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Dutch Banking Sector Agreement partners publish first annual report; incl. analysis of cocoa supply chain
Author: Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands
"Dutch Banking Sector Agreement partners publish annual report with new analysis of cocoa sector", 9 August 2018...
- Related in-depth areas: Dutch Agreements on International Business Responsibility
EU urged to set mandatory standards for companies to tackle child labor, deforestation in coffee & cocoa sectors
Author: Julia Echikson & Ana Ionova, Reuters
"EU urged to draft law on child labor, deforestation in coffee and cocoa", 11 July 2018...
Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: The use of consumer protection laws for corporate accountability
In 2015 and 2018, American consumers filed two separate class action lawsuits against The Hershey Company (Hershey’s), in California and Massachusetts U.S. district courts respectively. The claimants allege that the company is violating these states’ ...
Africa: Mars has no legal duty to disclose information about possible forced child labor on its product labels, rules court
Author: Bob Egelko, mrt.com (Etats-Unis)
"Mars bars don’t need possible slave labor warning on wrapper, court rules", 6 June 2018...
USA: Court dismisses lawsuit against Mars over failure to disclose alleged use of child labour on its product labels
Author: Maria Dinzeo, Courthouse News (USA)
"Ninth Circuit Sides With Mars in Slave Labor Dispute", 4 June 2018...