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Commentary: Companies' ineffective grievance mechanisms can amplify consequences of human rights abuses
Author: Jeff Conant, Friends of the Earth U.S., Business and Human Rights Journal
"Failures of redress, or when is a grievance mechanism not a grievance mechanism?", 22 Nov 2017...
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Food and beverage companies face the risk of forced labor in countries where they obtain sugarcane but most fall short in efforts to tackle the problem that threatens millions of workers, according to a study [by KnowTheChain (KTC)]...Sugarcane...can...
KnowTheChain case study: How food and beverage companies tackle forced labour risks in sugar supply chains
This case study assesses how a sample of 10 chocolate and confectionary manufacturers, beverage companies, and sugar producers address forced labour risks in their sugarcane supply chains....
Author: Amnesty International
« Huile de palme: un premier pas du géant agroalimentaire Wilmar », 17 juillet 2017...
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Report points out rights, climate, biodiversity risks investors & financiers face in Southeast Asia’s tropical forest sector
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the companies highlighted in the report to respond. Responses from Itochu, Marubeni, Mizuno, Oji and Wilmar are available below.
...Wilmar’s approach to responsible palm oil production and supply chain management is guided by our No Deforestation, No Peat and No Exploitation (NDPE) Policy. We always maintain an open dialogue with non-profit organisations to understand their...
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- This is a response from the following companies: Wilmar International
Indonesia: Wilmar appeals RSPO ruling on land grabbing case; cites violation of due process as ground
Author: Rachel Diaz-Bastin, Mongabay
"Wilmar appeals RSPO ruling that it grabbed indigenous lands in Sumatra", 17 May 2017...