Novedades

Departamento encuestado: Foreign Economic Relations Department

¿Su gobierno ha promovido nuevas iniciativas en el tema de empresas y derechos humanos, o ha fortalecido las ya existentes, desde la aprobación de los Principios Rectores de las Naciones Unidas en junio de 2011?

Yes

¿Cuáles son los cinco principales temas de derechos humanos en los que las pueden tener impacto, sobre los que su gobierno ha tomado medidas?

Types of company impacts prioritised:

  • Health (including environmental health, workplace health & safety)
  • Forced labour & trafficking
  • Housing
  • Impacts on children, including child labour
  • Migrant workers

Otras medidas

Actions taken include:

  • Legislative or constitutional
  • Regulatory
  • State finance such as export credit agencies, other government loans or guarantees
  • Company reporting requirements on human rights
  • Investment & trade treaties

Indique hasta qué punto cada uno de los siguientes factores le impide a su gobierno emprender acciones en temas de empresas y derechos humanos.

Most important factor:

  • Opposition by economic interest groups or business associations
  • Challenges of coordinating across government departments

Significant factor:

  • Lack of resources for enforcement, monitoring and prosecution
  • Opposition or lack of consensus within government
  • Other opposition by infulential people or groups outside government
  • Political limitations imposed by foreign governments or multilateral institutions
  • Concern about deterring foreign investment
  • Lack of understanding or awareness of business & human rights in government