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Mexico: Children reportedly working in poor conditions at Coca-Cola recycling plant, company responds
“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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Author: Anne-Catherine Husson-Traore, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)
« Droits humains: une notation publique pour 100 multinationales », 21 mars 2017...
Indonesia: Wilmar allegedly tries to cover up labour abuses exposed in 2016 Amnesty report; company denies allegation
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...
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...
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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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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- Related in-depth areas: Syrian refugees: Abuse & exploitation in Turkish garment factories
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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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- Related in-depth areas: Mitigation
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