Hershey guilty of poor judgment at the very least
Date of publication: September 24, 2010
Author: Ben Cooper
By Ben Cooper
...However, some are less sanguine. The US-based International Labor Rights Forum (ILRF), one of the NGOs behind the Hershey report, has never endorsed the Harkin-Engel Protocol and takes a similarly sceptical view of the new framework.
ILRF campaigns director Tim Newman says commitments made by companies have not been met because of the lack of a reliable enforcement system. "That has been an underlying problem throughout the entire process," he says...