Chocolate companies are coming under increasing scrutiny to publish third-party verified impacts on cocoa sustainability efforts, including taxes paid in origin countries.

Chocolate companies are coming under increasing scrutiny to publish third-party verified impacts on cocoa sustainability efforts, including taxes paid in origin countries.

Source: Behind the curtain: Calls for accountability in cocoa chain grow louder

p034d3c0Nestle Child Labour Monitoring and Remediation System (CLMRS) identifies child labour in its cocoa supply chain, helping understand root causes and develop appropriate responses. By the end of 2015, the system covered 40 cocoa co-operatives (50% of those supplying us), while 44 617 farmers and 120 067 community members had been made aware of child labour. All vanilla and hazelnut co-operatives were also covered.

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