GROW: Blogs tagged 'Behind the Brands'

18 March 2014 | Cassie Eades
When enough of us speak out, companies listen. Today PepsiCo proved this.After nearly 6 months of campaigning, the world’s second largest food and drink company agreed to a zero tolerance policy on land grabs and for its bottlers to do the same.
27 February 2014 | Irit Tamir
When customers speak, businesses listen. It’s an old adage in business that Oxfam and its supporters tested to see if this would be true on issues of sustainability and human rights.We launched the Behind the Brands Scorecard a year ago, to highlight issues in the supply chains of the Big 10 food and beverage companies: Associated British Foods, Coca-Cola, Danone, General Mills, Kellogg’s, Mars, Mondelez, Nestle, PepsiCo, and Unilever.
25 February 2014 | Georgi York
It’s not only Diana Ross who is left singing “upside down you’re turning me…” In the last twelve months Oxfam and hundreds of thousands of people around the world have joined together to shake-up the way the food and beverage industry impact people and planet. And it’s working! Things are changing.
24 January 2014 | Simon Starling
On 1 June 2011, Oxfam launched the GROW campaign to tackle the injustice of 900 million people going to bed hungry every night. The campaign now works in more than 50 countries around the world and at the international level.
20 December 2013 | Georgi York
267,000 actions. 1100 photos. 60 countries. 1 ask: PepsiCo and Associated British Foods - make sure your sugar doesn’t lead to land grabs!In November we partnered with photo sharing app EyeEm to ask you to Stand for Land by taking a photo of your feet in your favorite place and stand in solidarity with those affected by land grabs, to demand action from PepsiCo and ABF to make sure their sugar doesn’t lead to land grabs.
3 December 2013 | Georgi York
Planning on checking Facebook or Twitter today? Of course you are. Join in our quick social media action to push for some corporate social responsibility!
26 November 2013 | Georgi York
After 250,000 people joined the call for Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Associated British Foods (ABF), three of the biggest players in the sugar industry to make sure the sugar in their food and drinks doesn’t lead to land grabs, Coca-Cola committed to take steps to stop land grabs in their supply chain. Now it’s time to push Pepsi and ABF to do the same.
8 November 2013 | Judy Beals
What does it take to make a global sugar giant promise to improve its policies on land?
29 October 2013 | Al Kinley
How difficult is it to say “we do not tolerate abuse”?More than 300,000 of you have got involved in our Behind the Brands campaign, challenging the way the food companies that make your favorite brands do business.
21 October 2013 | Victoria Marzilli
Explaining the links that connect the sugar in your Coke or Pepsi to the global scandal of land grabs that kick poor farmers off their land can be a long and winding story.