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Sumitomo Group

Headquarters in Japan

Sumitomo Group is one of Japan's keiretsu (large groups of companies with interlocking business relationships & shareholdings). For a full list of its member companies, see its website:

www.sumitomo.gr.jp/english/organizn/index.html

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2 December 2019

Women Human Rights Defenders day: Amnesty Int'l calls on businesses to adopt zero-tolerance policy on violence against women defenders

Author: Amnesty International

"Challenging power, fighting discrimination: A call to action to recognise and protect women human rights defenders", 29 Nov 2019...

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31 May 2019

Report alleges major banks contribute to climate change through increased funding of fossil fuels

In May 2019, a group of NGOs led by Rainforest Action Network published research findings that suggest some of the biggest banks around the world are financing fossil fuels more than ever before. Since the Paris Agreement took effect in 2016, 33 of the...

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19 March 2019

Honduras: Workers report alleged threats and harassment at Fyffes' subsidiary farm; claim Fyffes not respecting deal it signed with union

Few weeks after an agreement reached by the Union of agroindustry workers STATS (by its name in Spanish) and the fruit company Fyffes (subsidiary of Sumitomo) workers and the union accused the company of not complying with terms in the agreement, such...

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15 March 2019
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15 March 2019
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15 March 2019

Peru: Community rights have been affected by associations between extractive companies and the police

Author: Wayka

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15 March 2019
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Author: Wayka

数家公司与秘鲁国家警察局签订协议,享受由警方提供的私人安保服务。它们分别是必和必拓公司(BHP Billiton)控股的安塔米纳矿业公司(Minera Antamina),纽蒙特矿业公司(Newmont)、布埃纳文图拉矿业公司(Buenaventura)和住友商事株式会社(Sumitomo)共同持股的亚纳科查矿业公司(Minera Yanacocha),中国五矿集团公司(China Minmetals)下属的五矿资源有限公司(MMG)投资的拉斯邦巴斯铜业公司(Las Bambas),雷纳特集团...

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21 February 2019
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25 January 2019
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Author: OCMAL

“Inician diálogo sobre conflicto entre C.P Combayo y Minera Yanacocha” – 24 de enero de 2019...

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17 December 2018

UN Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders' global survey highlights role of cos. in attacks in several countries

Author: Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders (Switzerland)

"World report on the situation of human rights defenders", 17 Dec 2017...

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