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3 December 2018

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 2018 KnowTheChain benchmarked over 120 global companies across the three sectors.   2018 Information & C...

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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

…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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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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10 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 100 brands on their environmental supply chain performance in China. 

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13 August 2015
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Author: Consejo Empresarial Mundial para el Desarrollo Sostenible

“¿Qué significa aplicar los Principios Rectores de la ONU sobre las Empresas y los Derechos Humanos?”, 10 de Agosto de 2015...

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23 March 2015
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Author: Arnaud Dubus, Libération (France)

"Dans les usines de Malaisie, «nous sommes traités comme des animaux»", 11 mars 2015...

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