Multinationals pledge to end child labour in Indian seed production

Author: India Committee of the Netherlands, Amnesty International Netherlands, Novib/Oxfam Netherlands and FNV Mondiaal, Published on: 24 October 2003

Seed multinationals Monsanto, Emergent Genetics, Hindustan Lever, Syngenta, Advanta and Proagro (a subsidiary of Bayer) as well as some big Indian seed companies, have agreed to co-operate with the MV Foundation (MVF)...to eliminate child labour from the cotton seed industry. [also refers to Indian companies Mahyco & Paras Seeds]

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Related companies: Advanta Seeds Bayer Emergent Genetics (part of Monsanto) Hindustan Unilever Mahyco Monsanto (part of Bayer) Paras Seeds Proagro (part of Bayer) Syngenta Unilever