supply chains

Sorting shrimp at the trader’s warehouse, Lamongan seafood auction site, East Java, Indonesia. Photo: Kemal Jufri/Oxfam

Blog: 4 critical ways global seafood retailers can give their consumers confidence

With forced labor and workers’ rights violations alive and widespread in the Thai and Indonesian seafood industry, how can supermarkets give consumers the confidence that there's no human suffering in the food they buy?

Activists demonstrate outside a Whole Foods in Boston as part of the launch of Oxfam's Behind the Barcodes campaign. Credit: Elizabeth Stevens/Oxfam

Blog: Supermarkets: Time to end the human suffering in your supply chains

The global food industry generates billions in revenue every year, but the rewards are increasingly skewed toward the powerful. Our new campaign, Behind the Barcodes, calls on supermarkets around the world to fight the human suffering in their supply chains.

Renverser la manière dont opèrent les entreprises du secteur alimentaire

Blog: Renverser la manière dont opèrent les entreprises du secteur alimentaire

Vos actions ont déjà commencé à porter leurs fruits ! Au cours des 12 derniers mois, Oxfam et des milliers de personnes dans le monde entier se sont réunies pour bouleverser l'impact de l'industrie agroalimentaire sur les personnes et la planète. Et ça marche ! Les choses évoluent. Vous changez la donne !

Turning the way food companies do business upside down

Blog: Turning the way food companies do business upside down

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.

Ponemos patas arriba el funcionamiento de las empresas alimentarias

Blog: Ponemos patas arriba el funcionamiento de las empresas alimentarias

El mundo tiene hambre de cambios. Movimientos sociales en todos los rincones del planeta lo demuestran. Y estamos pidiendo cambios en diferentes espacios, queremos reorganizar la forma como funcionamos como sociedad, gobiernos, empresas. Y justo en este último punto, el de las empresas, tenemos logros que contar.

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?

Back-breaking work: tea picking in Mulanje, Southern Malawi. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith

Blog: Behind the world’s favorite brew: a living wage for tea pickers

The tragic collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh has put a spotlight on the poor pay and working conditions endured by millions of people who make our clothes or grow our food.

Comfort Adeniyi, es agricultora de cacao, en el suroeste de Nigeria.

Blog: El sabor amargo del cacao

La semana pasada lanzamos la campaña Tras la marca, y la empezamos con un llamamiento a Mars, Mondelez International y Nestlé para que dejen de ignorar a las mujeres que trabajan en sus cadenas de suministro de cacao. Entre las tres, estas empresas obtienen unos beneficios netos de más de 45 mil millones de dólares anuales con las ventas de sus golosinas.

Comfort Adeniyi, a cocoa farmer, on her farm in Ayetoro-Ijesa in southwest Nigeria. Photo: George Osodi/Panos for Oxfam America

Blog: Are women from Mars?

Tuesday’s Behind The Brands campaign launch kicked off with a call for Mars, Mondelez International and Nestle to stop ignoring the women who are working in their cocoa supply chains. Between them, these three companies net more than $45 billion a year in confectionary sales. But throughout their cocoa supply chains – from growers to pickers – women are getting a raw deal.

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