The OECD Guide‌lines for Multinational Enterprises are the most comprehensive set of government-backed recommendations on responsible business conduct in existence today. The governments adhering to the Guidelines aim to encourage and maximise the positive impact MNEs can make to sustainable development and enduring social progress.

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Responsible Business Conduct Matters

MNE Guidelines - Responsible business conduct matters

Annual report on the Guidelines

Due diligence for responsible mineral supply chains

The OECD Due Diligence Guidance provides recommendations to help companies respect human rights and avoid contributing to conflict through their mineral purchasing decisions and practices.

It is the first sectoral guidance that showcases the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises in practice.




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ILO-OECD roundtable on responsible sourcing in the textile and garment sector, Paris, 29-30 September 2014

Summary report of the 2014 Global Forum on Responsible Business Conduct - 1 September 2014

After Rana Plaza - OECD Observer special edition on responsible business conduct

WWF and SOCO agreement on Virunga - Final statement by the UK NCP Link to an external site icon‌, 15 July 2014

Qatar 2022: Three Rana Plazas in Slow Motion? - Blog by Roel Nieuwenkamp and John Ruggie Link to an external site icon‌, 14 July 2014

Brazilian SOEs sign term of commitment concerning responsible business conduct Link to an external site icon

OECD statement on specific instance of UK National Contact Point regarding G4S, 30 June 2014

Ministerial Communiqué on Responsible Business Conduct | version française, 27 June 2014

Informal ministerial meeting on responsible business conduct, Paris, 26 June 2014

Investment treaty law, sustainable development and responsible business conduct: A fact finding survey, 27 June 2014