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Chocolate & cocoa

A cacao tree with fruit pods in various stages of ripening-credit-By Photo by Medicaster. (en:Image:Cocoa Pods.JPG) [Public domain]

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11 December 2019

Nestlé publishes new 'Tackling Child Labour' report, citing progress in efforts to reduce the issue in cocoa communities

On 10 December 2019, Nestlé released its latest 'Tackling Child Labour' report, citing significant progress in its effort to tackle child labour in its West African supply chain. Building on this, Nestlé also said it "will continue to expand its cocoa...

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5 December 2019
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Author: Natasha Foote, Euractiv

« Les grands chocolatiers réclament une approche européenne dans le secteur du cacao », 3 décembre 2019...

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4 December 2019

World's major chocolate companies call for EU-wide human rights and environmental due diligence regulation

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2 December 2019

Cocoa companies call for EU-wide human rights and environmental due diligence requirements

Author: Barry Callebaut AG, Mars Wrigley and Mondelēz International, The VOICE Network, Rainforest Alliance and Fairtrade

We, a group of companies (Barry Callebaut AG, Mars Wrigley and Mondelēz International), The VOICE Network, Rainforest Alliance and Fairtrade, call on the European Union, by far the largest importer and consumer of cocoa in the world, to strengthen...

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27 November 2019
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Author: Birgit Hinsch, Katja Tölle & Kai Thomas, Öko-Test Magazin

'Schokolade im Test: Tafeln häufig mit Mineralöl belastet', 22. November 2019...

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21 November 2019
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Author: Friedel Hütz-Adams, SÜDWIND-Institut, via INKOTA-netzwerk

"Menschenrechtsverletzungen im Kakaoanbau: Warum wir ein Lieferkettengesetz brauchen", Oktober 2019...

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19 November 2019
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"Lutte contre le travail des enfants en Côte-d’Ivoire: La Première Dame sur plusieurs fronts", 19 novembre 2019...

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12 November 2019
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Author: Pierre Pinto, RFI

"Cacao: le travail des enfants «est un problème de politique publique, de pauvreté»", 11 novembre 2019...

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6 November 2019
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Author: Boris Odilon, BLE/RTI Info (Côte d'Ivoire)

"Des entreprises encouragent le mentorat et la formation des jeunes en Afrique subsaharienne à travers « Alliance for Youth »", 1er novembre 2019...

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6 November 2019
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Author: RFI

« Cacao ivoirien: la menace d'un embargo américain », 3 novembre 2019...

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