Rio Negro, Provincial Law No. 4531, 2010. (The Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility Program is created in the Province of Rio Negro)

South America Current 2010

This law creates the “Social and environmental responsibility program” which provides the ‘Certificate of social and environmental responsibility’. The purpose of the Certificate is to promote socially and environmentally responsible behavior by companies carrying out activities in the Province. Companies that obtain this Certificate receive access to credit and special programs, and incentives for technological innovation and other benefits.

Scope

General sustainability/ESG/non-financial

Industry sectors covered by the instrument

All/none specified

Organizations covered by the instrument

All organizations except those in the public sector

Issuer type

local gov't

Type of instrument

Legislation

Mandatory or voluntary

Voluntary

The geographical scope

Sub-national

Project Partners