Responsible Business Conduct - RBC

Last checked on:
8 April 2024
Published on:
22 February 2019

Responsible Business Conduct (RBC)  means taking responsibility for the impact of your business on the environment, society, employees and animal welfare while striving for economic success.

With the right balance between people, planet and profit, companies pay attention to social issues such as internationally recognised basic working conditions, the chain of responsibility, and corruption. RBC can generate benefits on innovation capacity, loyalty, and reputation. Continue reading and see how you can implement RBC in your organisation.

RBC Themes

The Dutch government expects Dutch companies that do business abroad to follow Responsible Business Conduct and other guidelines.

International programmes that receive funding must follow the RBC implementation policy.

Read why OECD guidelines matter for your company.

Discover the risks of corruption and how to avoid these risks.

Make sure your business has a positive effect on the environment.

Read how to provide equal chances for men and women.

Learn about the fundamental human rights of your employees and Responsible Business Conduct.

The importance of preventing, reporting and addressing sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment (SEAH).

How to involve your supply chain in Responsible Business Conduct.

Read why transparency is important to your company and to the Dutch government.

Learn how to create good working conditions.

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