Case Study Of Business Ethics Of Nestle

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ESCP EUROPE

Business Ethics

Nestlé and the chocolate industry facing child labor in cocoa production

Clusellas Ramon Drago Alba Fernando Lochana Lala Marta Mindlin Tomas

3/23/2015

Table of Contents
Introduction to Nestlé 3
The Scandal 4
Legal aspects 5
National Labor Laws 5
2013 National Action Plan 5
The Nestlé Cocoa Plan 6
Helping farmers 6
Improve plantlet expertise 6
Supply chain management 6
Better working conditions 6
Work with various certification and other related NGOs 7
Nestle Cocoa Plan- Child Labor 7
Conclusion 8
Annex 1 9
Annex 2 9
Annex 3 9
Sources 10

Introduction to Nestlé

Nestlé S.A is a Swiss multinational food and beverage company formed in 1905, which is headquartered in Vevey, Switzerland. According to its revenues it is the largest food company in the world. Nestlé has a wide variety of products across a number of markets such as infant food, breakfast cereals, milkshakes and other beverages, coffee, bottled water, performance and healthcare nutrition, frozen and refrigerated food, pet food and soups and sauces. In overall it has 2000 brands. As regards chocolate, the annual revenue for 2014 was 6641 million euro (7053 million CHF). The main ingredient for chocolate is cocoa, which comes from cocoa beans. These cocoa
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Cassava-growing can bring enough income to cover the cost of enrolling two children in school per household. Of course these projects do not change their lives completely, or their communities. But the cultural norms that have, in the past, restricted the role that women can play in the cocoa industry can and are being challenged. It has been recently discovered that this is getting children out of the fields and into the

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