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12 July 2018

UK appeals court upholds dismissal of lawsuit against Unilever over 2007 post-election attacks at tea plantation in Kenya

Author: Ian Jones, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

"Court of Appeal upholds AAA v Unilever judgment, declining to allow parent company liability claim", 9 July 2018...

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9 July 2018

Facial analysis technology often recreates racial & gender bias, says researcher

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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 becomes first major tea brand 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.   "Who picked my tea?" challenges th...

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23 May 2018

Report by Chartered Institute of Building analyses UK construction industry's response to Modern Slavery Act

Author: Emma Crates, The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)

Construction and the Modern Slavery Act: Tackling exploitation in the UK, May 2018...

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15 May 2018

Ben & Jerry's & 350.org launch campaign to freeze fossil fuel investments in Australia

Author: Hannah Fernandez, Eco-Business

American ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s has partnered with climate activism group 350.org Australia to launch a campaign to freeze fossil fuels investments, by encouraging Australians to lobby their local governing bodies to ensure that none of its...

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14 May 2018

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark 2018 Progress Report

In 2017, CHRB launched the first Corporate Human Rights Benchmark, a landmark assessment of the largest public companies in the agricultural products, apparel and extractives industries. In 2018, CHRB will be releasing the follow up benchmark and...

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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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Company response
30 April 2018

Response by Unilever Group

Author: Unilever Group

UNILEVER GROUP REPLY TO LETTER DATED 19/04/2018 FROM REDRESS, CORE, ACCA AND KITUO CHA KERIA ALLEGING HUMAN RIGHTS POLICY INCONSISTENCY...

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10 April 2018
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Author: Béatrice Héraud, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Primark, Ferrero, Unilever... De grandes entreprises acceptent d'être transparentes sur leur chaîne d'approvisionnement », 9 avril 2018...

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