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9 October 2018

GES launches second benchmark report on child labour in the cocoa supply chain

As a part of its long-term engagement, GES published its second public report on the issue, including investor expectations and a corporate benchmark of leading cocoa and chocolate companies.

GES has engaged the cocoa industry for many years to increase its effort in tackling the issue of child labour. Last year GES released a report, which was first of its kind investor report on the topic, was backed by more than 60 institutional investors worldwide supporting GES’ call for increased efforts by the cocoa industry to combat widespread child labour in its supply chain.

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24 October 2018

GES and UNICEF developed Investor Guidance for Children’s Rights Integration

GES and UNICEF are pleased to invite investors to review and comment on the draft Investor Guidance for Children’s Rights Integration which has been developed to help investors consider children’s rights in their analysis and engagement. The document outlines both expectations on the investors and investor expectations for the companies.

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