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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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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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Author: Anne-Catherine Husson-Traore, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Droits humains: une notation publique pour 100 multinationales », 21 mars 2017...

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20 March 2017
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20 March 2017

Indonesia: Wilmar allegedly tries to cover up labour abuses exposed in 2016 Amnesty report; company denies allegation

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20 March 2017

Uzbekistan: Despite some improvements, govt. continues to use forced labour in cotton fields, says new ILO report

Author: International Labour Organization

"Third-party monitoring of measures against child labour and forced labour during the 2016 cotton harvest in Uzbekistan", January 2017...

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15 March 2017

India: Major footwear and garment brands react to serious human rights issues in their leather supply chain and promise collective action

The report Do leather workers matter? Violating labour rights and environmental norms in India’s leather production explores labour conditions in the leather industry that are steeped into deep-rooted social inequalities in Indian society based on...

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14 March 2017

US judge dismisses lawsuit against Nestlé, Cargill & Archer Daniels Midland over alleged child slavery in Côte d'Ivoire

Author: Edvard Pettersson, Bloomberg (USA)

"Nestle, Cargill Win Dismissal of Ex-Child Slaves' Lawsuit", 10 Mar 2017...

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13 March 2017

Turkey: How do Syrian refugee workers challenge supply chain management in garment industry?

Author: Emre Eren Korkmaz, International Migration Institute, University of Oxford

"How do Syrian refugee workers challenge supply chain management in the Turkish garment industry?"...

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10 March 2017

Norway: Govt. pension fund drops 10 firms due to links to coal, engages with textile sector on protection of refugee workers in Turkey

Author: Gwladys Fouche, Reuters

"Norway's $900 billion fund drops 10 more firms with links to coal", 7 Mar 2017...

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