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Business Integrity Standards (HN0079)



Action Plan: Honduras Action Plan 2018-2020

Action Plan Cycle: 2018

Status: Active


Lead Institution: COHEP- Global Compact (UN), STSS, Mi Ambiente, SDDHH, MACCIH and SCGG

Support Institution(s): Secretary of State for General Government Coordination Work and Social Security Secretariat Environment Secretariat, Human Rights Secretariat, DPTMGD with TRANSPARENCIA-ONACE, CAN, CONADEH, CES, BM, BID, PNUD

Policy Areas

Anti-Corruption Institutions, Capacity Building, Legislation & Regulation, Private Sector, Science & Technology

IRM Review

IRM Report: Pending IRM Review

Starred: Pending IRM Review

Early Results: Pending IRM Review

Design i

Verifiable: Pending IRM Review

Relevant to OGP Values: Not Relevant

Potential Impact: Pending IRM Review

Implementation i

Completion: Pending IRM Review


September 01, 2018 – August 31, 2020
Institution responsible for implementation: COHEP- Global Compact (UN), STSS, Mi Ambiente, SDDHH, MACCIH and SCGG
What is the problem that the commitment addresses? The problem is the need for companies to participate in the fight to combat the issues that afflict the country in terms of decent work, vulnerability to climate change, violation of human rights and corruption; through a comprehensive and transparent process in the application of international standards in the area of; labor, human rights, environmental and anti-corruption. The lack of a clear strategy of the companies on the subject and the need to create alliances with specialized government institutions on the subject
Which is the commitment? The signing of the Global Compact understanding memorandum, the creation of a network of institutions and companies, the accompaniment of companies in the compliance of the international norms and standards and the linking of this network to international Global Compact networks, all with the due accompaniment of governmental institutions specialized in the theme to create sustainable strategies in consolidating business integrity in the country
How will it contribute to solve the problem? The application of international standards and good practices by parts of institutions and companies will allow these to contribute with their "stakeholders" (Shareholders, employees, clients, government and community), to improve the standards, the business climate, investment, inclusive economic growth, generation of employment and the quality of life of the Honduran family and especially the integrity of companies and their collaborators with the appropriate support and technical assistance of the governmental institutions. These actions promote the implementation of the 10 universally accepted principles to promote sustainable development in the areas of Human Rights and Company, Labor Standards, and anti-corruption in alliance with the government, which is translated into direct benefits to citizens related with the theme, these actions represent the largest corporate social responsibility initiative in the world,
Why is it relevant to the values of the OGP? Transparency; these actions are relevant because they are developed in a framework practical to create, implement and disseminate sustainability policies and business practices with citizens related to the subject, and with due accompaniment of government institutions specializing in labor issues, human rights, environment and anti-corruption. Citizen participation; It is relevant because in this exercise, the citizen participation is facilitated which leads to the opening of access of information to the consequent well-being of people.
Accountability; empower the citizen in his human and labor rights and even environmental and anti-corruption issues, allows the citizen to be in the full knowledge of the rights that assist him and consequently allows them to demand more the fulfillment of their rights if they are beingviolated, This type of initiatives allows to create mechanism so that companies render accounts of their level of compliance in the related subject.
Additional Information: To fulfill these purposes, COHEP requires the development of alliances and subscription of agreements with government institutions, international organizations, such as United Nations, Global Compact, OAS-MACCIH, the High Commissioner of United Nations for Human Rights and the STSS, MI AMBIENTE, SDDHH, SCGG TRANSPARENCIA-ONACE that facilitate the resources of technical assistance training, accompaniment of the companies and monitoring of the program.
Subscription to the Global Compact Memorandum of Understanding and COHEP to comply with the principles of global compact in partnership (agreement of cooperation) with competent government institutions and focused on the topics of; labor standards (STSS) Environmental (My Environment); Human Rights (SEDDHH) and Anti-corruption (SCGG-MACCIH
September 01, 2018 - September 30, 2018
Conformation of the Network of Institutions, business Organizations and companies that will make up the global network compact and approval of its work plan and its regulation, with the support of the i governmental institutions specialists in the subject)
September 01, 2018 - November 30, 2018
Training programs for entrepreneurs and technician staff of the companies for the implementation of the plan of the network, with the involvement of the government institutions with specialists in the implementation of good practices in the themes of labor standards, Environmental, Human Rights and Anti-corruption.
September 01, 2018 - August 30, 2020
Development of a program of accompaniment to the companies and institutions in the implementation of good practices, by COHEP and specialists of the government until achieving certification by global compact. (Company Approach to Human Rights Plan Project)
January 01, 2019 - August 30, 2020
Extension of at least 50 companies in the network, coverage and link to global international networks compact, with the due assistance of the competent institutions of the government on labor standards issues, Environmental, Human Rights and Anticorruption.
January 01, 2019 - August 30, 2020
Encourage the development of regulation agreements, codes of business ethics and programs and areas of compliance in anticorruption. Agreement MACCIH, SCGG and COHEP for the implementation of norms of self- regulation in matters of integrity business and fight against corruption.
September 01, 2018 - August 30, 2020
Name of the person in charge: Juan Carlos Sikaffy / Armando Urtecho/ Martha Doblado
Title and Department: President/Executive Director / Secretary of State by law in the office of the State General Government Coordination
E-mail and phone number: /
Other actors: Secretary of State for General Government Coordination Work and Social Security Secretariat
Environment Secretariat, Human Rights Secretariat, DPTMGD with TRANSPARENCIA-ONACE, CAN, CONADEH, CES, BM, BID, PNUD


