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9 November 2015

Corporate Information Transparency Index (CITI) ranks 100 brands on environmental supply chain performance in China

On October 22, 2015, the Corporate Information Transparency Index (CITI) released its ranking of 167 brands on their environmental supply chain performance in China.  The image shows the top 10 companies in the 2015 ranking - for the full ranking see...

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25 November 2015

Japan: Uniqlo to provide aid, employment for refugees

In a joint press conference with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Fast Retailing, the parent company of the apparel brand Uniqlo, announced it would be providing USD 10 million in aid to refugee assistance programmes worldwide. The company also...

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13 January 2016

KnowtheChain assesses 20 firms' action on forced labour in supply chains

As reports of human trafficking and forced labor abuses in corporate supply chains continue to increase, many companies are adopting policies and programs to mitigate these risks. Yet little is known about which companies are leading the way in human ...

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22 March 2016

Shift database shows how 30 companies are reporting on the UN Guiding Principles

A new database launched today gathers together for the first time companies' own reporting about how they are implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. The UN Guiding Principles Reporting Database, developed by Shift, shows...

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28 June 2016

Collection of company initiatives addressing children's rights in humanitarian crises beyond philanthropy

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

On this page, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has compiled examples of positive company initiatives, that go beyond philanthropy, to address children's rights in humanitarian crisis. This information has been gathered out of publicly...

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1 July 2016
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Author: 日経新聞 植松正史

…専門家は「一部の例外を除き、まだ日本企業の意識は低い」と口をそろえる。日本貿易振興機構(ジェトロ)が3月にまとめた調査では、海外進出する約3千社のうち対外的にCSR(企業の社会的責任)の方針を策定していたのは約34%。方針で「人権の尊重」に言及したのは、その約半数にとどまった。大手電機メーカーの欧州担当者は「経営陣に『利益を生まない重要性が低いテーマ』との考えが根強く、社内の取り組みが進まない」と嘆く。NPO法人「ヒューマンライツ・ナウ」(東京・台東)の事務局長、伊藤和子弁護士は...

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8 July 2016

Fast Retailing response to KnowTheChain engagement questions

Author: Fast Retailing

KnowTheChain invited 20 apparel and footwear companies to respond to engagement questions about their policies and processes on supply chain forced labour: the responses are considered in the evaluation of each company for the KnowTheChain benchmark,...

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7 September 2016

Gap joins other global brands that publish their supply factory list

Author: Human Rights Watch

Gap Inc. is the latest clothing brand to disclose the list of factories that produce its clothes around the world, Human Rights Watch said today. Previously, Gap had said that it was withholding information about its supplier factories for “competition...

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10 December 2016

KnowTheChain: Ranking of 20 apparel and footwear companies on efforts to address forced labour in the supply chain

Author: KnowTheChain

Forced labor risk: KnowTheChain apparel and footwear benchmark finds need for worker engagement Findings report          Company ranking          Disclosure pages KnowTheChain, which ranked the 20 of the largest global apparel & footwear companies...

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5 January 2017

Japan: Fast Retailing announces it will make its supply chain public "as soon as possible"

In an interview with the NIkkei Shimbun, President Yanai of Fast Retailing announced that the company would make its suppliers public "as soon as possible", in an effort to ensure that forced labour and other violations were prevented. Fast Retailing ...

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