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A Guide to Human Rights Due Diligence in Global Supply Chains

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Published under: Stoltenberg's 2nd Government

Publisher Ministry of Trade and Industry

The Norwegian Government wishes to contribute to strengthening the role of Norwegian businesses as engines for sustainable development and poverty reduction, while at the same time supporting the efforts of the UN and the ILO to promote responsible business practices.

The Norwegian Government wishes to contribute to strengthening the role of Norwegian businesses as engines for sustainable development and poverty reduction, while at the same time supporting the efforts of the UN and the ILO to promote responsible business practices.

In 2012/2013 the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs funded the work to make a comprehensible guide on Human Rights Due Diligence, and at the same time emphasize the Governments clear expectations to Norwegian businesses. The Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry, Trond Giske, introduced the guide 24th of April 2013 at The House of Literature in Oslo.

A Guide to Human Rights Due Diligence in Global Supply Chains