ICAR publishes shadow US baseline assessment on the State duty to protect

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10 March 2015

Full "Shadow" US National Baseline Assessment

Author: International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR)

The International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR) has completed a “Shadow” U.S. NBA [National Baseline Assessment] for standards falling under Pillar I of the UNGPs, presented here. It is important to note that this is a living document, subject to continuous developments in the business and human rights landscape in the United States. It is also important to note that ICAR will release the full NBA, evaluating implementation under both Pillar I and Pillar III of the UNGPs, in the coming months as the consultations on the U.S. NAP continue.

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10 March 2015

Key recommendations on Pillar I

Author: International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR)

The following is a list of key recommendations for the U.S. government to consider in shaping its commitments in the U.S. National Action Plan (NAP) on Responsible Business Conduct. These recommendations directly draw from the protection and enforcement gaps identified by ICAR in the “Pillar I” section of its “Shadow” National Baseline Assessment (NBA) for the United States.

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