behind the brands

behind the brands

Cut sugar cane. Photo credit: Ami Vitale / Oxfam America

Land rights and soda giants

Coca-Cola and PepsiCo have taken an important step by assessing the risks and impacts of their cane sugar sourcing on land rights in Brazil. Oxfam has been monitoring their progress, and providing advice on how they can improve.

Kitabe Terfe (25) -  OROMIA REGION, ETHIOPIA. Kitabe is part of Oxfam'€™s Projects Direct horticulture value chain project and WE Care project. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith

The journey to sustainable food

In February 2013, Oxfam launched the Behind the Brands campaign to challenge the ‘Big 10’ food and beverage companies. The companies have made significant new commitments, but they must now ensure that their suppliers actually change their practices in line with the commitments made.

A sister and brother mourn the death of their father, a cocao farmer, in Ivory Coast

Women’s Rights in the Cocoa Sector

This report provides examples of good practice to increase gender equality in the cocoa sector in West Africa, and shows where there is potential to make even greater change.

Women and cocoa evaluation

This evaluation provides an analysis of four gender impact assessments and action plans published by the world’s “Big Three” chocolate companies in two countries.

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The Behind The Brands Scorecard Methodology

The Behind the Brands scorecard is the core tool of the Behind the Brands campaign. It ranks the world’s ten biggest food and beverage companies on their agricultural sourcing policies. 

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