Sumitomo Group

Headquarters in Japan

Sumitomo Group is one of Japan's keiretsu (large groups of companies with interlocking business relationships & shareholdings). For a full list of its member companies, see its website:

www.sumitomo.gr.jp/english/organizn/index.html

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13 May 2020
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Author: Grufides en Red Muqui

“Policía nacional y Minera Yanacocha implementan convenio de servicio policial extraordinario para hostigar a la familia de Máxima Acuña en Cajamarca” – 5 de mayo de 2020...

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3 April 2020

Peru: 20 years after the mercury spill at mine owned by Newmont, Buenaventura Mining Company and Sumitomo, villagers experience negative health impacts

Author: The Guardian (UK)

“The village still suffering from Peru mercury spill fallout – after 20 years”, 2nd April 2020...

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16 March 2020

Japan: Trading companies lag far behind international human rights standards, Human Rights Now report reveals

Author: Human Rights Now

"HRN Releases Report: “Japanese Trading Companies: Measures for Human Rights Lag Far Behind International Standards”", 12 March 2020...

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26 February 2020
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Author: OCMAL

“Comunidades presentan recurso contra Teck por proyecto QB2” – 26 de febrero de 2020...

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2 December 2019

Women Human Rights Defenders day: Amnesty Int'l calls on businesses to adopt zero-tolerance policy on violence against women defenders

Author: Amnesty International

"Challenging power, fighting discrimination: A call to action to recognise and protect women human rights defenders", 29 Nov 2019...

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31 May 2019

Report alleges major banks contribute to climate change through increased funding of fossil fuels

In May 2019, a group of NGOs led by Rainforest Action Network published research findings that suggest some of the biggest banks around the world are financing fossil fuels more than ever before. Since the Paris Agreement took effect in 2016, 33 of the...

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19 March 2019

Honduras: Workers report alleged threats and harassment at Fyffes' subsidiary farm; claim Fyffes not respecting deal it signed with union

Few weeks after an agreement reached by the Union of agroindustry workers STATS (by its name in Spanish) and the fruit company Fyffes (subsidiary of Sumitomo) workers and the union accused the company of not complying with terms in the agreement, such...

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15 March 2019
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15 March 2019
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15 March 2019

Peru: Community rights have been affected by associations between extractive companies and the police

Author: Wayka

[Excerpt translation from Spanish provided by Business and Human Rights Resource Centre]...

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