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Independent Evaluation of Land Issues: TCCC’s and PepsiCo’s sugar supply chains in Brazil

Independent Evaluation of Land Issues: TCCC’s and PepsiCo’s sugar supply chains in Brazil
24 pages

Authors
Wilkinson, John

Publication date
20 Oct 2016

DOI
10.21201/2016.620110

ISBN
978-0-85598-807-4

Publisher
Oxfam

Type
Research report

Following the publication of detailed claims that their sugar supply chains were linked to land-related human rights issues, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo committed to showing zero tolerance for land grabs. As of early 2016, both companies have taken an important step by assessing the risks and impacts of their cane sugar sourcing on land rights in Brazil: Coca-Cola by conducting a baseline study, PepsiCo through audits.

This report provides an independent evaluation of the land issues discussed in the third party baseline study and audits contracted respectively by The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) and PepsiCo in 2014, and was commissioned by Oxfam for its ‘Behind the Brands’ campaign.

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