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Proposed Human Rights Due Diligence and Reporting Requirement for Multinationals

Norway Forthcoming 2019

The Ethics Information Committee was established by the Norwegian government during June 2018 in response to two petition resolutions by the Parliament. The ten-member committee has members from academia, business, government, trade unions, employers’ organizations and NGOs. The Committee was tasked with assessing whether Norwegian businesses should be required to disclose information on responsible business conduct and supply chain management.

Issuer name

Ethics Information Committee

Organizations covered by the instrument

Large private and listed companies

Industry scope

All/none specified

ESG coverage- S (Social)

Human Rights

ESG coverage- G (Governance)

Structure & Leadership

Status

Forthcoming

Country

Norway

Region

Europe

Date of publication

2019

Issuer type

Governments (governmental department, agency)

Reporting requirements

Public law and regulation

Mandatory or voluntary

Mandatory

The geographical scope

National/federal

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