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Finnwatch research reports and other publications.
9.10.2019
Supply chains black as coal
How do Finnish companies manage the greenhouse gas emissions of their suppliers located in risk countries?

The report describes the significance of greenhouse gas emissions from imported products as well as the purchaser companies’ capacity to manage their products’ carbon footprint.

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The report describes the significance of greenhouse gas emissions from imported products as well as the purchaser companies’ capacity to manage their products’ carbon footprint.

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16.10.2019
Tea but no sympathy – A summary
Social sustainability of tea consumed in Finland

The report explores the working conditions in the production of the tea consumed in Finland. The tea plantations covered in the report are suppliers to the biggest Finnish tea houses Forsman Tea and Nordqvist as well as to international brands such as Twinings and Unilever.

The report explores the working conditions in the production of the tea consumed in Finland. The tea plantations covered in the report are suppliers to the biggest Finnish tea houses Forsman Tea and Nordqvist as well as to international brands such as Twinings and Unilever.

9.10.2019
Supply chains black as coal
How do Finnish companies manage the greenhouse gas emissions of their suppliers located in risk countries?

The report describes the significance of greenhouse gas emissions from imported products as well as the purchaser companies’ capacity to manage their products’ carbon footprint.

The report describes the significance of greenhouse gas emissions from imported products as well as the purchaser companies’ capacity to manage their products’ carbon footprint.

4.4.2019
Working conditions in the making of Balmuir and Vallila products in India

This report is focussed on labour rights in the supply chains in India of two Finnish companies, Wheslyn Group and Vallila Interior.

This report is focussed on labour rights in the supply chains in India of two Finnish companies, Wheslyn Group and Vallila Interior.

26.3.2019
With a Pinch of Risk
Working conditions in Valio’s supply chains in Thailand

The report is focussed on working conditions in Finnish dairy manufacturer Valio’s supply chains in Thailand.

The report is focussed on working conditions in Finnish dairy manufacturer Valio’s supply chains in Thailand.

14.9.2018
From Words to Deeds
Pilot project on social responsibility with Hansel Ltd and KL-Kuntahankinnat Ltd
6.8.2018
Working Conditions at IOI Group’s Oil Palm Estates in Sabah, Malaysia

Palm oil giant IOI Group has continued to make improvements to working conditions at its oil palm estates. However, there are still some problems that the company needs to address.

Palm oil giant IOI Group has continued to make improvements to working conditions at its oil palm estates. However, there are still some problems that the company needs to address.

29.5.2018
The long road to respecting labour rights
Tracing company responses to allegations of abuse in their supply chains

The report details the aftereffects of three different corporate social responsibility scandals in Thailand and documents improvements in the working conditions at Thai Union and Sri Trang Gloves

The report details the aftereffects of three different corporate social responsibility scandals in Thailand and documents improvements in the working conditions at Thai Union and Sri Trang Gloves

13.12.2017
The Architects of Tax Avoidance
Overview of tax planning service providers active in Finland

The report aims to clarify which companies based in Finland provide assistance and advise companies and other firms on tax planning, which in its extreme forms can be considered aggressive tax planning and tax evasion.

The report aims to clarify which companies based in Finland provide assistance and advise companies and other firms on tax planning, which in its extreme forms can be considered aggressive tax planning and tax evasion.

17.10.2017
Follow-up study on the working conditions at Wärtsilä’s factory in Khopoli, India

The follow-up report on Wärtsilä's corporate responsibility finds positive developments; however, more should be done to ensure a living wage and to monitor the supply chain.

The follow-up report on Wärtsilä's corporate responsibility finds positive developments; however, more should be done to ensure a living wage and to monitor the supply chain.

12.9.2017
Transparency now
Legal briefing on the disclosure of EU customs data

This legal briefing paper examines the possibilities for the EU to make customs data public for the purpose of increasing transparency and accountability for human rights abuses committed by companies in the context of global value chains.

This legal briefing paper examines the possibilities for the EU to make customs data public for the purpose of increasing transparency and accountability for human rights abuses committed by companies in the context of global value chains.