The Norwegian Pension Fund (NPF) manages assets worth more than 840 billion €, constituting the largest government pension fund worldwide. The fund’s assets mainly stem from Norway’s oil revenues and are supposed to offset oil price fluctuations and maintain pensions ... →
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 ... →
Over the past few years there have been numerous reports related to child labour on cocoa plantations in the Ivory Coast. Nestlé too sources its cocoa from plantations in the country. Recently, there have been new developments in reference to ... →
Following on from our article on 06/09/2015, “Nestlé: water privatization despite drought”, a case has now been filed to restrict Nestle’s water extraction in Strawberry Creek, California.
Despite water shortages in the region, Nestle continues to extract water from Strawberry ... →
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 ... →