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Oxfam volunteers hold a banner reading "Caution: Ingredients may cause land grabs" outside of PepsiCo headquarters

Blog: PepsiCo takes a stand for land rights

Big news for those who care about the rights of rural and indigenous people around the world: After more than 272,000 people signed petitions and took action with Oxfam’s Behind the Brands campaign, PepsiCo, the world’s second-largest food and beverage company, committed to take steps to stop land grabs in its supply chain.

You spoke. Coca-Cola listened. Who's next?

Blog: You spoke. Coca-Cola listened. Who's next?

What does it take to make a global sugar giant promise to improve its policies on land?

Parece que Coca-Cola, Pepsi y ABF están ignorando a 175.000 de sus clientes

Blog: Parece que Coca-Cola, Pepsi y ABF están ignorando a 175.000 de sus clientes

¿Es tan difícil decir “no toleramos los abusos”? 

Habéis sido más 300.000 los que habéis participado en nuestra campaña Tras la Marca, cuestionando la manera en que funcionan las empresas alimentarias que fabrican vuestras marcas favoritas. 

Are Coke, Pepsi and ABF ignoring more than 192,000 of their customers?

Blog: Are Coke, Pepsi and ABF ignoring more than 192,000 of their customers?

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.

Infographic: Visualizing the global land rush

Blog: Infographic: Visualizing the global land rush

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.

Agricultoras de Brasil. Foto: Oxfam

Blog: Día Mundial de la Alimentación y Tras la Marca: Uniendo puntos

Ayer, 16 de octubre, era el Día Mundial de la Alimentación. También fue un día importante para la campaña Tas la Marca, con la celebración de varios eventos en Estados Unidos, los Países Bajos y Canadá. Pero, ¿cuál es la conexión entre ambos? ¿Cómo pueden unas personas manifestándose con una pancarta ante la sede de PepsiCo estar relacionadas con el día mundial en el que las personas nos unimos para luchar contra el hambre?

Brazilian farmers. Photo: Oxfam

Blog: World Food Day and Behind the Brands: Connecting the dots

Yesterday was World Food Day. It was also an exciting day for the Behind the Brands campaign, with stunts taking place in the USA, the Netherlands, and Canada. But what’s the connection between the two? How is some volunteers holding a banner outside of PepsiCo and Coca-Cola signs connected to a global day uniting people in the fight against hunger?

Guarani-kaiowá women demonstrate at Panambi-Lagoa Rica Indigenous Land, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Photo: Tatiana Cardeal/Oxfam

Blog: Brazil: Sugar rush destroys indigenous communities’ way of life

Today, Blog Action Day coincides with World Food Day. Bloggers around the world are highlighting the issue of human rights. At Oxfam, we believe everyone has the right to life and security, and to a sustainable livelihood. People around the world rely on land, literally, for their bread and butter.

Graphic: global demand for sugar is rising.

Blog: How difficult is it to say “we do not tolerate abuse”?

How hard do you think it is for a company to say “We don’t tolerate human rights abuses”? Imagine a really famous multi-million-dollar one that depends upon having fantastic public relations all over the world. Surely that company would want everyone to know it has zero tolerance towards, say, land grabs happening in its supply chain? Wouldn’t you think?

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Associated British Foods – what they say and what we know

Blog: Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Associated British Foods – what they say and what we know

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Associated British Foods (ABF) have had varied reactions to Oxfam’s new report, Sugar Rush, exposing land grabs and conflicts in their sugar supply chains, and their need to strengthen their policies as a result.

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