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National Contact Points for Responsible Business Conduct (NCPs for RBC) are agencies established by governments. Their mandate is twofold: to promote the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, and related due diligence guidance, and to handle cases (referred to as “specific instances”) as a non-judicial grievance mechanism. To date, 48 governments have an NCP for RBC.

Highlights

Guide for National Contacts Points on the Initial Assessment of Specific Instances

 

This guide seeks to consider current challenges in initial assessment processes across NCPs and identify good practice to help ensure consistency and encourage resolution of issues as well as functional equivalence.

 

Progress report on National Contact Points for Responsible Business Conduct

 

The Progress Report on National Contact Points for Responsible Business Conduct released at the 2019 OECD’s Ministerial Council Meeting (MCM) in Paris addresses the need for more government support and resources to ensure that National Contact Points for Responsible Business Conduct (NCPs) reach their full potential.

 

Training for NCPs on international labour standards

 

List of National Contact Points

Learn more about the different National Contact Points on the country links below. The European Union supports the Guidelines as an observer.

Download contact details for NCPs

Contact us

Kathryn Dovey is responsible for coordination with National Contact Points at the OECD.

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