“…putting one’s own house in order and on seeking to establish what is right
rather than who is right.”
CRT Japan emphasizes fairness and neutrality based on the idea of “correcting yourself first is the first thing, not who is right, but what is right”. We support the effective and efficient implementation of CSR / sustainability, which leads to the enhancement of corporate value, through synergizing activities in the following four areas.
CSR : Promoting and implementing of CSR/Sustainability in Japanese business industry
PSR : Developing the responsible of human resources and capacity which bridging between society and business world.
Seminar: Introducing between global and Japanese agenda and create interactive communication.
Network : Building the trust among global initiatives organizations.
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Ⅱ. Our Approach
In recent years, the environment surrounding companies has changed significantly. As the impact of corporate activities on society and the environment increases both positively and negatively. There is an increasing demand for companies as a responsible member of society to understand and respond to their own impacts throughout the value chain. In addition, the standards for corporate evaluation have changed. Companies are being evaluated not only for their financial aspects but also for their CSR / Sustainability efforts (ESG: Environment, Social, Governance).
Under such circumstances, CRT-Japan focuses on the practice of the United Nations “Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights” (hereinafter, “UNGPs”) in corporations, and the partnership with global initiative organizations, CRT-Japan developed “Sustainable Navigation”, a comprehensive framework of CSR activity.
The characteristic of our approach is to “enable effective and efficient practice in companies”. Helping to identify prominent issues such as human rights risk assessment and impact assessment is provided by providing a collaborative platform for stakeholder engagement and tools that can address the identified issues (with partner organizations such as Bluenumber and Sedex).
In order to support the integration of “business and human rights” into management decisions, which are required globally, we implement the human rights due diligence required on the UN Guiding Principles. Going forward, we will step up efforts related to ESG investment to support the integration of “Business and Human Rights” into management decisions that are required globally.
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Ⅲ. Strengths and characteristics of CRT-Japan
1. Network with various initiative organizations
Utilize the network with domestic and overseas initiative organizations to grasp the latest global CSR / sustainability trends and provide optimal services.
2. Consulting that leads to action
Formulate the best strategy with a view to the best trend of CSR / sustainability based on the latest global trends, consider a concrete plan to put it into practice, and provide practical consulting.
3. Impact in Rule Making and Communication
Actively participate in the rule-making field to proactively disseminate Japanese opinions and values without being fully passive in the CSR / sustainability world, where discussions tend to be led by Europe and the United States.
4. Fairness and Neutrality
Convey global information and educational programs accurately in Japanese from a fair and neutral standpoint. We also actively collaborate with various organizations with the aim of achieving common goals.