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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance

Briefings

National Action Plans on Business and Human Rights

30 October 2015

Increasingly, States publish national action plans on business and human rights (NAPs) setting out their policies for implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs). It is important that the business community stays abreast of these developments to be prepared for any legislative or regulatory change, to take advantage of support offered by States in relation to companies’ implementation of their responsibilities and to explore ways to contribute to the development of NAPs, including through consultation processes sponsored by States in connection with the development of their NAPs. In this joint briefing, the Global Business Initiative on Human Rights and Clifford Chance highlight some important features of the NAPs issued to date.

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