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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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19 June 2019

Business model of agricultural traders in Switzerland raises human rights concerns, according to NGO report urging tougher rules

In June 2019, the Swiss NGO Public Eye published a report titled "Agricultural Commodity Traders in Switzerland: Benefitting from Misery?" looking at Switzerland’s role as a global hub of agricultural commodities. According to the report, the...

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Company response
17 June 2019

Response by Olam

Author: Olam

Olam has put sustainability at the heart of our business. Conducting business in an ethical, socially responsible and environmentally sustainable manner is intrinsic to our company Purpose of Reimagining Global Agriculture and Food Systems. We are...

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17 March 2019

Norway's government pension fund announces risk-based divestments; companies invited to respond

Norway's Government Pension Fund Global recently divested its investment from some companies on the basis that they "impose substantial costs on other companies and society as a whole and so are not long-term sustainable."...

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Company response
17 March 2019

Response by Olam

Protecting our forests and areas of high conservation value and eliminating unacceptable land use is a priority for Olam across our agricultural supply chains worldwide under our Living Landscapes Policy....

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Article
17 December 2018

Environmental campaigners say cocoa industry not meeting deforestation pledges in Ghana & Ivory Coast

Author: Ruth Maclean, The Guardian

"Africa cocoa industry failing on deforestation pledge - campaigners", 7 December 2018....

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6 November 2018
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Author: Benjamin Polle, Jeune Afrique

"Huile de palme : front social orageux pour Olam au Gabon", 2 novembre 2018...

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14 August 2018
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5 March 2018
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Author: Anoh Kouao, Fraternité Matin (Côte d'Ivoire)

"Industrie cacaoyère: Les producteurs ne tirent que 2% des revenus", 5 mars 2018...

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20 December 2017
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