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10 December 2019

World Benchmarking Alliance ranks 25 automotive companies on climate & energy

Author: World Benchmarking Alliance

The Automotive Benchmark measures and ranks the world’s leading auto manufacturers. Will they meet the below 2°C warming limit goal set by the Paris Agreement? Are they doing what’s necessary to move to a low carbon economy?...

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16 February 2017

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

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Company response
4 August 2015
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El objetivo de Mazda es contribuir al desarrollo de la sociedad y crecer juntos en la región mediante la manifactura y el desarrollo de nuestros empleados, así como su felicidad… En cuanto al caso mencionado en el artículo, la Compañía desarrollo una...

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Company response
4 August 2015

Mazda responded

Author: Mazda

...At its Mexico plant, Mazda has always been sensitive and attentive to its employees’ concerns and has adequate means for employees to express themselves. As for the case mentioned in the article, the Company carried out a fair and impartial...

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25 June 2015
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20 trabajadores fueron despedidos después de apoyar a una compañera de trabajo que denunció por acoso sexual a su supervisor. El Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos invitó a Mazda a responder a las alegaciones del acoso sexual y los...

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12 May 2015

Mexican Auto Workers Fired for Protesting Sexual Harassment

Author: Wendy Thompson, Labornotes

Twenty Mexican auto workers were fired for defending a co-worker from a harassing supervisor at the new Mazda assembly plant in Salamanca… One worker first complained about this sexual harassment—to the company and the union…Next, workers took their...

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7 May 2015
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Author: Daniel Rentería, SinEmbargo (México)

Ex trabajadores de la armadora Mazda del municipio de Salamanca, Guanajuato, denunciaron el despido injustificado de 20 elementos. Afirmaron que previamente habían denunciado por acoso laboral y sexual a un superior y que el sindicato les negó el apoyo...

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1 October 2012

[PDF] Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights: Challenges and Opportunities for Europe and Japan

Author: Jörg Polakiewicz, Nagoya University

The paper provides an analysis and overview over the existing human rights standards relating to business...It also analyses existing law and practice regarding civil and criminal liability of corporations...in Europe and [USA]...[as well as] Japan’s...

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25 September 2012

Human Rights Training: Who Needs It, What They Need to Know, and How It Should Work

Author: Elissa Goldenberg, BSR

Since the emergence of the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights, companies have started to think about how to apply the principles in their day-to-day operations. An important component of this is ensuring that every person in the...

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14 March 2011

Japan earthquake & tsunami - company contributions to humanitarian aid

Author: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

These are examples of significant company contributions through 16 Mar; not a comprehensive list. [refers to: Abbot, Abbott and Abbott, Aflac, American Airlines, American Eagle, American Express, Amgen, AMR, Amway, Apple, AT&T, Bank of America,...

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