Download the factsheet on cocoa and chocolate industry to get more in-depth views of the issues (cocoa cultivation, chocolate industry, labour exploitation including child labour etc). Contact the respective partner to obtain the paper version of the factsheet in German, Czech or Estonian. A Russian version is also available from the Estonian partner organisation Mondo.
The campaign's roll up exhibition explains how chocolate is made and reveals the injustices in cocoa production and the chocolate value chain. The exhibition further presents the campaign "Make Chocolate Fair!" and calls for action! It consists of 5 freestanding roll ups (85x200cm) and can be rented for a fee of 20€ + transport costs. Under the link you can download the exhibition boards as PDF.
Unite*Act*Change: The campaign's Action Manual is for everyone, from individuals to groups, who wants to get active for fair chocolate. The action manual shall help planning and realizing own actions. So, inform yourself about the problems in cocoa production, learn about the campaign Make Chocolate Fair! and get inspired by our ideas for action on 32 pages!
Since our website is not exhaustive, we offer the following links for those who are keen on learning more about each issue or follow other similar campaigns.
Organisations and coalitions that work on cocoa issues
More On Cocoa
More On Child Labour
International Labour Organisation – International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) – www.ilo.org/ipec/lang--en/index.htm
International Labor Rights Forum – www.laborrights.org/stop-child-labor/cocoa-campaign
More On Independent Certification Bodies
Fairtrade International – www.fairtrade.net
Rainforest Alliance – www.rainforest-alliance.org
UTZ Certified – www.utzcertified.org
Global Exchange – Cocoa resources - www.globalexchange.org/fairtrade/cocoa/resources
More On Food Companies
Oxfam International – www.oxfam.org/en/grow/campaigns/behind-brands
BBC: Chocolate The Bitter Truth