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18 June 2019

The Cocoa industry accepts the minimum price for a tonne of cocoa as demanded by Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana

Author: Africa News

"Cocoa industry stakeholders accept price dictated by Ghana, Ivory Coast", 13 June 2019 ...

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17 June 2019

Ghana: Research says increase in cocoa prices could help end child labour

Author: CGTN Africa, (Africa)

‘Study suggests higher cocoa prices could end child labor in Ghana’ 6 June 2019...

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13 June 2019

Switzerland: Debate intensifies around Initiative for responsible business conduct launched by NGO coalition

In April 2015, a coalition of Swiss civil society organizations launched a public initiative to hold Swiss companies to account for human rights abuses committed abroad. The initiative seeks mandatory human rights due diligence requirements for all Sw...

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12 June 2019
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Author: Agence Ecofin (Suisse)

"Nestlé Central & West Africa et l’AGRA soutiendront 2 000 jeunes entrepreneurs agricoles africains", 10 juin2019...

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12 June 2019
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Anlässlich des Internationalen Tags gegen Kinderarbeit am 12. Juni 2019 haben NGOs an die Bundesregierung und Wirtschaft appelliert, mehr im Kampf gegen Kinderarbeit zu tun. Sie fordern u.a. ein Gesetz, das Unternehmen verpflichtet, menschenrechtliche...

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10 June 2019

Ivory Coast: 20 years after child labour pledge, chocolate companies still cannot guarantee products made without child labour

Author: Peter Whoriskey & Rachel Siegel, The Washington Post

"Cocoa's child laborers", 5 June 2019...

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23 May 2019
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Le 28 avril 2019, le New York Times a publié un rapport de David Segal sur les conditions de travail des réfugiés syriens effectuant un travail pénible dans les fermes produisant 70% des noisettes dans le monde pour des entreprises de confiserie telles...

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20 May 2019

Turkey: Nestle & Ferrero face allegations of labour rights abuses of Syrian refugee hazelnut farmers

On the 28th of April 2019, the New York Times published a report by David Segal investigating the working conditions of Syrian refugees who perform backbreaking labor on the farms that produce 70 percent of the world’s hazelnuts for confectionery...

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20 May 2019
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Author: Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des multinationales (France)

« En Turquie, des réfugiés syriens exploités cueillent des noisettes pour Nestlé et Ferrero », 14 mai 2019 ...

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20 May 2019

Ulker did not respond

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