Organic Rules and Certification

Social justice - SE KRAV 2006

Mattsson, Eva (2006) Social justice - SE KRAV 2006. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

In the KRAV standards operators are requested to have a written policy on social justice, exempted are compamies with less than 10 employees and those who operate under a state system that enforces social laws. Involuntary labour shall not be used. The operators shall provide their employees and contractors equal opportunity and treatement and not act in a discriminatory way. They shall also have the freedom to associate, right to organise and to bargain collectively. Children shall have the possibility to attend basic education (KRAV standards paragraph 2.3.10).

Difference

Social justice is not covered in EU Regulation 2092/91.

Justification

Social justice is an important part of organic agriculture. More and more consumers have concerns about whether the products that they buy are produced under acceptable conditions.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > Social justice and fair trade - not in EC Reg > Social Justice

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Social justice and fair trade
Country/Standard: Europe > Sweden > Krav
Principles:Principle of fairness
ID Code:1158
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:04 Oct 2006
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:01

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