Partner News 23 September 2016

Cargill supports global efforts to tackle child labour

Cargill supports global efforts to tackle child labour

On 21 September 2016 a new global alliance was launched at the UN General Assembly with the mission to end forced labor, modern slavery, human trafficking and child labor. Alliance 8.7 was created to help achieve this ambitious undertaking and coordinate with those working on the many interrelated Sustainable Development Goals.

Taco Terheijden, Director of Cocoa Sustainability at Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate, reflects on the importance of SDG 8.7 and how the new Child Labor Monitoring and Remediation System within the Cargill Cocoa Promise will strengthen its efforts to tackle child labor and forced labor in the cocoa supply chain.

Read more here about Cargill’s Cocoa Promise, the company’s contribution to the joint effort to end child labour in the cocoa industry, and their work with us.

 

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