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Japan: Amid growing concern on modern slavery, Ajinomoto, Fast Retailing and Wacoal among companies adopting human rights initiatives
[Summary translation from Japanese to English provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre]...
Japan: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre and Human Rights Now survey shows most Japanese apparel companies fall short on human rights
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre and Human Rights Now, an international human rights NGO based in Tokyo, conducted a survey of the human rights policies and practices of the top 62 apparel companies in Japan. Despite individual approaches...
Japan/Myanmar: Human Rights Now reports on rights violations in apparel suppliers, Japanese companies promise action
Human Rights Now, an international human rights NGO based in Tokyo, and Action Labor Rights, a coalition of labour rights organisations in Myanmar, reported on alleged violations of labour rights in garment factories in Myanmar, including excessive ov...
Lecien, a subsidiary of Wacoal, commissioned an investigation in response to labour rights violations reported on by Human Rights Now. The investigation corraborates some of the allegations, and Wacoal promises to take appropriate action.
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