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13 December 2016

Malaysia: Panasonic & Samsung face allegations that workers in their supply chains are being cheated, exploited & underpaid; companies launch investigations

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4 December 2016

Japan: Companies at risk of being complicit with Israeli settlements

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4 December 2016
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Author: パレスチナの平和を考える会

10月6日(木)、パレスチナの平和を考える会および関西共同行動、ATTAC関西の3団体は、先に送付していた質問書に対する回答を受け、意見交換を行うため、近畿経済産業局との会合の場を持ちました。…質問書は、この間急速に進んでいる関西の財界とイスラエルとの経済交流の旗振り役をしている近畿経済産業局に対し、国連人権理事会等で議論されているイスラエルの入植地ビジネスに関する法的・倫理的リスクをどこまで考慮しているのかを問うものであり、それに対する近畿経産局の回答は、本省(経済産業省)の検討を待って対応する...

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Company non-response
3 December 2016

Panasonic did not respond regarding Palestine Forum Japan's concerns

Author: Panasonic

Panasonic confirmed to the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre their participation in the Israeli mission, but declined to comment further.

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21 November 2016

Malaysia: Panasonic & Samsung face allegations that workers in their supply chains are being cheated, exploited & underpaid; companies launch investigations

Author: Pete Pattisson, Guardian (UK)

"Samsung and Panasonic accused over supply chain labour abuses in Malaysia"...

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1 October 2016

In your phone, In their Air

Author: Peter Whoriskey, Washington Post

….The companies making [lithium-ion batteries] promote the bright futuristic possibilities of the “clean” technology. But virtually all such batteries use graphite, and its cheap production in China, often under lax environmental controls, produces...

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27 August 2016
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23 August 2016

Panasonic Response

Author: Panasonic

Panasonic strongly supports the Olympic and Paralympic Movement ideal of promoting a peaceful society and the preservation of human dignity through sports. In our business activities, we aim to treat all our stakeholders with the maximum degree of...

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17 August 2016

Brazil: Concerns around restrictions on freedom of expression during the Olympics, sponsors comment

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3 August 2016

US Council for Intl. Business whitepaper explains corporate human rights due diligence

Author: Dr. Ariel Meyerstein, United States Council for International Business, in ethiXbase

“Whitepaper: Responsible Business Conduct: Understanding Human Rights Due Diligence”, July 2016...

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