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Global Business and Human Rights: What’s Next for Japan?

Tokyo

 

Date and Time

Thursday January 12, 2017
9:00 am-5:00 pm JST


Location

Tokyo


Topics

#Human Rights


BSR will host this event to discuss the implications of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights for Japanese companies, with a particular focus on the Japanese government's recent commitment to formulating a national action plan (NAP) for implementing the Principles. 

This event will include a debrief from the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, which was held in Geneva, Switzerland, in November, and the announcement of the NAP commitment. We will also discuss the some of latest human rights issues for business, including human trafficking and forced labor in Southeast Asia.

Speakers

  • Jaewon Kim, Former Associate Director, BSR
  • Peter Nestor, Director, BSR

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