Drinks firm announces zero-tolerance policy on land-grabbing in developing countries.

This article titled “Coca-Cola vows to axe suppliers guilty of land grabbing” was written by Mark Tran, for theguardian.com on Friday 8th November 2013 05.00 UTC

Coca-Cola has said it will cut off suppliers that do not follow guidelines to protect the land rights of local communities in developing countries.

The soft drinks company also pledged to use its clout to encourage other food and beverage firms, traders – especially of soy, sugar and palm oil – as well as governments to endorse and implement voluntary UN guidelines on responsible governance of tenure on land, fisheries and forests.

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