This company was established in 2012 when Itochu acquired Dole's worldwide packaged foods and Asia fresh produce business.
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| ITOCHU Corporation
owns 100% of Dole International Holdings Inc
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This company was awarded the 'Industry Leader' in the Household Durables category of the 2016 RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook. The index is based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, branding, climate change mitigation, supply chain standards and labor practices.
[Source 2016][More on Sustainability Reporting]
One of Japan's largest trading companies, it has been closely involved with tropical forest logging for decades, directly and through affiliates. Among other things, Itochu continues to import copy paper from APP which is sourced from Sumatra's last remaining low-land primary forests.
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Marubeni-Itochu is a joint venture company between two Japanese companies, Marubeni and Itochu. Marubeni-Itochu's subsidiary in Burma, Myanma Steel Industries Co., Ltd, supplies steel tubulars to the gas industry in Burma. Gas revenues are a major source of revenue for the Burmese regime, supplying over $2.7 billion in 2006. Itochu maintains an office in Rangoon.
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This 2012 report by two Dutch NGOs (SOMO and ICN) reveals how workers in the South Indian garment and textile industry continue to suffer exploitative working conditions while making garments for Western brands. While some recent improvements have been made, thousands of girls work under recruitment and employment schemes that amount to bonded labour. This company was shown to be sourcing from one or more of the four garment manufacturers investigated, and failed to respond to a review request.
[Source 2012][More on Workers Rights]
Gunns sells the majority of its woodchips to the Japanese pulp and paper industry. Itochu is one of their major customers.
[Source 2010][More on Forests]
This company is a member of the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), an international membership organization representing more than 100 member companies across the cocoa value chain. WCF is committed to creating a sustainable cocoa economy through economic & social development and environmental stewardship in cocoa-growing communities.
[Source 2014][More on Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives]
|Company Structure||Wholly-owned subsidiary|
|Subsidiaries||Dole Philippines Inc|
Products / BrandsDole International
Mrs May's Naturals Health Foods
Dole Canned Fruit