  1. Accountability Portals

    HN0060, 2018, Capacity Building

  2. Access to Municipal Information

    HN0061, 2018, Capacity Building

  3. Open Data

    HN0062, 2018, Capacity Building

  4. Open Data in Public Works

    HN0063, 2018, Capacity Building

  5. Civic Electoral Education

    HN0064, 2018, Capacity Building

  6. Integrity in Public Management

    HN0065, 2018, Asset Disclosure

  7. Electronic Catalogs and Public Purchase Platform

    HN0066, 2018, Audits and Controls

  8. Open Congressional Data

    HN0067, 2018, Asset Disclosure

  9. ISO 9001 Certification

    HN0068, 2018, E-Government

  10. Citizens Management of Budget

    HN0069, 2018, E-Government

  11. Women in Public Works Projects

    HN0070, 2018, E-Government

  12. Online Citizen Complaint Process

    HN0071, 2018, E-Government

  13. Citizens Participation in Public Service

    HN0072, 2018, E-Government

  14. Human Rights in Business Plans

    HN0073, 2018, Capacity Building

  15. Open Justice

    HN0074, 2018, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  16. Education Sector Transparency

    HN0075, 2018, Capacity Building

  17. Regulatory Improvements

    HN0076, 2018, Audits and Controls

  18. Patient Response System

    HN0077, 2018, E-Government

  19. Transparency in Extractive Industries

    HN0078, 2018, Capacity Building

  20. Business Integrity Standards

    HN0079, 2018, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  21. Integral Policy Transparency, Probity and Ethics

    HN0047, 2016, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  22. Application Law of Transparency and Access to Public Information

    HN0048, 2016, Public Participation

  23. Transparency in Civil Service

    HN0049, 2016, Open Contracting and Procurement

  24. Transparency in Municipalities

    HN0050, 2016, Fiscal Transparency

  25. Monitoring Public Spending.

    HN0051, 2016, Fiscal Transparency

  26. Shopping Open.

    HN0052, 2016, E-Government

  27. Information Educational Center.

    HN0053, 2016, E-Government

  28. Monitoring Health Sector

    HN0054, 2016, E-Government

  29. Monitoring Water and Sanitation Services

    HN0055, 2016, Environment and Climate

  30. Unified System Procedures.

    HN0056, 2016, E-Government

  31. Citizen Innovation.

    HN0057, 2016, E-Government

  32. Resilient Communities

    HN0058, 2016, Capacity Building

  33. National Climate Change Plan

    HN0059, 2016, E-Government

  34. Public Information Quality for Everyone

    HN0033, 2014, Right to Information

  35. Respect for the Citizen's Right to Obtain Information from Public Records

    HN0034, 2014, Records Management

  36. Ethics in Public Service.

    HN0035, 2014, Conflicts of Interest

  37. Development of Administrative Career and Transparency in the Civil Service

    HN0036, 2014, Labor

  38. Fight Against Corruption and Impunity

    HN0037, 2014, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  39. Citizen Empowerment on the Budget.

