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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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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. Read the latest briefing here.  In 2018 KnowTheChain benchmarked over 120 global companies across the three sec...

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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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