Tagged: Coca-Cola

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Graphic: Coca-Cola Company listened

The Coca-Cola Company today committed to take steps to stop land grabs from happening in its supply chain after more than 225,000 people signed petitions and took action as part of Oxfam’s campaign to urge food and beverage companies to respect community land rights.

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Tell Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Associated British Foods to make sure their sugar doesn¹t lead to land grabs.

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Sugar plantation signs at the entrance to Jatayvary Indigenous Land in Brazil.

The biggest names in the food and drink industry are not doing enough to stop land grabs and conflicts in their supply chains.

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Sugarcane plantation occupies land of an Guarani-kaiowá indigenous community.

Many indigenous communities across Mato Gross do Sul are fighting for official recognition of their ownership of the land but it is a lengthy process - in the meantime agro-industrial companies have wasted no time in clearing the land which the community believes will be planted with sugar cane.

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Woman shopping. Photo: Oxfam

Today 33 major investment funds, representing nearly $1.4 trillion of assets under management, called on food industry giants to improve their supply chain policies and transparency.

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The world’s largest food and beverage companies have a lot of power – but you have more. And because they’re not using theirs enough to help poor communities or the planet, you can use yours to change the way they do business.

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