Chocolate & cocoa
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Author: Leanne de Bassompierre and Manisha Jha, Bloomberg
"Chocolate Makers Face Sustainability Dilemma Over Farmers’ Pay", 13 October 2019...
Author: Stanislas Ndayishimiye, RFI
"Déforestation et travail des enfants ternissent la filière cacao-chocolat", 3 octobre 2019...
- Related companies: Nestlé
Turkey: Investigation links Ferrero to exploitation of hazelnut pickers, child labour, low pay & long hours; Includes comments from Ferrero
Author: Tim Whewell, BBC News
"Is Nutella made with nuts picked by children?", 19 September 2019...
- Related companies: Ferrero
Calls for major reforms to UK Modern Slavery Act & mandatory due diligence growing, Ethical Corporation reports
Author: Katherine Steiner-Dicks, Ethical Corporation
"‘We know most global companies have modern slavery in their supply chains’", 6 Aug 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest news on mandatory human rights due diligence Latest news on modern slavery & forced labour
- Related companies: "S Group" Argos (part of Home Retail Group) ASDA (part of Walmart) ASN Bank (part of SNS Reaal) ASOS Barry Callebaut Bavaria (part of SABMiller) Cargill Heineken Home Retail Group Homebase (part of Home Retail Group) John Lewis Partnership Marks & Spencer Rabobank Sainsbury's SNS Reaal Tesco Tony's Chocoloney Travis Perkins Vedanta Resources Waitrose (part of John Lewis Partnership) Walmart Wickes
Author: Peter Whoriskey, The Washington Post
"U.S. weighs plan to block cocoa imports produced with child labor. Ivory Coast calls ban unfair.", 7 August 2019...
Commentary: Empty promises: the failure of voluntary corporate social responsibility initiatives to improve farmer incomes in the Ivorian cocoa sector
Author: Corporate Accountability Lab
Between October 2018 and March 2019, Corporate Accountability Lab (CAL) staff interviewed farmers, tribal leaders in cocoa-growing villages, cocoa cooperatives and local and international NGOs to assess the impact of Corporate Social Responsibility ...