Devastating Oxfam verdict: Edeka tail light on human rights is in the large supermarket-Check

Edeka have signed a chain agreement, in its global supply chains to ensure living wages, reported by the relief organization Oxfam, on Tuesday in this year's s

Devastating Oxfam verdict: Edeka tail light on human rights is in the large supermarket-Check

Edeka have signed a chain agreement, in its global supply chains to ensure living wages, reported by the relief organization Oxfam, on Tuesday in this year's supermarket-Check. In addition, the company was able to establish the Position of a human right give rings. Edeka reached only three percent of the total possible points.

Oxfam analyzed for the comparison, the business policy of 16 supermarkets in Germany, the UK, the USA and the Netherlands, with reference to your dealing with human rights. In particular, the issues of transparency, workers ' rights, dealing with small-scale farmers and women's rights. The German retail chains to cut a total bad - no company managed for more than a third of the possible points.

Lidl, Rewe and Aldi improved

In the the third Time published Test could improve Lidl nine percent to 32 percent of the overall score significantly. Oxfam praised the fact that the discount stores do, in the meantime, a large part of its direct suppliers to public. This was a milestone, because many of the companies claimed that this was nearly impossible.

Oxfam-human rights expert, Franziska Humbert, said that "the step from the Lidl shows that supermarkets can - if you want to." Also Rewe and Aldi Süd and Nord have improved, Rewe to 25 percent, and the two Aldi groups to 18 percent. "The interim conclusion is in order: changes, Yes, turning point, no."

pioneer of the British chains Tesco and Sainsbury's remain's

a pioneer of the chains Tesco and Sainsbury's from the UK, the business policy for some time on human rights extended the stay in the Test. So every one of Tesco's suppliers have, for example, in Peru, a workers ' representative. As the reason for the better British Cut off Oxfam sees the British law against slavery, the supermarkets commit to report on their human rights policy.

Also in Germany, this was necessary, explained Humbert. "We need as soon as possible, a supply chain law that required supermarkets to respect human rights in their supply chains." Bauer pissed off because of Tiktok-Challenge in the mountains, FOCUS Online/Wochit Bauer pissed off because of Tiktok-Challenge in the mountains "mandate politically, they are nothing": Neubauer drives a fierce verbal attack against Merz, FOCUS Online/Wochit "mandate politically, they are nothing": Neubauer drives a fierce verbal attack against Merz

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Updated Date: 01 July 2020, 15:27

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