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18 September 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: Parent company liability for extraterritorial abuse

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14 August 2018

Unilever lawsuit (re ethnic violence in Kenya)

In 2016 employees and residents of a Unilever tea plantation in Kenya filed a lawsuit against Unilever PLC (the UK-domiciled parent company) and Unilever Tea Kenya Limited (the Kenyan-incorporated subsidiary) at the High Court of Justice Queen’s Bench...

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24 July 2018
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Author: ComunicaRSE

“Quince casos empresarios que están contribuyendo a los ODS a través de la gestión de DD.HH.”, 20 de julio de 2018...

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23 July 2018

UK appeals court dismisses lawsuit against Unilever over 2007 post-election attacks at tea plantation in Kenya; includes co's statement

On 4 July 2018, the UK Court of Appeal dismissed a case against Unilever brought by the survivors of 2007 post-election attacks at a tea plantation in Kenya.  The lawsuit alleged that UK-registered parent company and its Kenyan-registered subsidiary...

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16 July 2018

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...

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3 July 2018

Yorkshire Tea, Twinings & Tetley become first major tea brands to publish supplier list

In June 2018 Yorkshire Tea (part of Taylors of Harrogate) became the first major UK tea brand to publish its supplier list. The brand made the move following the "Who picked my tea?" campaign by Tradcraft Exchange. In August 2018, Twinings followed su...

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30 May 2018
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Author: El Periódico (España)

“Explotados por el té en la India”, 22 de mayo de 2018...

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1 May 2018

NGOs urge Unilever to redress harm to survivors of 2007 post-election attacks at tea plantation in Kenya; company responds

Four human rights organizations sent a letter to Unilever PLC’s CEO, Paul Polman, asking to reconsider the way the company is dealing with a case brought in the UK court by the survivors of post-election attacks at one of its tea plantations in Kenya...

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25 April 2018

India: Deaths of Indian tea estates under the World Bank's watch

Author: Accountabilitea, India

"Nine Years of Neglect: Deaths of Indian Tea Estates under the World Bank's Watch", 27 April 2018...

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8 December 2017

Commentary: Malawi: Education & leadership opportunities are key to promoting rights of women tea farmers

Author: Sarah Roberts, Ethical Tea Partnership, Business and Human Rights Journal

"Women's Rights: Bridging the Gap in Malawi", 6 Dec 2017...

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