Outcome 1.1: Promoting RBC Globally

Ongoing Commitments and Initiatives [page 8]

“Asia–Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC): … The U.S. government is also actively engaged in the Business Ethics for APEC Small and Medium Enterprise Initiative, the world’s largest collective action mechanism to strengthen ethical business practices in the medical device, biopharmaceutical, and construction and engineering sectors.” – Implementing Department or Agency: State, Commerce

Outcome 4.1: Recognize RBC Best Practices

New Actions [page 22]

“Modernize the Secretary of State’s Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE): … For 2016, the ACE will continue its focus on highlighting RBC best practices, and will be awarded for transparent operations, inclusive hiring, sustainable oceans management, and small or medium enterprises.” – Implementing Department or Agency: State