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USA: CEO statements on race & police misconduct are important, but now corporate political power is needed to pass legislation
Author: Aaron K. Chatterji & Michael W. Toffel, Harvard Business Review
"What CEOs Still Haven’t Said About Race and Policing", 18 Jun 2020...
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Japan: Industry initiative publishes declaration on responsible recruitment and working conditions of foreign workers
Author: The Global Alliance for Sustainable Supply Chain
"The Tokyo Declaration on the Responsible Acceptance of Foreign Workers in Japan"...
Jaguar Land Rover follows other major European & US car-makers, suspending UK operations amid COVID-19 concerns
Author: Financial Times
"Jaguar Land Rover to suspend operations at all UK plants", 19 March 2020...
Japan: Trading companies lag far behind international human rights standards, Human Rights Now report reveals
Author: Human Rights Now
"HRN Releases Report: “Japanese Trading Companies: Measures for Human Rights Lag Far Behind International Standards”", 12 March 2020...
"Japan's efforts to raise wages wane as firms embrace merit-based pay", 11 Feb 2020...
Author: World Benchmarking Alliance
The Automotive Benchmark measures and ranks the world’s leading auto manufacturers. Will they meet the below 2°C warming limit goal set by the Paris Agreement? Are they doing what’s necessary to move to a low carbon economy?...
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Toyota is conducting a limited pilot test on wearable technology at one of our US plants. The test is scheduled to conclude in December. The intent of the pilot is to improve and inform team member safety and ergonomics. We are not measuring or...
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USA: Companies respond to surveillance concerns that biometric safety devices may be monitoring warehouse workers' productivity
In November 2019, it was reported that Walmart, Toyota, Heineken and Geodis are testing biometric workplace safety monitoring devices in their warehouses and fulfilment centres in the USA. The devices - made by StrongArm technologies - track workers'...
“Toyota says labor officials found it responsible for worker suicide”, 18 Nov 2019...
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Author: Sustainable Brands
"200 CEOs Call on New EU Leaders for Sustainable Europe by 2030", 23 July 2019...