Volcafe (part of ED&F Man)
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Business model of agricultural traders in Switzerland raises human rights concerns, according to NGO report urging tougher rules
In June 2019, the Swiss NGO Public Eye published a report titled "Agricultural Commodity Traders in Switzerland: Benefitting from Misery?" looking at Switzerland’s role as a global hub of agricultural commodities. According to the report, the...
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Author: Richard Isenring, for Pesticide Action Network, Berne Declaration
...the pesticide causes daily suffering to an extremely large number of farmers and workers. Problems resulting from paraquat exposure are found around the world: from the United States to Japan and from Costa Rica to Malaysia. The injuries suffered...
In Tanzania 4,400 Small-Scale Coffee Growers Sell Directly to Peet's and Five Other Overseas Buyers, Earning Premium Prices
Adolph Kumburu, AKSCG [Association of Kilimanjaro Specialty Coffee Growers] Executive Director, commented, "The direct export of 10 containers of specialty coffee is a great achievement that will provide a substantial increase in income for many...
Author: Sergio Ferrari, Comité por la anulación de la deuda del tercer-mundo
El "Ojo público sobre Davos" ("Mirada Ciudadana"), iniciativa que se opone al Foro Económico del mismo nombre, concederá este año premios-sanciones a las empresas multinacionales más irresponsables. Instala así una metodología novedosa y original de...
Author: Berne Declaration
Candidates for the awards are WEF [World Economic Forum] corporate members and other companies who have excelled in socially and environmentally irresponsible behaviour. Award Category Human Rights: Bayer; Bechtel; Boehringer Ingelheim; Cement...
- Related companies: Bayer Bechtel Boards & More Boehringer Ingelheim BP CRH (Cement Roadstone Holdings) Danzer Dow Chemical ED&F Man Global Sports Lanka - GSL (part of GST) GST (Global Sports Technologies) KPMG MIBRAG - Mitteldeutsche Braunkohlenwerke (joint venture Washington Group & NRG Energy) Monsanto (part of Bayer) Nestlé New World Development NRG Energy RD Corporation Shell Stallion Garments Sun Hung Kai Properties Syngenta Tchibo Total TVI (Toronto Ventures Incorporated) Pacific Unocal (part of Chevron) Vodafone Volcafe (part of ED&F Man) Walmart Washington Group
Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com
Rainforest Alliance's recent agreement on sustainability with the world's two largest coffee traders [Neumann Kaffee Gruppe and Volcafe] holds promise but the devil may be in the details.