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 ... →
As Facing Finance reported in January of this year, six former child slaves who had been trafficked from Mali to Cote D’Ivoire filed a suit against Nestlé, Archer Daniels Midland and Cargill, alleging they were forced to harvest cocoa.
After ... →
Recently Facing Finance published the results of a study by Human Rights Watch on the working conditions occurring on Indonesian tobacco plantations.
Now the Swedish organization, Swedwatch, reports on similar incidents of environmental and human rights violations this time in ... →
In some countries it is better known and researched that children are used as cheap labour. Cases like the cocoa plantations of Nestlé’s suppliers in Côte d’Ivoire, or in cobalt mining in the DRC are abundantly known. Now a report ... →
Erneut schwere Vorwürfe gegen Samsung: Bei einem Zulieferer des Elektronikherstellers müssen Kinder unter ausbeuterischen Bedingungen arbeiten, bis zu 11 Stunden am Tag, teilweise unbezahlt. Das wirft die US-amerikanische Organisation China Labour Watch dem Elektronikriesen in einem neuen Bericht vor. Die ... →
Osnabrück/ Siegburg, 6 June 2014: Forced labour, similar to slavery, of adults and children is a very lucrative and profitable business generating about 150 billion US in profits annually. According to international estimates, worldwide approximately 21 million people are victims ... →
29 June 2012
By Humphrey Hawksley | BBC News
The food company Nestle has been accused of failing to carry out checks on child labour and other abuses in part of its cocoa supply chain. A report by an independent ... →
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 ... →