Netherlands 2021

Updating National Action Plan Business and Human Rights and national RBC policy

Currently, The Netherland’s has begun a process to develop an updated NAP. As part of this process a national baseline assessment was published in August 2020 (in Dutch). Also, the government has evaluated its RBC policy and proposes a RBC policy consisting of a mix of mutually reinforcing measures for an effective change. A key element of the new smart mix is a general due diligence obligation.