Netherlands – 2016

First voluntary Sector Agreement on RBC launched;

The Dutch tripartite Social-Economic Council (SER) recommended concluding multistakeholder sector agreements promoting international responsible business conduct (IRBC agreements) in so called high-RBC risk sectors. The first one to be concluded was the Dutch Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textiles. In 2021, 11 sectors have concluded and started implementing international RBC agreements.