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4 September 2018

USA: Senator Bernie Sanders calls on Amazon & Walmart to pay a living wage; includes company comments

US Senator Bernie Sanders is calling upon Amazon and Walmart to pay a living wage and improve working conditions. Senator Sanders has introduced legislation that would require large employers to fully cover the cost of food stamps, public housing,...

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Company response
3 September 2018

Walmart’s response re allegations by Senator Bernie Sanders that Walmart does not pay its workers in the US a living wage

Author: Walmart

At Walmart we’re proud to be an employer of opportunity for our associates. Since 2015, we’ve invested more than $2.7 billion in education, training and higher wages for our associates across the country. We offer a wide variety of career opportunities...

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20 August 2018

The African Coalition for Corporate Accountability disappointed by UK court's dismissal of case by victims of 2008 post-election violence in Kenya against Unilever

The African Coalition for Corporate Accountability (ACCA) has expressed disappointment with the judgement handed down by the UK Court of Appeal (CA) in the matter against Unilever. The claimants, who are a group of 218 survivors of 2007 post-election...

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Article
14 August 2018

Uganda: Govt. agency to start mandatory certification of products to safeguard environment and consumers' health & safety

Author: The Independent (Uganda)

"UNBS to start mandatory certification of products"...

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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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Article
25 July 2018

Major US food companies establish sustainability alliance to benefit fishing communities & the environment

Author: Christine Blank, SeafoodSource

"Major US food companies form sustainability alliance", 18 July 2018...

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Lawsuit
23 July 2018
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Author: Rádio Francesa Internacional (RFI)

"Johnson & Johnson é condenada a pagar multa bilionária por dissimular amianto em talco da marca", 13 de julho de 2018...

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Article
16 July 2018

Zambia: Govt. agency to probe safety of consumer product after safety concerns

Author: The Zambian Observer

"Zambia Compulsory Standards Agency probing safety of Blue Band Margarine"...

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Article
13 July 2018

USA: Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $4.7bn in lawsuit alleging talcum powder caused ovarian cancer

Author: BBC

"Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.7bn damages in talc cancer case", 13 July 2018...

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20 June 2018

Shareholders & civil society groups urge Amazon to halt sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement agencies

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