Headquarters in Japan
Author: Tokyo Shimbun
[English summary of Japanese article, provided by the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre] In an interview with the daily broadsheet Tokyo Shimbun, the CEO of Mistubishi Motors states that the company aims at trebling female managers. There are...
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China: Explosion at plant of Zhongrong Metal Production, subcontractor to international automotive brands’ wheel supplier, kills at least 68; Govt. orders safety checks
Author: James T. Areddy, Wall Street Journal (USA)
"Blast at China Car-Parts Supplier Kills at Least 68", 2 Aug 2014...
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Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
The Thilawa Special Economic Zone is an industrial complex being developed 23 km southeast of Yangon city center in Myanmar. It is the flagship project of the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA)...Residents displaced to give way to the 400...
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Displaced Villagers File Complaint Regarding Japan’s Investment in Myanmar’s Thilawa Special Economic Zone
Author: Thilawa Social Development Group & Mekong Watch
Three residents from the Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) area…delivered an Objection to the Examiner for the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)…in Tokyo. It is the first known formal complaint filed under JICA’s Objection Procedures...
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Japan educates its women to a higher level than nearly anywhere else in the world: its girls come near the top in education league-tables compiled by the OECD. But when they leave university their potential is often squandered, as far as the economy...
Author: Stanley A. Weiss & Tim Heinemann, Foreign Affairs
…Western business has its own role to play. In a few cases, firms with significant interests at stake may intervene directly and productively in peace talks…More likely, Western investors can play a critical role in policing bad business behavior and...
Author: Associated Press
An explosion at a chemical factory in central Japan has killed at least five people and injured more than 10 others...Police say the explosion occurred at Japanese metal and chemical company Mitsubishi Materials Corp's Yokkaichi plant...during...