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Sumitomo Electric Industries (part of Sumitomo Group)

Headquarters in Japan

Sumitomo Electric Industries website: www.sei.co.jp

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24 June 2010

Companies commit to human rights in increasing numbers

Author: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre & Realizing Rights

As representatives of over 1000 companies gather this week in New York at the United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have published a list of over 270 companies worldwide...

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4 December 2008

[DOC] Over 230 Companies Worldwide Have a Public Human Rights Policy Statement, On Eve of the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Realizing Rights

To mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have been encouraging more companies to adopt human rights policies...Currently over 230 company policy...

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29 March 2005

Four Women Win 63 Million Yen Ruling - Sumitomo Metal guilty of gender bias [Japan]

Author: Kyodo News [Japan]

The Osaka District Court ordered Sumitomo Metal Industries Ltd [part of Sumitomo Group] on Monday to pay 63 million yen in compensation to four current and former female employees who suffered sexual discrimination in wages and promotions...Sumitomo...

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5 January 2004

Japan's Sumitomo Electric Settles Lawsuit

Author: Associated Press

Japan's Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd. agreed on Monday to pay 10 million yen ($93,400) to settle a 1995 lawsuit filed by two female employees who accused the company of sexual discrimination...The lawsuit has been closely watched for its potential...

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