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Business and Human Rights: National Action Plan on the follow-up of the UN Guiding Principles

Norway Current 2015

The action plan will make it easier for the business sector to use the UN Guiding Principles. 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,'

Issuer name

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Government ministry

Other

Government ministry notes

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

More information

The NAP outlines a there pronged responsibility fork for the protection of human rights, it uses this division to structure the document: states’ duty to protect against human rights abuse (chapter 2, principles 1–10); the responsibility of business enterprises to respect human rights (chapter 3, principles 11–24); the responsibility of states and business enterprises to ensure effective remedy (chapter 4, principles 25–31).

Comply or explain

True

Organizations covered by the instrument

All Companies

Target organization notes

All companies operating internationally

Industry scope

All/none specified

Disclosure venue

NA

ESG coverage - E (Environment)

Climate & GHG emissions

ESG coverage- S (Social)

Human Rights

ESG coverage- G (Governance)

Accountability, Anti-Corruption and Anti-Competitive Behaviour

ESG coverage- Eco (Economic & General)

Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Status

Current

Country

Norway

Region

Europe

Date of publication

2015

Issuer type

Governments (governmental department, agency)

Reporting requirements

Other e.g. action plan, strategy, programme, voluntary initiative

Mandatory or voluntary

Voluntary

The geographical scope

National/federal

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