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Should We Stop Talking About Child Labor in Chocolate? An Anthropologist’s Critique

Everyone agrees there is no place for child labor in the cocoa supply chain. In this blog, Amanda Berlan, Associate professor in Business and Sustainability at De Montfort University, wants to encourage action on the broader issues relating to child welfare. 

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Scary Chocolate Stories?
Get the Facts Before Halloween

American children are looking forward to trick or treating season. But some might have come across click-bait stories on a so-called “chocolate extinction”, or worry because of conditions on family farms in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana. Charlotte Grant is sharing facts on cocoa sustainability in this blog. Happy Halloween!

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Register for the 2021 Partnership Meeting!

On November 17-18, government officials, international organizations, executives from cocoa and chocolate companies, subject matter experts, and cocoa communities will gather online to discuss the theme ‘Overcoming Challenges Together’ through 20+ sessions with about a 100 speakers. Join them!

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Cocoa Sustainability Roundup

Cocoa Sustainability Roundup

Learn about the work WCF member companies and partners are doing to ensure a sustainable and thriving cocoa sector. Want your company to be featured in our cocoa sustainability roundup? Email us for details.

Beyond Chocolate
Beyond Chocolate released its 2020 Annual Report. Read more.

ECOM and Mars Wrigley
Mars Wrigley joined forces with 12Tree and ECOM to create a climate-smart venture, Andean Cacao, to catalyze sustainable farming. Read more.

Ezaki Glico
TCHO, a subsidiary of Ezaki Glico, obtained B Corp Certification for its reputable sourcing and community development strategy. Read more.

French Initiative for Sustainable Cocoa
The French Government, in partnership with The Syndicat du Chocolat, NGOs, research institutes and retailers, launched the French Initiative for Sustainable Cocoa. Read more.
Mars Wrigley
SwissDeCode and Mars Wrigley created an on-site test designed to detect Cocoa Swollen Shoot Disease (CSSD) in asymptomatic trees. Read more

UPL joined The Climate Pledge ('TCP'), reinforcing its commitment to sustainability. Read more.

US Department of Labor
USDOL released its global 2020 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor. Read more
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