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A damning report entitled & # 39; Cargill: The Worst Company in the World & # 39 ;, describes ten years of alleged bad environmental practices of the company, which supplies food, agriculture, financial and industrial products worldwide, and $ 114.7 billion in 2018 revenue

Environmental group names billion dollar company Cargill as the & # 39; Worst company in the world due to its unscrupulous trading practices and environmental destruction & # 39;

  • Mighty Earth has sued the Minnesota-based production company Cargill as the & # 39; Worst enterprise in the world & # 39; because of its apparently bad environmental practices
  • Cargill supplies food, agriculture, financial and industrial products worldwide and received $ 114.7b in revenue in 2018, making it one of the largest companies in the world
  • & # 39; In my 40-year career in Congress, I took over a series of companies that dealt with abuse, & # 39; Mighty Earth chairman Henry Waxman reports
  • & # 39; I have seen firsthand the harmful effects of companies that do not take their ethics to work. But Cargill stands out, & said Waxman of the global giant
  • These issues mentioned in the report are also exacerbated by the fact that President Bolsonaro undoes the important environmental protection of President Bolsonaro, the report said.
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Environmental campaign organization Mighty Earth has sued the Minnesota-based production company Cargill as & # 39; Worst Company in the World & # 39; because of apparent unscrupulous commercial practices and destruction of the environment.

A damning report released by the non-profit on Thursday entitled & quot; Cargill: The Worst Company in the World & & quot ;, describes ten years of alleged poor environmental practices of the company, which supplies food, agriculture, financial and industrial products worldwide. and bring in. $ 114.7 billion in revenue in 2018.

One of the accusations against the company is that indigenous people have experienced a horrific increase in diseases associated with pesticides used by Cargill to grow soy – often sprayed directly over the head without concern for the people below.

A damning report entitled & # 39; Cargill: The Worst Company in the World & # 39 ;, describes ten years of alleged bad environmental practices of the company, which supplies food, agriculture, financial and industrial products worldwide, and $ 114.7 billion in 2018 revenue

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A damning report entitled & # 39; Cargill: The Worst Company in the World & # 39 ;, describes ten years of alleged bad environmental practices of the company, which supplies food, agriculture, financial and industrial products worldwide, and $ 114.7 billion in 2018 revenue

A Cargill plant dominates the landscape along Wolf Lake on the edge of Forsythe Park, Indiana

A Cargill plant dominates the landscape along Wolf Lake on the edge of Forsythe Park, Indiana

A Cargill plant dominates the landscape along Wolf Lake on the edge of Forsythe Park, Indiana

The Maybe Earth report continues: & # 39; Cargill is about to continue working on the destruction of fragile ecosystems in Brazil, taking advantage of President Bolsonaro reversing vital environmental protection. & # 39;

Some of the terrible findings within the report include:

  • Iencourage large deforestation, despite commitments to end the practice by 2020.
  • Received a fine of $ 10 million in 2017 for & # 39; intentionally misrepresenting its trading values ​​- up to 90 percent – to cheat both the government and its trading partners.
  • Indigenous peoples who depend on forests have affected their land by Cargill-linked soy plantations in Brazil and have been driven from their land.
  • The same indigenous population experienced a sharp rise in cancers, birth defects, miscarriages, and diseases related to pesticides and herbicides used to grow soy.
  • One of the top 10 contaminants in the food industry for more than twelve pollutants, including formaldehyde, lead, asbestos, hydrogen cyanide and mercury.

& # 39; In my 40-year career in Congress, I took over a series of companies that dealt with abuse, & # 39; writes Mighty Earth chairman Henry Waxman in the report.

& # 39; I have seen firsthand the harmful effects of companies that do not take their ethics to work. But Cargill stands out. & # 39;

Florian Schattenmann, chief technology officer of Cargill Inc
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Florian Schattenmann, chief technology officer of Cargill Inc

Florian Schattenmann, chief technology officer of Cargill Inc

& # 39; As one of the largest companies in the world, Cargill has the responsibility to address its excessive impact & # 39 ;, said Glenn Hurowitz, CEO of Mighty Earth.

& # 39; Mighty Earth conducts campaigns around the world to advocate sustainable business practices, and Cargill continued to appear when our research revealed poor actors.

Of Whether we were working on palm oil in Southeast Asia, cocoa growing in West Africa or soy growing in South America, Cargill was always there, ready to thwart progress and hinder joint efforts for conservation.

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& # 39; Given their omnipresence and stubbornness, we decided it was time to take a closer look at their blocked past. & # 39;

& # 39; In my 40-year career in Congress, I took over a series of companies that dealt with abuse, & # 39; Mighty Earth chairman Henry Waxman (photo) writes in the report

& # 39; In my 40-year career in Congress, I took over a series of companies that dealt with abuse, & # 39; Mighty Earth chairman Henry Waxman (photo) writes in the report

& # 39; In my 40-year career in Congress, I took over a series of companies that dealt with abuse, & # 39; Mighty Earth chairman Henry Waxman (photo) writes in the report

One of the company's accusations is that indigenous people have had a horrific increase in diseases associated with pesticides used by Cargill to grow soy - often sprayed directly over the head without concern for the people below

One of the company's accusations is that indigenous people have had a horrific increase in diseases associated with pesticides used by Cargill to grow soy - often sprayed directly over the head without concern for the people below

One of the company's accusations is that indigenous people have had a horrific increase in diseases associated with pesticides used by Cargill to grow soy – often sprayed directly over the head without concern for the people below

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These issues mentioned in the report are also exacerbated by the fact that President Bolsonaro has reversed the vital environmental protection of President Bolsonaro, it says.

Mighty Earth says in their report that they have repeatedly tried to argue with the giant company, but were rejected, the company refusing to confront the issues raised.

& # 39; Cargill has repeatedly refused to address the issues that Mighty Earth has identified, & # 39; sets the report.

The report continues: & # 39; Cargill continues to give priority to the deforesters in its supply chains on the climate or sustainability requirements of their customers. & # 39;

The DailyMail.com has contacted Cargill for a statement and submitted the claims of Might Earth directly to them. No response was received at the time of publication.

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