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24 March 2020
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Author: Sudhir Roc-Sennett, Vontobel Asset Management, dans l'AGEFI

« Contre le travail forcé: l’approche ESG », 2 mars 2020...

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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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14 August 2018

Twinings becomes second major tea brand to publish suppliers amid drive for slave-free Indian tea

Author: Sonia Elks, Reuters

"Twinings reveals suppliers amid drive for slave-free Indian tea", 13 August 2018...

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3 July 2018

Traidcraft Exchange campaign: Who picked my tea?

Author: Traidcraft Exchange

Many British blends include tea from Assam, where people get poverty wages, are scared to speak up and have no way out. The big British brands know this but aren’t doing enough to challenge it....

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3 July 2018

Yorkshire Tea, Twinings, Tetley, Clipper & PG Tips 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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20 April 2014

Primark to report 13pc sales rise [Bangladesh]

Author: Scott Campbell, Telegraph [UK]

Discount clothing retailer Primark is expected to report a 13pc rise in sales this week, almost a year to the day after the Rana Plaza factory collapsed…Associated British Foods, which owns the popular clothing chain, as well as sugar factories in...

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1 June 2008

[PDF] Sustainability Issues in the Tea Sector: A Comparative Analysis of Six Leading Producing Countries

Author: Sanne van der Wal, Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO)

In this report, SOMO is presenting for the first time…a…comparative analysis on social, economic and ecological conditions in the tea sector in 6 of the most important tea-producing countries: India, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Indonesia, Kenya and Malawi…The...

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4 October 2006

Not everyone's cup of tea

Author: Robyn Stubbs, Vancouver 24 Hours

…thanks to a growing initiative to ensure tea pickers are treated fairly by their employers, you can feel good about wrapping your fingers around a steaming cuppa. "Consumers want to make sure the products they're buying are being produced in an...

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1 March 2006

Sustainabilitea: The Dutch Tea Market and Corporate Social Responsibility

Author: SOMO, ProFound & India Committee of the Netherlands

...there is an urgent need for improvement of labour, social, ecological and economic conditions throughout the tea sector in the global south...Current responsible business initiatives of mayor players on the Dutch tea market are analysed [in this...

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