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16 July 2018

EU delegates briefed on sugar land disputes

Author: Pech Sotheary, Khmer Times

12 July 2018...

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15 July 2018

Australia: Labour hire company Agri Labour Australia faces allegations of underpaying workers; dangerous working conditions

Labour hire company Agri Labour Australia faces allegations of underpaying farm labourers. Workers also claim that they experienced "bleeding episodes" after breathing in farm chemicals. ...

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27 June 2018
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Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Zwangsarbeit, Kinderarbeit, Diskriminierung, Hungerlöhne, unsichere Arbeitsbedingungen, Drohungen und andere Menschenrechtsverletzungen in den globalen Lieferketten von Unternehmen sind ausführlich dokumentiert... Lieferketten sind komplex,...

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26 June 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: The use of consumer protection laws for corporate accountability

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23 June 2018

Myanmar: Villagers fleeing armed conflict in Kachin lose lands to Chinese banana plantations

Author: Char Thar, Myanmar Times

"Chinese banana plantations flourish as villagers lose their land in Kachin", 22 June 2018 As residents in Kachin State flee from their homes due to fighting between the Tatmadaw (military) and the ethnic Kachin Independence Army (KIA), Chinese bus...

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21 June 2018

Global Report - Ripe for Change: Ending Human Suffering in Supermarket Supply Chains

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...

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21 June 2018

Oxfam assessment of Dutch supermarket's food supply chains

Author: Oxfam Novib

The Dutch supermarket sector is heavily consolidated, with the two largest supermarket chains controlling over 50% of the market... At the same time, supermarkets are competing with each other fiercely in the battle for consumers. They try to attrac...

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21 June 2018

Oxfam assessment of German supermarket's food supply chains

Author: Oxfam Germany

...A new Supermarkets Scorecard developed by Oxfam rates some of the biggest and fastest growing supermarkets in Germany...on the strength of their publicly available policies and reported practices to address human rights and social sustainability...

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21 June 2018

Oxfam assessment of UK supermarket's food supply chains

Author: Oxfam GB

... In the UK, the grocery sector is one of the most diverse and sophisticated in the world, worth nearly £185bn per year... Supermarkets have delivered low prices, unparalleled year-round choice and ‘just in time’ convenience to many consumers in ...

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21 June 2018

Oxfam assessment of US supermarket's food supply chains

Author: Oxfam US

...Given their tremendous market power and growing profits, food retailers can afford to act ethically and equitably. Unfortunately, the market leaders have failed to live up to this responsibility, instead using their huge buying power to exert...

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