The food sector spans the globe: seafood from Thailand, sugar from India, cocoa from Ghana, and coffee from Brazil. But this global reach brings problems: poor working conditions and low wages, forced labor, child labor, gender inequality, and violation of community rights to land. What’s a responsible investor to do?
As millions in corporate cash and armies of lobbyists flood the Capitol, Congress is poised yet again to favor corporations and the wealthy over investments in working families and the climate.
There’s a dirty secret about the chocolate industry: it profits from child labor and enslavement. The Supreme Court just made it harder for six abused laborers to seek redress.