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14
DEC
2016

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games is now inviting for public comments on the Sustainable Sourcing Code (Draft).

From Tuesday 13 December 2016 to 5:00 pm on Tuesday 27 December 2016 (JST),the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games is inviting for public comments on the Sustainable Sourcing Code (Draft). Please see further information and submission method in the...
14
DEC
2016

CRT Japan releases “Human Rights Issues by Sector v.5″ and “Priorities on the SDGs by Sector”.

In September 2012, Caux Round Table Japan established a Nippon CSR Consortium as a platform for multi-stakeholders in cooperation with companies, NGO/NPO and academic experts. The Consortium organizes a yearly Human Rights Due Diligence Workshop where multi-stakeholders come...
17
NOV
2016

CRT Japan will conduct Study Workshops on Grievance Mechanism in 2017 in Japan

Since 2015, CRT Japan has been exploring an effective grievance mechanism suited to Japanese companies. We exchange opinions with headquarters and overseas bases of Japanese companies cooperating with us, to organize the information on grievance mechanism. (Grievance mechanism...
06
OCT
2016

Report on 2016 Business and Human Rights Conference in Tokyo is released.

The “2016 Business and Human Rights Conference in Tokyo”, co-hosted by Caux Round Table Japan (CRT Japan), the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre, and the Institute for Human Rights and Business, was held on the 15th and 16th of September, 2016. The conference...
29
SEP
2016

CRT Japan is inviting public comments on “2016 Stakeholder Engagement in Japan”.

Since September 2012, the Nippon CSR Consortium has been working to provide a forum in which to identify and discuss negative human rights impacts that may arise as a result of corporate activities. This work has been conducted in collaboration with companies from various...
14
SEP
2016

“CRT Media Release” New Partnership in Japan to Empower Small Farmers in Supply Chains

New York & Tokyo, 9 September 2016 Caux Round Table Japan (CRT Japan) will provide bluenumbers to farmers in Japan, and help Japanese companies buying agriculture and seafood from Asia to know the farmers and fishers they are buying from. CRT Japan has partnered with...
25
AUG
2016

CRT Japan releases ” Human Rights Issues by Thai and Japanese companies”.

Since September 2012, the Nippon CSR Consortium, which CRT-Japan is a secretariat of, has been working to provide a forum in which to identify and discuss negative human rights impacts that may arise as a result of corporate activities. This work has been conducted in...
18
AUG
2016

On 30th August in Thailand, CRT-Japan will hold a reporting session on “2016 Stakeholder Engagement Programme in Thailand”.

On 30th August, CRT-Japan will hold a reporting session on “2016 Stakeholder Engagement Programme in Thailand” in BKK, Thailand. The programme is available in Japanese and Thailand. Since September 2012, the Nippon CSR Consortium, which CRT-Japan is a secretariat of,...
19
JUL
2016

CRT-Japan is inviting public comments on “2016 Stakeholder Engagement in Thailand”.

Human rights are one of the core CSR topics that have sparked discussions and activities in countries such as Japan over recent years. Since September 2012, the Nippon CSR Consortium has been working to provide a forum in which to identify and discuss negative human rights...
08
JUL
2016

Morning Briefing – Brexit: Is the Japanese companies at risk?

The UK votes to leave the European Union on 23rd June 2016, which would lead a surge in support for Eurosceptic and populist forces, upending decades of rule by established political parties. The “Brexit” would disrupt supply chains, reduce investment and usher in years of...