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Recommendations for Dutch State Holdings

Netherlands Current 2009

These recommendations represent the Dutch Governments contribution the 'renewed EU-strategy for CSR', it outlines a number of recommendations that seek to align European CSR with global approaches of CSR, including improving disclosures of non financial information.

Issuer name

Ministry of Finance

Government ministry

Finance/Treasury

More information

In a letter dated 24 April 2009, the Netherlands Minister of Finance informed Parliament that he expects the largest Dutch State Holdings to use the GRI Guidelines in their reporting practices, with due consideration of the effort needed to implement reporting practices and the goals that different companies expect to reach through reporting. The Minister also expects to include all the largest holdings in the national Transparency Benchmark of the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

Comply or explain

True

Organizations covered by the instrument

State-owned companies

Target organization notes

Applies to the largest Dutch State Holdings

Industry scope

All/none specified

Disclosure venue

Sustainability report

Status

Current

Country

Netherlands

Region

Europe

Date of publication

2009

Issuer type

Governments (governmental department, agency)

Reporting requirements

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

Mandatory or voluntary

Mandatory

The geographical scope

National/federal

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