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3 July 2020

Nestlé, Cargill, Archer Daniels Midland lawsuit (re Côte d'Ivoire)

In 2005, three individuals from an NGO filed a class action lawsuit in the USA against Nestlé, Archer Daniels Midland, and Cargill alleging they had been trafficked from Mali as child slaves and forced to work in the Côte d'Ivoire on plantations which...

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12 May 2020

Honduras: 6,500 workers on Fyffes’ melon plantations report ongoing labour abuses, chemical exposure & union busting; Incl. company responses

In April 2020, International Labor Rights Forum, Fair World Project, and the International Union of Food Workers published a report alleging ongoing labour rights violations faced by 6,500 workers on Fyffes’ melon plantations in Honduras since 2016....

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10 February 2020

Should we consider fossil fuel extraction an unjust enterprise?

Author: 11/2/20 - Imani Jacqueline Brown, Economic Inequality Fellow with Open Society Foundations

Fossil fuel companies must be held to account, argues Imani Jacqueline Brown

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2 December 2019

Democratic Republic of Congo: HRW report alleges European development banks are failing to protect Feronia workers on palm oil plantations

A new report by Human Rights Watch entitled "A Dirty Investment" alleges workers on Feronia-owned palm oil plantations in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been exposed to hazardous pesticides, which causes health problems, and suffer abusive...

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Article
25 November 2019

European banks accused of failing to protect DRC palm oil workers

Author: Mia Swart, Aljazeera

A new report by a prominent rights group has accused four European development banks of failing to protect workers on palm oil plantations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) from being exposed to hazardous pesticides and being paid very low...

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25 November 2019

Interview: A Toxic Mix of Abuses on Congo’s Oil Palm Plantations - How European Development Banks Fail the Very People They Claim to Assist

Author: Human Rights Watch (HRW), USA

The largest agricultural employer in the Democratic Republic of Congo is Plantations et Huileries du Congo S.A. (PHC). In a country where two-thirds of the population live in poverty, PHC employs thousands on its oil palm plantations. The company, a...

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25 November 2019

DR Congo: Development Banks Linked to Palm Oil Abuses

Author: Human Rights Watch

The 95-page report, A Dirty Investment: European Development Banks’ Link to Abuses in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Palm Oil Industry, documents that investment banks owned by Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom are failing...

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25 November 2019

A Dirty Investment - European Development Banks’ Link to Abuses in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Palm Oil Industry

Author: Human Rights Watch (HRW), USA

This report examines the responsibility of four European development banks for abusive practices on oil palm plantations in the Democratic Republic of Congo. These banks – BIO, from Belgium; CDC Group, from the United Kingdom; DEG, from Germany; and...

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25 November 2019

DR Congo: Development banks linked to palm oil abuses failed oversight enables labor, environmental harm

Author: Farmlandgrab.org

Four European development banks are financing a palm oil company in the Democratic Republic of Congo that is violating workers’ rights and dumping untreated waste, Human Rights Watch said in a report...[The report]...documents that investment banks...

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7 November 2019

Brazil: Report reveals that China and the EU import soybeans from unregistered farms, driving deforestation

Author: Mongabay

“China, EU are importing soybeans from unregistered Brazil farms: report”, 1st November 2019...

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