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Name of Resource

Danish Act on a Mediation and Complaints-Handling Institution for Responsible Business Conduct

Type

Legislation

Country / jurisdiction

Denmark

Enacting authority

Government of Denmark

Entry into force / date of approval

1 November 2012

Description

The Act mandates the establishment of the Danish Mediation and Complaints-Handling Institution for Responsible Business Conduct (NCP Denmark), the Danish OECD national contact point for responsible business conduct. NCP Denmark deals with cases against Danish companies relating to non-compliance of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, such as violations of human and labour rights in Danish companies and in their value chains. Furthermore, NCP Denmark raises awareness of what responsible business conduct entails.

Availability

ENG: https://businessconduct.dk/file/298159/act-on-mediation.pdf

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Name of Resource

Avoid hidden forced labour – Guidelines for businesses and employers

Type

Handbook/Tools for businesses and public procurement, Guidance on policy/legislation implementation

Country / jurisdiction

Denmark

Enacting authority

Danish Centre against Human Trafficking, National Board of Social Services

Entry into force / date of approval

2019

Description

This updated edition of the guide has been prepared in consultation with relevant stakeholders and partners, as well as with support from the Nordic Council of Ministers. The guidelines provide a concise handbook on managing the risk of forced labour in supply chains for private companies, employers and public organizations. The handbook has been designed as a practical tool with checklists. It encourages self-regulation and provides measures that companies can apply in order to avoid unintentionally being associated with cases of hidden forced labour, which may result in serious reputational damage and police investigations.

Availability

ENG: : https://www.cmm.dk/english/to-businesses/test/portlets/tvangsarbejde-diverse-filer/2018avoidhidden-forced-labour-2013-guidelines-for-businesses-and-employers2019.pdf
DAN: https://www.cmm.dk/test/portlets/tvangsarbejde-diverse-filer/undga-skjult-tvangsarbejde-guidelines-til-virksomheder-og-arbejdsgivere.pdf

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