Kansai Electric Power (KEPCO)

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21 October 2016

Japan: Manager at nuclear plant commits suicide after 200 hours overtime

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1 July 2012

Protests in Japan as nuclear reactor restarts

Author: Al Jazeera

Dozens of protesters in Japan...shouted and danced at the gate of a nuclear power plant after it restarted, the first to go back online since the country shut down all of its reactors for safety checks following the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Ohi...

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16 April 2012

Environmental Groups and media strongly oppose plans to restart the Ohi Nuclear Reactor [Japan]

Author: AFP

[Title and summary translation from original Japanese provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre] ...Government plans to restart the nuclear reactors...weremet with criticism from environmental groups. On 13 April while in Ohi Prefecture,...

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9 April 2012

In response to PM Noda's announcement about restarting the Kansai nuclear reactors, students protest in the streets [Japan]

Author: Kyoto Minpo

[Title and summary translation from original Japanese provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre] With the new standards on safety measures that were proposed by the Prime Minister Noda and others in order to get the Kansai Electric/Ohi...

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6 April 2012

Closer look at Kansai Electric's nuclear power plants highlights safety concerns upon its upcoming reopening [Japan]

Author: NHK Modern Close Up [Japan]

Title and summary translation from original Japanese provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre] Kansai Electric continues with plans to resume operations on their 3rd and 4th units. The Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency even gave the...

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31 August 2010

[PDF] Carbon Disclosure Project 2010 Global 500 Report

Author: PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Carbon Disclosure Project

In 2010, the CDP asked the world’s 500 largest public companies in the FTSE Global Equity Index Series...to demonstrate that they are taking action on climate change. This report, prepared by CDP’s global adviser, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC),...

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1 September 2009

Carbon Disclosure Project finds improved disclosure of emissions among world's largest companies - Bayer, BASF, HSBC, Wal-Mart, Chevron lead

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1 September 2009

[PDF] Carbon Disclosure Project 2009 - Global 500 Report

Author: Carbon Disclosure Project

Following the increase in the number of CDP signatories, the standard of disclosure over the past seven years since the inception of CDP has increased dramatically... The number of Asian companies responding to CDP 2009 increasedby 39% (51 to 71) from...

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21 January 2009

Company responses re Burma

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

On 11 Dec 2008 Burma Campaign UK added 30 companies to its "Dirty List" of firms allegedly supporting the military regime in Burma. The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the companies to respond. [companies added to the list: Asiana...

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Company non-response
21 January 2009

Kansai Electric Power (KEPCO) did not respond to: Burma Campaign UK adds 30 firms to "Dirty List", including Kansai Electric Power Co.

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