Japan publishes new draft guidelines to tackle human rights abuses
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Shani Alexander
Shani Alexander, Senior Reporter

The global trend of pushing for stronger corporate due diligence rules has reached Japan, where the country’s leaders are calling for public comments on new guidelines designed to address human rights concerns within some of the nation’s largest companies and their supply chains.

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has prepared new draft guidelines as it looks to harmonise Japan’s efforts with international recommendations on countering corporate human rights abuses.


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