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11 September 2019

Australia: Shareholders urge Coles to change its policies covering potential modern slavery in its supply chains

Author: Dominic Powell, The Sydney Morning Herald

"Coles under pressure over potential worker exploitation in supply chains", 11 September 2019...

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19 July 2019

Kenya: Local govt.s close Naivas & Tuskys stores' meat sections for unlawfully using preservatives to prolong meat shelf life

The Nairobi County government has closed six meat sections in major supermarkets including Tuskys Supermarkets while Machakos county government has closed all Naivas Stores' meat sections. This was after tests showed they were retailing meat preserved...

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16 July 2019

World Benchmarking Alliance announces seven systems transformations for benchmarking companies on the SDGs

Author: World Benchmarking Alliance

The global challenges we face, from climate disaster to gender inequality, unsustainable food systems to digital exclusion, are interconnected and affect us all. There is a perfect storm brewing with growing pressure to deliver on the Sustainable...

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Article
15 July 2019

Kenya: Journalist exposes how supermarkets endanger consumers' health by lacing beef with chemicals to increase shelf life

Author: Denis Mwangi, Kenyans.co.ke

"NTV Exposes How Supermarkets Use Harmful Chemicals to Preserve Meat"...

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Article
24 June 2019

Italy: Modern slavery conditions found in farms producing for international supermarkets

Author: Tobias Jones & Ayo Awokoya, The Guardian

"Are your tinned tomatoes picked by slave labour?" 20 June 2019...

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11 June 2019

Ecuador: Companies release joint statement in support of threatened labour rights defender Jorge Acosta

Today companies sourcing bananas from Ecuador - Axfood, Coop, Everfresh, Greenfood, Martin & Servera and Menigo - released a joint statement to Ecuadorian government in support of Jorge Acosta, the coordinator of the banana workers’ union ASTAC ...

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Company response
11 June 2019

ICA response re: defender Jorge Acosta

ICA expects all our suppliers to act in a responsible way and work in line with the requirements stipulated in our contracts. In these we point to the need for suppliers , that have business in countries like Ecuador, to conduct business in responsible...

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20 May 2019

USA: Nonprofit drug rehab program allegedly sends patients to work without pay at Exxon, Shell & Walmart; incl. company responses

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6 May 2019

Australia: Supermarkets Coles & Woolworths pressured over alleged exploitation in labour supply chains

Author: Mahalia Dobson & Rhiannon Tuffield, ABC

"Coles and Woolworths urged to boycott suppliers linked to the exploitation of migrant workers", 3 May 2019...

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Article
6 May 2019

Civic leaders & CEOs from The B Team urge US Congress to support legislation to curb use of anonymous companies

Author: 12 civic leaders & CEOs from The B Team

"US government action on anonymous companies is crucial in global effort to fight corruption," 30 April 2019...

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