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23
JUN
2016

Verisk Maplecroft & Caux Round Table Japan partner to jointly provide Human Rights Risk Assessment Service in Japan

[London & Tokyo – 23rd June 2016] Verisk Maplecroft (Maplecroft) and Caux Round Table Japan (CRT Japan) have committed to enhancing our cooperation with a Memorandum of Understanding in a move designed to help Japanese business manage global human rights risks. We are...
20
APR
2016

“2016 Stakeholder Engagement in Thailand” will convene in July

CRT Japan plans to hold a stakeholder engagement programme in Thailand. The objective of the programme, which will be implemented over a span of four to five months, will be as follows: To provide a non-confrontational forum where Thai and Japanese companies can engage with...
19
FEB
2016

Submissions: High-Level Sustainability Plan and Sourcing Code for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

These submissions by IHRB and the Caux Roundtable-Japan propose a draft Sustainable Sourcing Code and recommendations on the High Level Sustainability plan for TOCOG. In January 2016, the Tokyo Organising Committee of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games (TOCOG) called for...
03
FEB
2016

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games is inviting public comments on the Tokyo 2020 High-level Sustainability Plan and the Fundamental Principles for the Sustainable Sourcing Code.

(The following excerpts from a page of The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.) On 29 January 2016, the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games today published the Tokyo 2020 High-level Sustainability Plan and the Fundamental...
25
JAN
2016

A Joint CRT-Japan and Marimo5 Co., Ltd. “Creating Competitive Advantage Through Responsible Supply Chain toward Tokyo 2020 Games-Explore systems to promote human rights and well-being at work”

This seminar will be held on 25th February 2016 in Dusit Thani Bangkok for executives of Japanese Companies in Thailand. Brochure of this seminar is available here. Brochure of this seminar in Thai is available here. In recent years, companies have been encouraged to promote...
05
JAN
2016

A draft “Food Vision” for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics is released.

CRT-Japan has produced a draft “Food Vision” for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, on the basis of a series of workshops that brought together companies, NGOs and other stakeholders. A draft “Food Vision” for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics...
04
DEC
2015

“Human Rights Issues by Sector v.4″ is released.

The Nippon CSR Consortium, which CRT-Japan initiates as a secretariat of the Consortium, was established in September 2012 to raise awareness and promote activities in the fields of business and human rights in partnership with companies and NGOs/NPOs. It provides an...
13
NOV
2015

The post of “Business and human rights progress in the Japanese context” by Hiroshi Ishida, executive director of CRT-Japan, was published in UN FORUM SERIES.

The post of “UN FORUM SERIES – Business and human rights progress in the Japanese context”contributed by Hiroshi Ishida, Executive Director of the Caux Round Table Japan was published on the website of the London School of Economics and Political Science. In the post,...
29
OCT
2015

A CRT Japan – AISTS joint seminar on “Corporate Initiatives for Sustainability Sport and Events” will convene on 1st December in Tokyo.

Introduction seminar to the AISTS SSE Open Module in Tokyo in 2016 Getting Inspired and Convinced: Share the understanding of what a company can do, and what value it brings to a company for sustainable sport and events. Corporate Initiatives for Sustainable Sport and Events Here...
21
OCT
2015

“Report of the Sustainability & Sports Integrity Study Group” is released

The Sustainability & Sports Integrity Study Group (hereafter the Study Group, renamed from the Group of Experts for Sustainable Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games), commissioned from the Japan Sports Facilities Association, conducted examinations to ensure sustainability and...