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S. Africa: 'Appalling' working & living conditions in wine supply chain allegedly linked to pressures from leading Dutch supermarkets, incl. company comments
Author: SOMO & Trust for Community Outreach and Education
"Pressing issues: South African wine farms and the responsibility for due diligence by Dutch supermarkets"...
Author: Claire Fages, RFI
« Thé ou mangue: les supermarchés peu vigilants sur les conditions de travail », 10 octobre 2019 ...
Oxfam reveals poverty pay, harsh working conditions & gender discrimination in intl. supermarkets' food supply chains; Includes company responses
Oxfam has released new research, which included in-depth interviews with workers in India and Brazil and a survey of workers in five other countries, revealing widespread labour rights allegations - including poverty pay, harsh working conditions, and...
- Related stories: Les supermarchés internationaux manquent de vigilance quant aux conditions de travail dans leurs chaînes d'approvisionnement, selon Oxfam Oxfam reveals poverty pay, harsh working conditions & gender discrimination in intl. supermarkets' food supply chains; Includes company responses
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Oxfam has assessed 16 large supermarkets across the US and Europe on their policies and practices in their food supply chains. The supermarkets were assessed on publicly disclosed policies and practices in four key areas: supply chain transparency;...
List of large businesses, associations & investors with public statements & endorsements in support of human rights due diligence regulation
Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Large businesses (>1 bn € turnover) and associations with public statements and endorsements in support of mandatory human rights due diligence (non-comprehensive list), last updated 19 February 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest Legal News Latest news on mandatory human rights due diligence
- Related companies: "S Group" Barry Callebaut BMW Cargill Coca-Cola Finland Daimler Danone Dormakaba Ericsson Fazer Group Ferrero Firmenich H&M Hapag-Lloyd Group Heineken Hershey IKEA Kesko KiK Mars Mercuria Energy Migros Mondelēz International Nestlé Nestlé Netherlands Novo Nordisk (part of Novo Group) PepsiCo Plus Primark (part of Associated British Foods) Rabobank REWE-Group Sampo Group Stora Enso Symrise Tchibo Trafigura Beheer Wihuri Group
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...
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: 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...