Archives for the 'Corporate Responsibility' Category

Fair Finance Japan: Help Your Bank Become More Ethical!

Fair Finance Guide Japan ethical banking

Some banks and pension funds have rules about what kind of companies they invest in. For example, ethical investment means the funds do not support companies involved in weapons manufacturing or environmental destruction. Human rights and labour rights are other … Read More

Posted February 20th, 2015 in Corporate Responsibility

Stop TPP Action/Occupy Monsanto


On the first Tuesday of every month, demonstrations will be held in front of the Prime Minister’s Official Residence in Tokyo. Together we can stop the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)! Consumers Union of Japan has joined together with other organizations … Read More

Posted October 10th, 2012 in Biodiversity, Biotechnology, Civil Rights, Corporate Responsibility, North-South, TPP, Trade

Safety Standard Or Double Standard?


Consumers Union of Japan held a seminar about radioactivity and food safety at Meiji University in Tokyo on January 29, 2012. By Emilie De Montessus (CUJ Intern from Lyon University) Furitsu Katsumi, Hyogo College of Medicine, spoke about the lessons … Read More

Posted February 15th, 2012 in Civil Rights, Corporate Responsibility, Food, Nuclear

International Bad Products Award


Michiyo Koketsu from Consumers Union of Japan participated in Consumers International’s Congress in Australia, October 29-November 1, 2007. CI announced the winners of the International Bad Products Awards, as 400 delegates from national consumer organisations and governments convened in Sydney. … Read More

Posted November 14th, 2007 in Corporate Responsibility