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Guidance documents

In the implementation of the NAP, guidance documents can provide initial orientation and support. In addition to general guidance documents, there is a large number of sector-specific guidance documents which contain more detailed information for companies in selected industries.

General guidance documents

The due diligence obligations of companies to respect human rights consists of five core elements. The following guidance documents provide a general overview of the central components, responsibilities and processes of human rights due diligence.

Sector-specific guidance documents

Depending on the business model, company size, position in the supply and value chain or geographical context, very different challenges arise when implementing human rights due diligence.