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Coca-Cola vows to axe suppliers guilty of land grabbing

Maria Redin

Coca-Cola has said it will cut off suppliers that do not follow guidelines to protect the land rights of local communities in developing countries.

The soft drinks company also pledged to use its clout to encourage other food and beverage firms, traders – especially of soy, sugar and palm oil – as well as governments to endorse and implement voluntary UN guidelines on responsible governance of tenure on land, fisheries and forests.

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  • Maria RedinMaria Redin

    Although I don't personally like everything soda companies sell, this is an amazing step for Coke to take. It doesn't solve everything, but I admire them for it.