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Overview: CSR

Background

Overview: Background

Sustainability and CSR

International frameworks: guides for global business

Benefits for companies

CSR national

Overview: CSR national

National CSR Forum

CSR Policies in Germany

CSR international

Overview: CSR international

The EU's CSR policy

CSR: the global dimension

Overview: Business & Human Rights

NAP

Overview: NAP

About the NAP

Overview: About the NAP

Objectives

Development of the Action Plan

Four action areas of the NAP

Original version of the NAP

Monitoring

UN Guiding Principles

NAP International

Commitment of the Federal Government

Overview: Commitment of the Federal Government

The state's duty to protect

Activities of the Federal Government

Cooperation with stakeholders

Corporate due diligence

Overview: Corporate due diligence

Federal Government expectations

Five core elements of due diligence

Access to remedy and remediation

Supply Chain Act

Overview: Supply Chain Act

Background and development

Implementation by enterprises

FAQ

Europe

Overview: Europe

EU initiative for supply chain legislation

EU regulation on conflict minerals

EU Timber Regulation

G7-Presidency 2022

Implementation support

Overview: Implementation support

Information, advice, training and networks

Overview: Information, advice, training and networks

Information and advice

Networks and training

Guidance documents

Overview: Guidance documents

General guidance documents

Sector-specific guidance documents

An initiative by: CSR

Overview: CSR

Background

Overview: Background

Sustainability and CSR

International frameworks: guides for global business

Benefits for companies

CSR national

Overview: CSR national

National CSR Forum

CSR Policies in Germany

CSR international

Overview: CSR international

The EU's CSR policy

CSR: the global dimension

Business & Human Rights

Overview: Business & Human Rights

NAP

Overview: NAP

About the NAP

Overview: About the NAP

Objectives

Development of the Action Plan

Four action areas of the NAP

Original version of the NAP

Monitoring

UN Guiding Principles

NAP International

Commitment of the Federal Government

Overview: Commitment of the Federal Government

The state's duty to protect

Activities of the Federal Government

Cooperation with stakeholders

Corporate due diligence

Overview: Corporate due diligence

Federal Government expectations

Five core elements of due diligence

Access to remedy and remediation

Supply Chain Act

Overview: Supply Chain Act

Background and development

Implementation by enterprises

FAQ

Europe

Overview: Europe

EU initiative for supply chain legislation

EU regulation on conflict minerals

EU Timber Regulation

G7-Presidency 2022

Implementation support

Overview: Implementation support

Information, advice, training and networks

Overview: Information, advice, training and networks

Information and advice

Networks and training

Guidance documents

Overview: Guidance documents

General guidance documents

Sector-specific guidance documents

About the NAP

With the National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights (NAP), the German Government is for the first time anchoring the responsibility of German companies to respect human rights – in Germany and worldwide.

Information about the National Action Plan

Objectives

By implementing the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights, the NAP aims to improve the human rights situation along the supply and value chains in Germany and worldwide.

Development of the Action Plan

Since 2014, actors from business, politics, civil society, and academia have been involved in the development of the National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights.

Four action areas of the NAP

The three pillars of the UN Guiding Principles form the basis for the four action fields of the National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights.

Original version of the NAP

What are the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights? Which are the objectives oft he National Action Plan? And how does it contribute to the state duty and corporate responsibility to protect human rights?

Monitoring

From 2018 to 2020, the implementation status of human rights due diligence by companies will be evaluated as part of a monitoring process. The NAP monitoring is the first and only measure of its kind in the world to date.

UN Guiding Principles

The UN Guiding Principles form the basis for the National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights (NAP) adopted by the Federal Government. They are also an important basis for the implementation of the human rights due diligence in companies.

NAP International

Various countries have compiled and implemented National Action Plans for Business and Human Rights (NAPs) since 2013 in order to implement the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.