Linked with Norway’s foreign policy and development cooperation, the action plan launched in 2015 seeks to support the business sector in using and reporitng on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. It sets out the Norwegian authorities’ expectations of Norwegian companies, and makes clear what support and advice companies are entitled to from the Norwegian authorities. It among others provides for “pooling the resources of several actors that currently advise companies on corporate social responsibility by establishing a single advisory centre”.
Industry sectors covered by the instrument
Organizations covered by the instrument
Companies operating internationally
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Type of instrument
Mandatory or voluntary
The geographical scope