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Fact Sheet
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
November 19, 2018


The U.S. government is committed to supporting and advancing the voluntary efforts of businesses to advance human rights in their agenda, and has continued to take steps towards this objective in 2018. This document is meant to provide a snapshot of a few examples of the work undertaken in this regard.

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