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1 February 2015

Response by Charoen Pokphand: Myanmar Foreign Investment Tracking Project

1. Does your company have investments or operations in Myanmar or is it seriously considering investing or operating there?...

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Article
31 July 2014

Thailand: Costco, Morrisons, Tesco & others join CP Foods-hosted meeting on addressing trafficking & forced labour in supply chain

Author: Annie Kelly, Guardian (UK)

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Article
12 June 2014

Carrefour suspends prawn orders from CP Foods

Author: Fish Information & Services

Carrefour has decided to suspend its direct or indirect purchases from Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods) due to reports of likely connections with slave labour. The retailer explained this is a precautionary measure taken "until the issue is clarified...

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Article
10 June 2014

Trafficked into slavery on Thai trawlers to catch food for prawns

Author: Kate Hodal & Chris Kelly, Guardian

The Thai fishing industry is built on slavery, with men often beaten, tortured and sometimes killed - all to catch 'trash fish' to feed the cheap farmed prawns sold in the west…[M]any Thai officials not only turn a blind eye to abuse…they are often...

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12 November 2013

Weekly Overview: Thai Fishery Organisations Collaborate to Address Labour Issues

Author: Lucy Towers, The Fish Site

…[The] Board of Trade of Thailand has joined forces with eight associations and Charoen Pokphand Foods to create the “Thai Fishery Producers Coalition” (TFPC), which will work on addressing labour issues and work against illegal child labour, forced...

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Article
18 March 2013

UNCTAD hosts first Global Corporate Social Responsibility Retreat [Switzerland]

Author: UN Conference on Trade and Development

UNCTAD hosted its first Global CSR Retreat…bringing together 27 corporate social responsibility (CSR) professionals from 18 countries for a…peer-to-peer learning event. Participants shared best practices on sustainable business with their peers from...

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1 November 2009

[PDF] A Question of Governance: To Protect Agribusiness Profits or the Right to Food?

Author: Molly D. Anderson, Agribusiness Action Initiatives (AAI)

In November 2009, government delegates and representatives from multilateral organizations and civil society are meeting in Rome for the third international food summit to address rapidly rising numbers of hungry people (the “food crisis”) by...

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Article
26 April 2007

Child labourers toil in Thai seafood factories

Author: Reuters

Of the 200 people working in the barn-like factory…nearly half appeared to be in their early teens or younger...Half Thailand's exported shrimps go to the United States, where they end up on the shelves of retail giants such as Wal-Mart and Costco,...

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8 November 2005

Companies linked with Burma

Author: Intl. Confederation of Free Trade Unions

Updated on Tuesday, November 08, 2005. This list is not exhaustive. We are ready to correct any factual errors which it may contain. As we receive information on further companies which are active in Burma we will approach them in the same way and,...

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1 January 2005

Companies linked to Burma

Author: Intl. Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU)

[Updated Jan 2005] The database has been compiled by the ICFTU, based on publicly available information. It is a database of companies which appear, from the information available, to have some form of relationship with Burma...This list is not...

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