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14 August 2019
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Die im Juli 2019 von der Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung veröffentlichte Studie "Edle Tees für Hungerlöhne. Teeexporte von Darjeeling nach Deutschland"  thematisiert die Lebens- und Arbeitsbedingungen auf Teeplantagen sowie die zentrale Bedeutung deutscher...

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24 July 2019

Commentary: Brands are abandoning Fair Trade in favour of in-house certification schemes

Author: Samanth Subramanian, The Guardian

"Is fair trade finished?", 23 July 2019 ...

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10 July 2019

Kenyans lodge appeal with UK Supreme Court in Unilever negligence case

Author: RFI (France)

Some 218 Kenyans have lodged an appeal with Britain’s Supreme Court after the London-based corporate giant Unilever had their court case overturned. The Kenyans are claiming damages for alleged inadequate security deadly during post-election violence ...

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28 June 2019

Commentary: Parent companies soon to be unable to claim immunity from subsidiaries’ liabilities

Author: Julius Melnitzer, Financial Post (Canada)

"Why parent companies may soon be unable to claim immunity from their subsidiary's liabilities", 23 Jun 2019...

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3 June 2019

Kenya: Locals to seek UN's intervention to investigate alleged historical injustices by tea firms

Author: Nyabega Gisesa, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Kipsigis, Talai seek UN's help to fight tea firms"...

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2 June 2019

Nepal: Minister promises minimum wage to tea workers

Author: Bhim Chapagain, My Republica, Nepal

"Labor and employment minister promises minimum wage to tea laborers in Ilam", 18 May, 2019...

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27 May 2019

Kenya: Experts warn over continued use of weed killers linked to cancer

Author: Barnabas Bii, EastAfrican (Kenya)

"Experts warn over continued use of weed killers linked to cancer"...

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22 April 2019

Africa: ILO project to accelerate elimination of child labour in tea & coffee supply chains

Author: Lily Kampani, Malawi News Agency

"Africa: ILO Sets Out to Eradicate Child Labour in Africa"...

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27 March 2019

Sri Lanka: Fairtrade & Rainforest Alliance investigate after illegal wage deductions exposed at certified tea plantations; Incl. co. comments

Author: Lisa Fuller, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"EXCLUSIVE-Tea label giants vow probe after Sri Lanka labour abuse expose", 27 March 2019...

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17 March 2019

Norway's government pension fund announces risk-based divestments; companies invited to respond

Norway's Government Pension Fund Global recently divested its investment from some companies on the basis that they "impose substantial costs on other companies and society as a whole and so are not long-term sustainable."...

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