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Nippon Keidanren (Japan Business Federation)

Nippon Keidanren (Japan Business Federation) website: www.keidanren.or.jp

Nippon Keidanren's members are Japanese business and employers' organisations.

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25 November 2019

Japan: Labour groups oppose draft guidelines over potential misuse of harassment provisions

Author: The Mainichi Newspapers

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14 March 2017

Japan: Trade Union Federation agrees to overtime limit up to karoshi line

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2 May 2011

Japan employer federation boss says state, not Tepco, liable

Author: Dave Clark, AFP

The head of the Japanese employers' federation on Monday defended Tepco...saying the state and not the company should compensate disaster victims. Hiromasa Yonekura...slammed the Japanese government for criticising Tepco's response, alleging that the...

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2 May 2011

Japan: Govt official says Tepco should face unlimited liability for damages stemming from failed nuclear reactor

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4 June 2006

Mori to push firms on AIDS fight [Japan]

Author: Kyodo News

Former Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori said Friday he plans to talk to Japanese businesses about their lack of participation in the Global Business Coalition against HIV/AIDS, after its chief, Richard Holbrooke, expressed regret about their absence... ".....

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24 March 2005

Corporate citizenship and the United Nations: Responsibility in the global market

Author: Akio Nomura, director of UN Information Center in Tokyo, in Asahi Shimbun

Businesses whose conduct does not meet generally accepted social norms do not last very long...Are manufacturers paying sufficient attention to the environment so as not to pollute it?...Do they provide good working environments for employees and...

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13 February 2005

Kyoto Protocol's birthplace Japan yet to reconcile economy and ecology

Author: Agence France Press

The Kyoto Protocol takes effect this week with fanfare but...11 of Japan's 30 industry sectors including steel and power risk failing to meet their self-imposed targets in cutting carbon dioxide emissions, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry...

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25 November 2004

Multinational Corporations and Human Rights

Author: Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Monash University, Australia

This web site...contains links to codes, principles and norms for multinational and other corporations as to their human rights responsibilities, ethical investment indices, transnational litigation against companies and other relevant case law.

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1 July 2004

[PDF] Regulating Corporations - A Resource Guide

Author: Désirée Abrahams, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)

...this report seeks to disentangle the multifarious regulatory world that relates to transnational corporations (TNCs)...The following categories have been adopted: corporate self-regulation, multilateral regulation, civil regulation and...

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4 April 2003

Social Affairs, Philanthropy, Corporate Behavior (Nippon Keidanren)

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