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National Social Responsibility Policy 2017-2030

Costa Rica Current 2017

The policy approach includes: an incentive plan for liability in Costa Rica, a Social Responsibility Reporting Guide, a Training Plan and capacity building on social responsibility for government officials, a Strategy of strategic volunteering to encourage participation in public sector initiatives with an impact and a Strategy to integrate the sustainability criteria required for companies to export to Europe with a global value chain approach.

Issuer name

Ministry of Economy, Industry and Commerce

More information

The document is a tool to promote social responsibility with a shared vision/ guided by significant international instruments, e.g., SDGs, UNGP on B&HR, IPCC, OECD MNE guidelines, ISO 26000, ILO Guidelines and Earth Charter.

Organizations covered by the instrument

All Companies

Industry scope

All/none specified

ESG coverage- S (Social)





Costa Rica


South America

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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