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Sweden – SDG

The three pillars of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights [page 6]

(…)The action plan is also an important part of the Government’s heightened ambitions for foreign trade, through the export strategy, CSR and other areas. It is an equally important part of the Government’s relaunch of its Policy for Global Development and its efforts to contribute to the new global sustainable development goals (SDGs).

Annex: Measures planned

The Government aims to raise its ambitions in foreign trade, including in CSR and implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. To achieve these aims, a number of concrete measures will be implemented by 2017.

The State as development partner [page 29]

The Government will integrate sustainability issues into trade policy and export promotion and in the context of the relaunch of the Policy for Global Development and its efforts to contribute to the new global sustainable development goals (SDGs).

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