R-Bulk praised for showing corporate social responsibility

The Norwegians have had a great result from an excellent open letter to a shipping company, R-Bulk, whose ship, Radiance, was used to transport phosphate from Western Sahara to Colombia and possibly Venezuela. The company has apologized and promised to try to avoid such trade in the future,
See report published on the Western Sahara Resource Watch website

We agree with Ronny Hansen, the chair of the Norwegian Support Committee for Western Sahara when he says that not all companies show the same corporate social responsibility and it may be time to consider a trade embargo on Moroccan-occupied Western Sahara. This would certainly help the Australian government to focus more clearly and Australian who are buying phosphate sourced in Western Sahara from the Moroccan company OCP.