Author: Michael J. Bazyler, Professor of Law at Whittier Law School, in ACLU International Civil Liberties Report 2001 [American Civil Liberties Union]
An Update [includes updates on human rights-related lawsuits against Credit Suisse, Union Bank of Switzerland, Swiss Bank Corporation, German & Austrian banks, French banks, Barclays Bank, Chase Manhattan Bank, J.P. Morgan, European insurance...
Author: Japan Economic Newswire
Nippon Steel Corp. reached Monday a negotiated settlement with a group of five former workers who filed a damages suit against the major steelmaker, saying they were discriminated against in wages because they were communists, the plaintiffs said. The...
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Author: Douglas G. Cogan, Investor Responsibility Resource Center, for Ceres
This report is the first comprehensive measurement of how 100 leading global companies are preparing and positioning themselves to face these challenges [from climate change]. It pays particular attention to the job that corporate executives and board...
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Author: Carbon Disclosure Project
Following the increase in the number of CDP signatories, the standard of disclosure over the past seven years since the inception of CDP has increased dramatically... The number of Asian companies responding to CDP 2009 increasedby 39% (51 to 71) from...
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Summary Note: Consultation with Business Stakeholders on the Implementation of the UN "Protect, Respect and Remedy" Framework
Author: Prepared for the mandate of UN Special Representative on business & human rights John Ruggie
Professor John Ruggie…held a consultation with business stakeholders in Paris on the implemention of the UN “Protect, Respect and Remedy” Framework…The purpose of the consultation was to provide an opportunity for…industry,…employer organizations,...
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Author: Associated Press
South Korea's Supreme Court has ruled in favor of nine South Koreans who demanded Japanese firms pay them for forced labor during Japan's colonial rule of Korea. The Supreme Court says it repealed lower court decisions that ruled against the South...
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Author: Mary Mazzoni, TriplePundit
Climate Counts and the Center for Sustainable Organizations just released what they call the “world’s first” science-based company rankings,...[assessing] the emissions performance of 100 companies from 2005 to 2012 within the context of climate...
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Japan/Korea: Video of interview of Prof. Pitts on trends towards greater accountability for forced labour & sexual slavery during the World War II
Author: Arirang Video on Demand
Controversies Surrounding Korea-Japan 1965 Treaty...On today’s [AFTER 10], we are joined by professor Chip Pitts from Stanford University who is an expert in international law and hear more about the controversies surrounding the two nations. [refers...
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