to block cocoa imports produced with child labor. Ivory Coast calls ban unfair.", 7 August 2019...

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15 July 2019

Côte d'Ivoire & Ghana set a fixed living income differential of $400 per tonne of cocoa to relieve farmer poverty

Author: Africa News

...Ivory Coast and Ghana have stepped up their efforts to reform the industry, imposing a fixed “living income differential” of $400 a tonne on all cocoa contracts sold by either country for the 2020/21 season...The premium...replaces an earlier...

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