Fair Trade

“Ikea Likes the Taste of Single-Origin Ugandan Coffee” – Bloomberg – October 24, 2017

On October 24, 2017 Bloomberg Intelligence reported that Ikea has “signed a three to five-year partnership with Kawacom Ltd., a coffee processor and exporter in Uganda that works with local farmers in the White Nile region. The move is part of Ikea’s social business initiative, which aims to help marginalized members of society by offering […]

“Smartphones are child’s play, but what about the child labor?” – OEDC Insights – April 27, 2017

On April 27, 2017 Roel Nieuwenkamp, Chair of the OECD Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct, contributed a thought piece to OECD Insights in which he exposes how child labor is exploited in the production of digital technology. The piece profiles the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, which “call on companies to scrutinize their supply […]