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Company non-response
15 January 2018

Indofood did not respond

Author: Indofood

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15 January 2018

Indonesia: Report details ongoing worker exploitation at Indofood; company did not respond

Rainforest Action Network (RAN) published a new report that raises serious allegations of labour abuses in the plantations of Indofood.  These allegations include (1) worker exploitation, (2) poverty-level wages, (3) hazardous work conditions...

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Company non-response
15 January 2018

Myanmar Stark Prestige Company did not respond

Author: Myanmar Stark Prestige Plantation Company

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15 January 2018

Myanmar: Report raises allegations of labour and land rights violations against Malaysian company, Stark Prestige; company did not respond

A report raised serious allegations against Myanmar Stark Prestige Plantation Company (MSSP), a Malaysian company.  These report alleges that: (1) MSPP activities have caused severe negative social and environmental impacts to indigenous villagers; (2...

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Article
1 January 2018

Indonesia: Agrarian conflicts up by 50%; most cases involve plantation & infrastructure sectors

Author: The Jakarta Post

"Cases of agrarian conflict increase in 2017: Consortium", 28 December 2017...

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Article
18 December 2017
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Author: El Salto (España)

Lolita Chávez: “Hemos parado a las mineras con nuestras vidas”, 13 de diciembre de 2017...

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18 December 2017
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Amigos de la Tierra (Friends of the Earth) solicitó a Cargill cambiar su relación comercial con la firma REPSA en Guatemala, y dejara de comprarle aceite de palma. REPSA ha sido señalada de supuestos abusos a derechos humanos y medioambientales. Las...

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14 December 2017
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"Tshopo : accord entre PHC/Feronia et communautés locales sur les projets sociaux", 23 novembre 2017...

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Company response
12 December 2017

Cargill response

Author: Cargill

Cargill has announced the suspension of business with Guatemalan palm oil supplier Reforestadora de Palmas del Petén, S.A (REPSA) effective immediately. The suspension is a result of REPSA’s failure to meet the requirements of Cargill’s sustainable...

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12 December 2017

Guatemala: NGO calls on Cargill to cut ties with palm oil firm REPSA over alleged threats, killings, environmental harms

Friends of the Earth calls on Cargill to change its business ties with palm oil firm REPSA in Guatemala, and stop buying palm oil from Guatemala altogether. REPSA has been accused for alleged human rights abuses and environmental damages....

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