In order to promote the effective observance of the Guidelines, the OECD has developed sectoral guidelines which aim to help enterprises identify and respond to risks of adverse impacts associated with particular sectors. These projects do not aim to create any new responsibilities or recommendations in addition to those in the Guidelines.

Extractive sector stakeholder engagement

This guidance for practitioners in the mining, oil and gas industries addresses the challenges raised when engaging with stakeholders.

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Mineral supply chains

This due diligence guidance helps companies respect human rights and avoid contributing to conflict through their mineral purchasing decisions.

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Agricultural supply chains

OECD/UN FAO guidance to help enterprises observe standards of responsible business conduct in the agricultural supply chain and contribute to sustainable development.

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Garment supply chains

The OECD is developing guidance to support a common understanding of due diligence and responsible supply chain management in the garment and footwear sector.

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Financial sector

The OECD is developping guidance that will clarify the potential approaches for application of due diligence in the financial sector.

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