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Release of US National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct

The US Government released its National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct on 16 December 2016 in Washington DC, at an event featuring representatives of the US Departments of Commerce, Labor, State, and Treasury, and the National Economic Council.  Video of the event is here.  A White House fact sheet summarising the plan, with an address to provide feedback, is here.  The NAP will be the subject of an event at the American University Washington College of Law, Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law on 12 January 2017.

For background on the US National Action Plan, see the US Government's FAQ page, and this dedicated page by Intl. Corporate Accountability Roundtable on the NAP process, including stakeholder submissions.  For further information on National Action Plans globally, see here.

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