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Company response
14 June 2019

Response by ECOM

Author: Ecom

Following are our comments to references to the ECOM Agroindustrial Group of companies made in the Public Eye Report dated June 2019 entitled “Agricultural Commodity Traders in Switzerland – Benefitting from Misery?”...

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Report
17 December 2014

[PDF] The Fairness Gap: Farmer Incomes and Root Cause Solutions to Ending Child Labor in the Cocoa Industry

Author: International Labor Rights Forum (ILRF)

 This report analyzes the root causes of why farmers are not receiving fair, sustainable prices for their cocoa, and what factors disempower them in an industry that sees growing profits for multi-national chocolate companies. [Refers to Barry...

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Article
1 June 2013

[PDF] Calling for Corporate Accountability: A Guide to the 2011 OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

Author: OECD Watch

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Glencore, POSCO, Shell, Statkraft and Ratiopharm to respond to certain allegations in the guide. Responses provided.] The guide is intended to help you understand how the dispute resolution mechanism...

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Article
23 December 2011

Fair Trade Proving Anything But to Farmers in $6 Billion Market

Author: Simon Clark & Heather Walsh, Bloomberg

...[t]he push to increase sales of goods deemed to be free of child labor and other practices has divided the movement, raised questions of whether going mainstream will undermine the cooperative farmers it was created to help and, most of all,...

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Article
23 March 2011
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Author: Le Temps [Côte d'Ivoire]

...[La] décision de l’Etat de prendre en main l’achat et l’exportation du cacao est en train de faire...fissurer le front anti-Gbagbo sur le marché mondial du cacao...[L]’un des gros exportateurs de cacao de Côte d’Ivoire, le trader Noble Group a...

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Article
21 March 2011

Cocoa traders ready to pay Gbagbo [Côte d'Ivoire]

Author: Jack Farchy and Javier Blas, Financial Times

Some cocoa traders are preparing to pay taxes to the regime of Laurent Gbagbo in a move that would hand a lifeline to the embattled former Ivory Coast president...Cocoa traders fear Mr Gbagbo may confiscate stocks of cocoa worth $1.3bn if they do not...

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Article
29 October 2010

German NGO Pursues Uzbek Human Rights Complaint with EU Cotton Traders

Author: Catherine A. Fitzpatrick, EurasiaNet

The companies targeted in the ECCHR [OECD Guidelines] complaint [regarding trading in Uzbek cotton] are Paul Reinhart AG (Switzerland), ECOM Agroindustrial Corp Ltd. (Switzerland), Devot S.A. (France), Otto Stadtlander GmbH (Germany) and three UK-based...

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Article
10 May 2010
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Author: UTZ Certified et Cargill

...Cargill a décerné les premières primes UTZ CERTIFIED à deux coopératives agricoles de Côte d'Ivoire...qui ont reçu plus de US$400 000 (200 000 000 CFA) pour avoir fourni des graines de cacao durables bénéficiant de la certification UTZ CERTIFIED...

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Article
6 June 2007

[PDF] Hot Chocolate - How Cocoa fuelled the conflict in Côte d’Ivoire

Author: Global Witness

This report – Global Witness’s first report dedicated to the cocoa sector in Côte d’Ivoire – documents how revenues from the cocoa trade have contributed to funding armed conflict and how opportunities for enrichment from cocoa through corruption and...

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Article
24 April 2007

Certifying Coffee Aids Farmers and Forests in Chiapas [Mexico]

Author: Elisabeth Malkin, New York Times

One source of hope [for poor coffee farmers]: the increasing number of programs that help growers get higher prices for their beans if they show that they are protecting the environment, investing in community projects and treating workers well...N.G.O...

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