Coca-Cola Contracts Fizzle at University of Michigan
ANN ARBOR, Michigan,
January 3, 2006 (ENS) - In a victory for student
environmental and human rights activists, the University
of Michigan has suspended its business
relationship with the Coca-Cola company because of its practices in India and Colombia.
The decision, effective January 1, suspends 13 contracts with
Coca-Cola worth $1.4 million annually because the company has not agreed to
protocols for a third-party review of labor practices in Colombia and has not developed protocols for
reviewing environmental concerns in India.
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