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1 December 2001
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作者: Terry Collingsworth, Executive Director of International Labor Rights Fund, in ACLU International Civil Liberties Report 2001 [American Civil Liberties Union]

[includes reference to human rights-related cases in U.S. courts against Unocal, ExxonMobil, Coca-Cola, Fresh Del Monte Produce, DynCorp]

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1 December 2001
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作者: Peter Utting, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)

...this paper seeks to examine why multistakeholder initiatives have emerged as one of the dominant regulatory approaches in recent years...The schemes referred to include AA1000, the Clean Clothes Campaign, the Ethical Trading Initiative, the Fair...

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23 November 2001
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作者: Reuters

Authorities in India's western Gujarat state have begun procurement of illegally grown gene-engineered cotton from farmers to prevent replanting of the seeds, officials said yesterday.

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19 November 2001
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作者: Susan Wennemyr, SocialFunds.com

Three major Dutch banks [ABN AMRO, Rabobank, and Fortis Bankhave] announced they will restrict loans for palm oil plantation development in Indonesia that results in tropical rainforest destruction.

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19 November 2001
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作者: The Namibian

The Namibia Farmworkers Union (Nafwu) annual meeting at the weekend was adamant that Government should introduce minimum wages in the agricultural sector in view of the starvation wages paid by some farmers.

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19 November 2001
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作者: The Namibian

Delegates to a Namibia Farmworkers Union (Nafwu) meeting have condemned the exploitation of child labourers in Namibia...The union appealed "to employers in the agricultural sector who have continued to employ minor children to immediately stop these...

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16 November 2001
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作者: Reuters

The European Court of Justice found Italy failed to fully identify and monitor bodies of water subject to nitrate pollution from livestock farming.

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15 November 2001
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作者: Karen Iley, Reuters

Global food security is under threat from "bio-pirates" who take plants from developing countries, change them slightly then patent the new varieties, according to anti-poverty groups and activists

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15 November 2001
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作者: Meaghan Shaw, The Age [Australia]

Child labor laws will be overhauled and fines for exploitation increased from $100 to $10,000, the Bracks Government announced yesterday.

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15 November 2001
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作者: Julie Ingwersen, Reuters

African farmers waging the age-old battle against pests and crop disease are not nearly as well-armed as their counterparts in Europe and North America. But biotechnology could provide them with powerful tools to help feed a growing population and...

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