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10 October 2017

KnowTheChain: Ranking companies' efforts to address forced labour in their supply chains

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Article
30 August 2017

Cereal, drinks companies often overlook risk of forced labor in sugarcane: study

Author: Reuters

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...

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29 August 2017

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....

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4 August 2017
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Author: Amnesty International

« Huile de palme: un premier pas du géant agroalimentaire Wilmar », 17 juillet 2017...

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6 June 2017

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.

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Company response
6 June 2017

Wilmar response

Author: Wilmar

...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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Article
16 May 2017

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...

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8 May 2017

Indonesia: Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil freezes operations of 7 Goodhope subsidiaries for failure to comply with environmental procedures

Author: Alice Cuddy, Mongabay

"RSPO freezes palm oil company’s operations in Papua", 7 May 2017...

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24 April 2017

Indonesia: Court orders local govt. to review palm oil plantation permits & hold companies accountable for 2015 deforestation fires

Author: Friends of the Earth, on EcoWatch

"Historic Verdict in Indonesia’s Fight Against Deforestation", 5 Apr 2017...

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15 April 2017

Indonesian & Malaysian palm oil firms acknowledge increasing need to respond to human rights concerns, not just environmental ones

Author: Hannah Koh, Eco-Business

"Has the conversation about palm oil moved from environment to people?", 12 April 2017...

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