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24 September 2018

Indonesia: Palm oil trader Wilmar still buys from suppliers involved in worker exploitation, community conflicts, deforestation - Greenpeace

Author: Sheany, Jakarta Globe

Some of the world's largest brands, including PepsiCo, Unilever and Nestlé, have continued to buy palm oil from companies accused of being responsible for mass deforestation in Indonesia, a new report by Greenpeace International showed.......

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29 August 2018

New guidance for companies encourages action to support civic freedoms & human rights defenders & explores opportunities for engagement

Author: Bennett Freeman with Sif Thorgeirsson, Adele Barzelay & Brooks Reed

"Shared space under pressure: Business support for civic freedoms and human rights defenders," 29 August 2018 ...

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12 June 2018

Nigeria: Local community says pollution by Wilmar has compromised their livelihoods; company denies allegations

Author: Kingston Obung, BluePrint (Nigeria)

"Land grab: Cross River community wants firm to pay compensation"...

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7 June 2018

Guatemala: NGOs call companies to denounce, cancel contracts with palm oil giant Grupo Olmeca

Author: Gemma Tillack, The Understory

"Demand Action To Stop Guatemala's Palm Oil Driven Human Rights Crisis", 19 May 2016...

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10 January 2018

KnowTheChain: Ranking companies' efforts to address forced labour in their supply chains

  KnowTheChain is a resource for businesses and investors who need to understand and address forced labor risks within their supply chains. In 2018 KnowTheChain is benchmarking over 120 global companies across the three sectors.   2018 Information &am...

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20 December 2017
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Author: Reuters

…El operador global de materias primas Cargill suspendió las compras de aceite de palma a la guatemalteca Repsa [parte de Grupo Hame], dijo el miércoles la firma centroamericana, en medio de denuncias medioambientales y sociales de organismos...

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4 December 2017
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Author: Greenpeace

« L'huile de palme n'a pas encore coupé les ponts avec la déforestation », 30 novembre 2017...

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22 November 2017

Commentary: Companies' ineffective grievance mechanisms can amplify consequences of human rights abuses

Author: Jeff Conant, Friends of the Earth U.S., Business and Human Rights Journal

"Failures of redress, or when is a grievance mechanism not a grievance mechanism?", 22 Nov 2017...

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23 October 2017
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30 August 2017

Cereal, drinks companies often overlook risk of forced labor in sugarcane: study

Author: Reuters

Food and beverage companies face the risk of forced labor in countries where they obtain sugarcane but most fall short in efforts to tackle the problem that threatens millions of workers, according to a study [by KnowTheChain (KTC)]...Sugarcane...can...

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