Priorities for the U.S. National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct

Report by ​Marti Flacks

Published February 21, 2023

The release of a U.S. National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct is an important opportunity for the United States to lead with its values and advance the implementation of core components of the Biden administration’s National Security Strategy. Releasing the NAP, or its core components, in conjunction with the upcoming Summit for Democracy provides the best opportunity for alignment and amplification of these priorities, as well as sufficient time for this administration to implement its NAP commitments. A strategic, focused NAP—one that includes strong policy commitments, more effective external stakeholder engagement, and more robust coordination within the U.S. government—is realistic in this time frame and represents critical steps for the administration to take in support of its global human rights and democracy agenda.

February 21, 2023|Blog|