Criticism of Wilmar continues: Amnesty International finds labour violations

 West Kalimantan
Boy collecting Fresh Fruit Bunches (FFB) in an oil palm plantation. Sanggau, West Kalimantan. November 2005. | Bild (Ausschnitt): © Wakx [CC BY-NC-SA 2.0] - flickr

Whether Nestlé, Unilever, Procter & Gamble or Kellogg’s, palm oil is included in almost all branded products. Behind it is often one name: Wilmar, an agrarian company and leading palm oil producer. Especially in Indonesia, the Group operates through a   ... →

Australia’s biggest four banks finance land grabs, illegal logging and child labor

A recent Oxfam Australia report (Banking on Shaky Ground, April 2014)  reveals that Australia’s mayor banks- National Australian Bank (NAB),  Commonwealth Bank (CBA), Westpac and ANZ are funding, directly and indirectly, companies which are responsible for human rights   ... →

Nestlé: Accused of persistent child labour on its cocoa farms

Rights of the child infringed in Ivory Coast

A report of the Washington-based civil society organisation Fair Labor Association (FLA) has shown that child labour is still widespread on Ivory Coast cocoa farms supplying Nestlé. It was the first time   ... →