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Enterprises operating in global supply chains have the potential to generate growth, employment and skills through their operations and sourcing. On the other hand, when enterprises fail to act responsibly, they risk contributing  to adverse human rights, labour and environmental impacts in their operations or through their supply chains. The OECD brings unique expertise in convening governments, business and civil society to develop practial approaches to promoting and implementing responsible business conduct globally.

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New OECD Due diligence guidance in the garment and footwear sector

This guidance supports a common understanding of due diligence and responsible supply chain management in the garment and footwear sector.

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Private investment is key to secure the USD 3.3 to 4.5 trillion needed yearly to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. An OECD report looks at how to ensure that doing good for people and the planet is also good for business.

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