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Start tackling poverty by asking the right questions

09-12-2022

Trade union freedom and social dialogue are essential to respect the rights of workers in the agri-food sector. Gaining insight into the human rights situation in supply chains starts with asking the right questions. Parties to the international RBC Agreement for the Food Products Sector and Fairtrade have developed a flyer to help companies.

Final training Local Expert Network completed in Uganda

23-11-2022

Trade union FNV and Cordaid provided a Human Rights Due Diligence training in Uganda, as part of the IRBC Agreement for the Food Products Sector. The training was given to new participants of the Local Expert Network.

Webinar: Students HAS University present due diligence analyses for the food products sector

27-01-2022

International Food & Agribusiness (IFA) students from HAS University of Applied Sciences have investigated a range of agri-food supply chains to identify key sustainability and responsible business issues for FNLI members. The students will present their findings during a webinar.

Webinars and training on Human Rights Due Diligence and Risk management

03-12-2021

Are you interested in the topic of Human Rights Due Diligence in agri-food supply chains? Or working in this field for a company or NGO? Then the below webinars are of interest for you!

Heineken takes access to remedy seriously

12-07-2021

The international RBC Agreement for the Food Products Sector had an interview with Heineken’s Benjamin Gatland, Director Social Sustainability and Diane Zivkovic, Director Global Business Conduct, to discuss their approach to access to remedy and their grievance mechanism. This mechanism is critical to enforce Heineken’s Code of Business Conduct.

Supermarkets provide insight into living wage gap in banana sector

23-04-2021

Over the last year, Dutch supermarkets that are part of CBL worked on their commitment to close the living wage gap in the banana sector. The commitment is part of the IRBC Agreement for the Food Products Sector. They worked on this together with IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative.