hide message

Welcome to the Resource Centre

We make it our mission to work with advocates in civil society, business and government to address inequalities of power, seek remedy for abuse, and ensure protection of people and planet.

Both companies and impacted communities thank us for the resources and support we provide.

This is only possible because of your support. Please make a donation today.

Thank you,
Phil Bloomer, Executive Director

Donate now hide message

Royal Van Zanten

Headquarters in Netherlands

Royal Van Zanten website

🔎 Run a search for “Royal Van Zanten”

Get RSS feed of these results

All stories

7 December 2016

Uganda: Women working at Royal Van Zanten flower farm poisoned by pesticides - Trade Minister dismisses workers' claims to protect flower industry

Author: Isaac Khisa, Independent (Uganda)

Poison at Dutch flower farm, 5 Dec 2016...

Read more

19 November 2016

Lobby groups urge govt. to ensure horticultural farms adhere to safety regulations after Royal Van Zanten's workers inhale toxic fumigant

Author: Nandudu Prossy, New Vision (Uganda)

“Investors to be inspected to ensure safety of workers”...

Read more

19 November 2016

Royal Van Zanten says it will take more precautions to protect workers from toxic chemicals; ill workers treated

Author: Associated Press, in Fox News, USA

"Ugandan incident prompts concern for flower farm workers"...

Read more

18 November 2016

Uganda: Workers at Royal Van Zanten's farm develop health complications after allegedly inhaling toxic fumigant; company comments

Lobby groups have called in government to ensure multinational companies adhere to the required healthy and safe working conditions. They were reacting to allegations that some workers at Royal Van Zanten's flower farm recently developed health...

See full story

27 January 2002

Company Fined $12,000 After Worker's Toes Amputated [New Zealand]

Author: New Zealand Occupational Safety & Health Service

A Balclutha company was fined $12,000 after being prosecuted by the Occupational Safety and Health Service (OSH) today. Van Zanten New Zealand Ltd [part of Royal Van Zanten], a bulb growing company, were fined after a worker had his foot crushed and...

Read more