The Business and Human Rights Lawyers Network Japan (BHR Lawyers) is an information-sharing network established through the collective action of lawyers, scholars, business persons and other legal specialists active in diverse areas ranging from business law practices to human rights advocacy.
Through the advancement of Business and Human Rights practices in Japan, the BHR Lawyers is promoting business to respect human rights and facilitating dialogues among stakeholders to ensure the access to remedies.
Call for Public Comments for
Engagement & Remedy Guidelines
The Japan Responsible Supply Chains Committee, which is comprised of multi-stakeholder members, and which is operated and supported by the Business and Human Rights Lawyers Network Japan ("BHR Lawyers"), the Global Compact Network Japan ("GCNJ"), and the Civil Society Platform for Japan’s National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights ("BHR-NAP-CSP"), has formulated and announced the draft of "Engagement" and "Remedy" Guidelines for Promotion of Responsible Business Conduct and Supply Chains.
This project has been conducted under the assistance and advice of the OECD’s Responsible Business Conduct Unit and the ILO Office for Japan and accredited as the Tokyo 2020 Support Program (Sustainability).
We welcome your comments on the draft of the Guidelines documents to make the Guidelines more practical and accessible for multi-stakeholders inside and outside Japan.