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23 October 2019

KnowTheChain: Ranking companies' efforts to address forced labour in their supply chains

  KnowTheChain is a resource for businesses and investors who need to understand and address forced labor risks within their supply chains. In 2020/2021 KnowTheChain will be becnhmarking 180 companies in three sectors. In 2019 will be publishing inves...

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14 June 2019
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Author: Science Presse (Canada)

Se basant sur les données qui lui ont été fournies à titre volontaire par plus de 7 000 compagnies en 2018, CDP, une firme internationale de consultants (anciennement le Carbon Disclosure Project), a calculé dans son rapport 2018, publié le 4 juin, que...

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25 March 2019

Thailand: NGOs allege ongoing recruitment fees & migrant worker abuses at supplier to global electronics brands; Incl. co. responses

From 2016 to 2018, Electronics Watch and the Migrant Worker Rights Network (MWRN) documented excessive recruitment-related fees and expenses that migrant workers from Myanmar pay to get a job at two sites of Cal-Comp Electronics (Thailand). Their...

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15 March 2019

Hitachi's response

Author: Hitachi

The Hitachi Group (Hitachi) appreciates the concerns raised in the report... by Electronics Watch... In the report, Hitachi is referred as one of the brand customers of Cal-Comp Electronics, Thailand. According to our investigation, although we have no...

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12 December 2017

Investors launch five-year global initiative to engage largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters to act on climate change

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16 February 2017

Japan: Workers work up to or beyond "karoshi line" in most Japanese manufacturers


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9 January 2017

Tracking human rights violations & environmental impacts in lithium batteries supply chains in China, DRC & So. America

This series of stories in the Washington Post found that the manufacture of lithium-ion batteries - the power source for smartphones, laptops and electric cars - is linked to human rights abuses and environmental pollution in cobalt mines in Congo,...

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1 July 2016
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Author: 日経新聞 植松正史


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22 April 2016

Hitachi response to KnowTheChain engagement questions

Author: Hitachi

KnowTheChain invited 20 ICT 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, along with any...

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24 March 2016

CSR Europe publishes guidance on how to embed human rights in company functions

Author: CSR Europe

"Blueprint For Embedding Human Rights in Key Company Functions", Mar 2016...

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