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CÔTE D’IVOIRE JAILS 10 FROM BURKINA FASO FOR CHILD TRAFFICKING

CÔTE D’IVOIRE JAILS 10 FROM BURKINA FASO FOR CHILD TRAFFICKING

Ten men from Burkina Faso were jailed in Côte d’Ivoire last week for attempting to smuggle forty children between the ages of 10 and 17 years old. The children were earmarked for cocoa plantations and…

CÔTE D’IVOIRE COCOA POWER! – LITERALLY, FOR MILLIONS OF HOMES

CÔTE D’IVOIRE COCOA POWER! – LITERALLY, FOR MILLIONS OF HOMES

The BBC reported on 9th June that Côte d’Ivoire is in the latter stages of building a large power plant capable of powering millions of homes, and it all runs off the wasted shells of…

A BRIEF ANALYSIS OF THE CARBON OFFSET MARKET

A BRIEF ANALYSIS OF THE CARBON OFFSET MARKET

Reference to Net Zero emissions feature heavily press releases and companies sustainability reports. But less visible are details on how those businesses will accomplish their goals! Dig deeper into the text, and among the enthusiastic…

BARRY CALLEBAUT ON BIODIVERSITY AND SUSTAINABLE COCOA

BARRY CALLEBAUT ON BIODIVERSITY AND SUSTAINABLE COCOA

Barry Callebaut writes on their website about the relationship between biodiversity and sustainable cocoa and what biodiversity means to them in the context of their “carbon and forest positive by 2025.” action plan. The company is…

DEAR EU COMMISSION – A LETTER FROM TONY’S CHOCOLONELY

DEAR EU COMMISSION – A LETTER FROM TONY’S CHOCOLONELY

This week, we’ve covered a lot of information about Environmental and Sustainability issues, referencing the EU’s proposed legislation and the lobbying from certain chocolate companies (e.g., Cargill). As we are going to press (ok we’re…

GREENWASHING IS BIG BUSINESS. THIS MIGHT BE ABOUT TO CHANGE.

GREENWASHING IS BIG BUSINESS. THIS MIGHT BE ABOUT TO CHANGE.

Your correspondent was listening to this week’s edition of the Economist on his morning walk (there is an audio version on their app) and the topic of greenwashing came up. This brief article is based…

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