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22 March 2017

Mexico: Children reportedly working in poor conditions at Coca-Cola recycling plant, company responds

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Company response
21 March 2017

Coca-Cola response

“Our Human Rights Policy and our Supplier Guiding Principles strictly prohibit the use of child labor in any of our, or our suppliers’, operations.  We know, however, that child labor cannot be eliminated by working only with our direct suppliers, and...

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21 March 2017
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Un reportaje revela que niños y niñas trabajan en precarias condiciones como recolectores de basura para una planta recicladora de Coca-Cola. El Centro de Información invitó a Coca-Cola a responder; la respuesta está disponible aquí. 

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Company response
21 March 2017
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Nuestra Política de Derechos Humanos y nuestros Principios Guía de Proveedores prohíben estrictamente el trabajo infantil en cualquiera de nuestras operaciones o las de nuestros proveedores. Sabemos, sin embargo, que el trabajo infantil no se puede...

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Article
15 March 2017

Commentary: No scope for complacency in the wake of Corporate Human Rights Benchmark

Author: Moe Myint, Irrawaddy (Myanmar)

Myanmar Center for Responsible Business’s director Vicky Bowman said that the… Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB)...serves as test as to whether foreign conglomerates in Burma are following UN principles.  “This is looking at global behavior,”...

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Report
15 March 2017

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Key Findings Report 2017

Author: Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Limited (CHRB Ltd)

The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Key Findings Report was released 13 Mar 17....

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12 March 2017
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Author: Peniley Ramírez, Univisión

Los hermanos Herrera son menores de edad. El único trabajo que han hecho en sus vidas es recolectar basura. Viven con sus padres en una casa de cartón y madera con piso de tierra…en el Bordo de Xochiaca, un basurero en las afueras de la Ciudad de...

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Article
12 March 2017

Recycling misery: How Coca-Cola profits from garbage collected by Mexican children

Author: Peniley Ramírez, Univisión

The three Herrera siblings are minors who help their parents make a living by collecting garbage. They live with their parents in a cardboard and wooden house, with a dirt floor, surrounded by mountains of plastic waste and decomposing food in the...

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Article
10 March 2017

FIFA sets up human rights panel in response to criticism

Author: Brian Homewood, Reuters (Switzerland)

World soccer's ruling body FIFA, stung by criticism that it overlooks human rights in countries staging its tournaments, has set up an advisory panel to address the issue. South Africa and Brazil, which hosted the 2010 and 2014 World Cups, were...

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Article
2 March 2017

Commentary: "How corporations, activists, and politicians turned the language of human rights into meaningless babble"

Author: Michael Hobbes, Foreign Policy

"Saving the World, One Meaningless Buzzword at a Time - How corporations, activists, and politicians turned the language of human rights into meaningless babble"...

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