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SOMO report on car manufacturers - company responses

In Feb 2010, SOMO issued a report Driven by Corporate Social Responsibility? Top ten car manufacturers – A CSR analysis”, alleging that the ten largest car manufacturers do not consider human rights when sourcing metals.

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the companies to respond. Each company’s response or non-response is listed below:

Fiat response [DOC]

Ford response [DOC]

General Motors response [DOC]

Honda did not respond

Hyundai response [DOC]

Nissan response [DOC]

PSA Peugeot Citroën response [DOC]

Suzuki did not respond

Toyota response [PDF]

Volkswagen response [DOC]

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