Sumitomo Forestry

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26 October 2016

Sumitomo Forestry responded to RAN "Shareholders Beware"

Author: 住友林業

... When performing due diligence, the Company ensures suppliers supply the timber that meet logging compliance requirements and use only the timber products made with raw materials that satisfy the requirements by consulting the provided information....

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25 October 2016

Japan: Japanese companies' reporting on sustainability inadequate, says Rainforest Action Network

Rainforest Action Network has been tracking the implementation of Japan’s Corporate Governance Code which, introduced in June 2015, was heralded as a major step forward in helping to open up Japanese corporations to greater transparency and oversight....

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21 April 2016

Japan: Japanese companies buy huge amounts of illegal timber, says Global Witness

In the absence of a law preventing illegal timber imports, Japan relies on the companies themselves to monitor what timber is legal and illegal. Wilful Ignorance reveals how corporate self-regulation is having negligible, if any, impact on the likelih...

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