Colombia – Supply chains



ii. Fundamental Pillar 2: The duty of business to respect human rights

Strand 1[Eje nº 1]: Provide companies with the tools to fulfil their responsibility to respect human rights


  • The ICBF [Instituto Colombiano de Bienestar Familiar]  will promote plans, programmes, strategies and projects coordinated with the State, to eradicate child labour in economic sectors identified as critical, in which children and adolescents participate in the production value chain.
  • ProColombia (in charge of promoting Colombian exports, international tourism and foreign investment in Colombia) will take advantage of spaces or programmes that contribute to the promotion of exports to raise awareness of good sustainable development practices that include human rights commitments by companies as a factor of competitiveness in global value chains.

Strand 2[Eje nº 2]: Promoting corporate human rights due diligence


  • The Presidential Advisory Office for Human Rights and International Affairs, together with business associations, will be responsible for promoting responsible supply chain management in the area of human rights, with an emphasis on small and medium-sized enterprises.