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National Action Plan on Corporate Social Responsibility 2012-2014,

Italy Expired 2013

The Action Plan describes the priority actions and projects about CSR at national level and defines targets and guidelines in the coming years. The Italian Government with its actions aims at creating a more favorable context to voluntary business conducts oriented towards the economic development and the protection of society and environment

Issuer name

Ministry of Economic Development

More information

The Action Plan focuses on the following six objectives: 1.Increase the culture of responsibility among enterprises, citizens and local communities. 2.Support enterprises adopting CSR practices. 3.Contribute to the enhancement of market rewards for virtuous companies. 4.Promote initiatives of social enterprises, active citizenship and civil society organizations. 5.Encourage transparency and improve the completeness of the documents on CSR reporting provided by enterprises. 6.Promote CSR through internationally recognized instruments and international cooperation

Organizations covered by the instrument

All Companies

Industry scope

All/none specified







Date of publication


Issuer type

Governments (governmental department, agency)

Reporting requirements

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

Mandatory or voluntary


The geographical scope


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