Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

“FGV Banned from Selling Products to the United States Due to Ongoing Labor Issues, Increasing Reputation Risk” – Chain Reaction Research – October 6, 2020

On October 6, 2020 Chain Reaction Research reported:  “On September 30, 2020, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a Withhold Release Order (WRO) on palm oil products produced by Malaysian Felda Global Ventures (FGV) over concerns of alleged forced labor issues. FGV is a Bursa Malaysia-listed palm oil company with plantations, milling, and […]

“Barry Callebaut makes unprecedented move of releasing its direct cocoa sourcing map” – Confectionery News – September 9, 2020

On September 9, 2020 Confectionery News reported that “Barry Callebaut Group, one of the world’s largest cocoa manufactures, has released a collection of farmer data in its supply chain by going public with a map of all its cocoa suppliers in West Africa. This map highlights the locations of cooperative and buying stations from which […]