In 2015 the Government of Sweden launched its National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights. On reporting it expects businesses to be transparent, report on and communicate human rights-related risks and opportunities facing companies, as well as their impact on society (favourable and adverse). The Plan states among others that “Government Offices is prepared to consider continued support to the Shift Project for its development of the Reporting and Assurance Frameworks Initiative (RAFI)”. Companies are encouraged to use the UNGP’s Reporting Framework.
Industry sectors covered by the instrument
Organizations covered by the instrument
All organizations except those in the public sector
Type of instrument
Mandatory or voluntary
The geographical scope