    HN0038, 2014, Participation in Budget Processes

  40. Accountability for Public Expenditure Management.

    HN0039, 2014, Fiscal Transparency

  41. Planning, Efficiency and Transparency in Public Procurement

    HN0040, 2014, Open Contracting and Procurement

  42. Surrender of Municipal Accounts.

    HN0041, 2014, Subnational

  43. Knowing the EITI and Its Results.

    HN0042, 2014, Extractive Industries

  44. Transparency in the Education Sector

    HN0043, 2014, Education

  45. Starred commitment Towards a Better Infrastructure in Schools.

    HN0044, 2014, Education

  46. Monitoring the Path of Medicines and Supplies

    HN0045, 2014, Health

  47. Strengthening Citizen Participation in the System of Public Safety

    HN0046, 2014, Human Rights

  48. Promote the Passage of a National Archives Law

    HN0005, 2012, Legislation & Regulation

  49. Develop Regulatory Sanctions on Code of Ethics

    HN0006, 2012, Conflicts of Interest

  50. Present Preliminary Project on Internal Control Law

    HN0007, 2012, Legislation & Regulation

  51. Approve Comprehensive Policy on Anti-Corruption

    HN0008, 2012, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  52. Starred commitment Publish Information on Public Finances

    HN0009, 2012, Fiscal Transparency

  53. Empowering Citizens with Budgetary Information

    HN0010, 2012, Fiscal Transparency

  54. Improve Transparency, Competition, and Controls Over State Purchases: Implement Framework Agreements and Corporate Purchasing

    HN0011, 2012, Open Contracting and Procurement

  55. Improve Transparency, Competition, and Controls Over State Purchases: Post Annual Plans Procurement and Contracting Institutions Connected to SIAFI

    HN0012, 2012, Open Contracting and Procurement

  56. Improve Transparency, Competition, and Controls Over State Purchases: Update the Registry for Providers and Contractors

    HN0013, 2012, Open Contracting and Procurement

  57. Starred commitment Incorporate 30 Municipalities to the SAMI

    HN0014, 2012, Subnational

  58. Report on Public Expenditures and Financial Accountability (PEFA): Develop the Report

    HN0015, 2012, Fiscal Transparency

  59. Report on Public Expenditures and Financial Accountability (PEFA): Disseminate Report

    HN0016, 2012, Fiscal Transparency

  60. Regional Development Plans in 16 Regions

    HN0017, 2012, Subnational

  61. Enhance Vision for the Country and National Plan: Increase Activities of Dissemination and Training Associated with the Plans

    HN0018, 2012, Capacity Building

  62. Enhance Vision for the Country and National Plan: Implement Online Seminars Relating to the Plans

    HN0019, 2012, Capacity Building

  63. Enhance Vision for the Country and National Plan: Create an Operative Public-Private Platform with Civil Society to Design and Manage the Strategic Image of the Country

    HN0020, 2012, Capacity Building

  64. Implement GAN in Relation to Public Spending

    HN0021, 2012, Fiscal Transparency

  65. Public Security Reform under GAN

    HN0022, 2012, Security

  66. Strengthen Eregulations Honduras

    HN0023, 2012, E-Government

  67. Simplify Administrative Process Under the GAN: Simplify Contract Licenses

    HN0024, 2012, Public Service Delivery

  68. Simplify Administrative Process Under the GAN: Simplify Licensing for Imports and Exports

    HN0025, 2012, Public Service Delivery

  69. Simplify Administrative Process Under the GAN: Simplify Ownership Registries

    HN0026, 2012, Public Service Delivery

  70. Simplify Administrative Process under the GAN: Simplify Operational Permits

    HN0027, 2012, Public Service Delivery

  71. Simplify the Process of Opening Businesses

    HN0028, 2012, Public Service Delivery

  72. Promote Fiscal Education

    HN0029, 2012, E-Government

  73. CSO Monitoring of Public Expenditure and Provision of Services: Carry Out Evaluations with CSOs on Public Expenditure and Provisions of Services

    HN0030, 2012, Oversight of Budget/Fiscal Policies

  74. Carry Out Monitoring and Evaluation with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) on Public Expenditure and Provision of Services: Monitor Annual Plans (PAO) on Regional Budgets

    HN0031, 2012, Oversight of Budget/Fiscal Policies

  75. Starred commitment Implement the Fundamental Law on Education

    HN0032, 2012, Education

  76. Promote Compliance with the PTLCC

    HN0001, 2012, Public Participation

  77. Increase Access to Information through Compliance with the LTAIP: Improve Oversight Mechanisms

    HN0002, 2012, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  78. Increase Access to Information through Compliance with the LTAIP: Apply Sanctions in Accordance with the LTAIP

    HN0003, 2012, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  79. Increase Access to Information through Compliance with the LTAIP: Improve the National Anti-Corruption Council's (CAN) role to oversee compliance with the LTAIP

    HN0004, 2012, Anti-Corruption Institutions