Companies from Japan

Legend
Cases

Environmental Conflicts of Companies from Japan

Firestone/Bridgestone Rubber Plantations, Liberia (Bridgestone)

Minamata disease, Japan (Chisso Corporation)

Yokkaichi asthma, Japan (Mitsubishi Monsanto Kasei, Chubu Denryoku, Mitsubishi Yuka, Mitsibishi Kase Kogyo, Ishihara Sangyo, Showa Yokkaichi)

Kochi paper factory producing pollution, Japan ( Nishi Nippon Pulp Factory , Daio Pulp)

Timber Exploitation in Porto de Moz & Prainha, Brazil (Eidai Amazonian Export Company)

Eucapacific eucalyptus plantations, Ecuador (Mitsubishi Paper Mills, Sumitomo Corporation, Environmental Engineering Service)

Derrame de petroleo en el campo de Frade, Brasil (Frade Japão Petróleo Ltda)

Nishiyodogawa in Osaka, air pollution court cases, Japan (Hanshin Expressway Public Corporation)

Dai Ninh Hydropower Project, Dong Nai River, Vietnam (Toshiba, Nippon Koei , J-Power / Electric Power Development Corporation , Hazama Ando Corporation)

Ashio Copper Mine, Japan (Ichibei Furukawa)

Yamba dam, Gumna prefecture, Japan (Shimizu Corporation, IHI Infrastructure Systems Co., Tekken Corporation)

Alberta Tar Sands, Canada (INPEX Corporation, JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corp)

Digby Island proposed Nexen Aurora LNG (fracked gas) export facility, BC, Canada (INPEX Corporation, JGC Corporation)

Kashagan Oil Field, Kazakhstan (INPEX Corporation)

The Bridge over the Strait of Messina, Italy (Ishikawajima Harima Heavy Industries Co Ltd)

Batang coal fired power plant, Central Java, Indonesia (J-Power , Itochu Corporation)

Deviation of the Sao Francisco River, Brazil (Itochu Corporation, Toyota)

Girye Ultra Mega Power Project, Maharashtra, India (Itochu Corporation)

Nibutani Dam on Ainu homeland, Japan (Nishimatsu Construction Co., Ltd., Iwakura Construction, Co., Ltd.)

The failed fast breeder reactor, Monju, Japan (Japan Nuclear Cycle Development Institute (JNC), owner of Monju)

Mulanje Massif Rare Earth Mineral Exploration, Malawi (Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation)

Saving the “Last Natural River in Japan” and Nagara River Estuary Dam (Japan Water Agency)

Dung Quat Economic Zone Authority (DEZA), Vietnam (JGP Energy K.K.)

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico El Chaparral, El Salvador (J-Power )

Liquefied Natural Gas Project, Papua New Guinea (JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corp)

Ooi (Ōi) nuclear power units stopped, Japan (Kansai Electric Power Co)

Takahama Nuclear Plants 3 and 4 reopen for commercial use, Japan (Kansai Electric Power Co)

Teshima island, waste dispute, Japan (Teshima Sogo Kanko Kaihatsu Co. , Kubota Environmental Service Co., Ltd)

Colombo-Matara highway and land dispossession, Sri Lanka (Kumagai Gumi ltd)

Plomin Power Station Unit C, Croatia (Marubeni)

Lynas Refinery in Kuantan, Malaysia (Mitsubishi Chemical)

BHP Billington Mozal aluminium smelter, Mozambique (Mitsubishi Corp.)

Unistoten Camp v. the PTP pipeline, BC, Canada (Mitsubishi Corp.)

Sinop Nuclear Power Plant, Turkey (Mitsubishi heavy industries)

Antamina mine, Peru (Mitsubishi heavy industries)

Copper mine Quellaveco on the Asana river, Peru (Mitsubishi heavy industries)

Intag mining, Junin, Ecuador (Mitsubishi heavy industries)

Hazelwood Open-Cut Coal Mine Fire, Australia (Mitsui & Co Ltd)

Miike coal mine explosion and disaster, Japan (Mitsui & Co Ltd)

Nam Ngum 2 dam displaced over 6,000 ethnic minorities in Vientiane, Lao PDR (Toshiba, Mitsui & Co Ltd)

Privatización del agua en Guadalajara, Mexico (Mitsui & Co Ltd)

Safi power station, Morocco (Mitsui & Co Ltd)

Bayovar (Vale - Miski Mayo), Peru (Mitsui & Co., Ltd.)

Callao, Peru, lead pollution (Mitsui & Co., Ltd.)

Caserones, Chile (Pan Pacific Copper Co., Ltd., Mitsui & Co., Ltd.)

Deepwater Horizon oil spill, USA (MOEX Offshore, Mitsui & Co., Ltd.)

Itai-Itai disease, Toyama prefecture, Japan (Mitsui Mining and Smelting Co. Ltd.)

Philex's Padcal mine, the biggest mining disaster of the Philippines (Pan Pacific Copper Co. Ltd., Nippon Mining Co. Ltd. , Mitsui Mining and Smelting Co. Ltd.)

Arsenic poisoning in 1955, Morinaga Milk, Japan (Morinaga milk company)

Sun Peaks Resort & 2010 Olympics, BC, Canada (Nippon Cable Company Ltd. of Tokyo)

Los Pelambres, comunidad Los Caimanes, Chile (Nippon Mining and Metals Co. Ltd)

Ipilan and MacroAsia nickel mines in Brooke's point, Palawan, Philippines (Nippon Mining Company of Japan)

Syliva Creek Court Case to Prevent Logging in Toolangi State Forest, Victoria, Australia (Nippon Paper Industries Co. Ltd)

Programme of Triangular Cooperation for Developing Agriculture in the Tropical Savannahs of Mozambique (ProSavana) (Nitori Holdings)

Nitta Gelatin India Ltd (NGIL), India (Nitta Gelatin Inc)

Taganito Mining Corporation’s Nickel Operations, Surigao del Norte,Philippines (Pacific Metals Co. Ltd, Sojitz Corporation, Sumitomo Metal Mining Corporation)

Valle de Elqui - Teck, Pan Pacific (Pan Pacific Copper Co., Ltd.)

Contamination in El Salto, Mexico (Quimikao)

Shintech PVC Plant in Convent, LA, USA (Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd)

Niigata Minamata: mercury poisoning by Showa Denko, Japan (Showa Denko )

Al Rajhi / TADCO of Saudi Arabia Purchases Land in Boghe, Brakna, Mauritania (Sojitz)

Coltan in the Kivu Region, DR of Congo (Sony)

Ambatovy Mining Project, Madagascar (Sumitomo Corporation)

Anti-mining protests and controversies around the “Law with the Long Name”, Mongolia (Sumitomo Corporation)

Mina San Cristobal en Potosi y reubicación de la comunidad, Bolivia (Sumitomo Corporation)

Minera Candelaria, Tierra Amarilla, Chile (Sumitomo Corporation)

Toroku mine, arsenic pollution, Miyazaki prefecture, Japan ( Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd.)

Maruti Suzuki Gujarat Plant, India (Suzuki)

An-naka zinc refinery and cadmium pollution, Japan (Toho Zinc Co., Ltd., Tokyo Electric Power Company)

Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, Japan (Tokyo Electric Power Company)

Expanded Nuclear energy, South Africa (Toshiba)

Mosul dam, Iraq (Toshiba)