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Roundtable on Due diligence in the garment and footwear sector, 8-9 February 2017

Roundtable on the 40th anniversary of the MNE Guidelines, 19 December 2016, Paris

Latin American workshop on responsible mineral supply chains: 1-2 December 2016, Bogota

Session on promoting competition and promoting human rights at the OECD Global Forum on Competition, 1 December 2016, Paris

OECD Anti-Bribery Ministerial Meeting, 16 March 2016, Paris

Corporate climate change disclosure at COP21, 10 December 2015, Le Bourget, Paris

4th Asia-Pacific Trade & Investment Week, 1-6 November 2015, Bangkok, Thailand

2015 International Workshop on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains, 2-3 Dec 2015, Beijing, China,

Roundtable on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Supply Chain, 1-2 October 2015, Paris

Workshop in Ukraine on responsible business conduct, 17 September 2015, Kiev, Ukraine

Public consultation on the OECD Guidance for Meaningful Stakeholder Engagement in the Extractives Sector - deadline for comment 5 June 2015 

Workshop in China on responsible business conduct, 28 May 2015, Beijing, P.R. China

Regional conference on aligning corporate sustainability with sustainable development goals, 20 May 2015, Bangkok, Thailand

OECD Watch seminar on promoting responsible corporate conduct in the Greater Mekong region, 8 May 2015, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

9th ICGLR-OECD-UN Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains, 4-6 May 2015, Paris

Survey on the contribution of SMEs to due diligence for responsible mineral supply chains, 9 February - 10 April 2015

Public consultation on the FAO-OECD guidance for responsible agricultural supply chains, Jan-Feb 2015

2ème Forum mondial des droits de l'homme, 27-30 November 2014, Marrakech

Consultation on the update of the PFI during the Asia-Pacific Business Forum, 27 November 2014, Colombo

OECD-Borsa Istanbul training workshop on using the OECD Guidance for reponsible gold supply chains, 26-27 November 2014, Istanbul

2014 UNCTAD-ILO-OECD Roundtable on corporate social responsibility, 19 November 2014, Geneva

8th meeting of the ICGLR-OECD-UN forum on responsible mineral supply chains, 3-5 November 2014, Kinshasa

8th ICGLR-OECD-UN Forum on responsible mineral supply chains, 3-5 November 2014, Kinshasa

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

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

BSR Spring Forum on climate action: the urgency of business leadership, 11-12 June 2014, Paris

7th ICGLR-OECD-UN Forum on responsible mineral supply chains, 26-28 May 2014, Paris

Artisanal and small-scale miner hub webinar on sourcing gold responsibly, 15 April 2014

Workshop on responsible and conflict-free sourcing in the Turkish gold supply chain, 3 April 2014

Conference on promoting responsible investment in Myanmar, 4 March 2014, Yangon

Webinar on the role of large scale miners; collaboration with artisanal and small-scale miners, 11 February 2014, 3-5pm CET

Conference on advancing responsible business practices in the Asia-Pacific region, 18 November 2013, Bangkok

6th ICGLR-OECD-UN forum on implementing due diligence for responsible mineral supply chains, 13-15 November 2013, Kigali

Conference on sustainable development in Myanmar, 23 October 2013, Rome

Summer training webinars on the responsible sourcing of gold, 29 July-12 August 2013

Inaugural Global Forum on Responsible Business Conduct‌, 26-27 June 2013, Paris

Meeting of the National Contact Points for the Guidelines,
24-25 June 2013, Paris

Forum on implementing due diligence in the 3Ts and Gold supply chains, 2-3 May 2103, Paris

Third Annual High-Level Anti-corruption Conference for G20 Governments and Business, 25-26 April 2013, Paris

Panel on the Guidelines at the 2013 World Bank/IMF Civil Society Policy Forum, 19 April 2013, Washington D.C.


28 October 2016: Dutch banking sector signs agreement to respect human rights based on MNE Guidelines

7 June 2016: OECD’s Kathryn Dovey explains the National Contact Point mechanism

6 June 2016: The Force of Finance for Responsible Business: How the financial sector could and should contribute to responsible business conduct

31 May 2016: Game changing trade regulations in US shake up corporate supply chain responsibility

27 May 2016: The MNE Guidelines at 40: Implementation still matters

17 March 2016: Business & human rights: Act collectively on supply chains

16 March 2016: What Mongolia's artisanal miners are teaching us

12 March 2016: Tackling modern slavery in global supply chains

11 March 2016: Launch of the OECD-FAO Guidance for Responsible Agricultural Supply Chains

10 March 2016: Netherlands stakeholders reach Agreement on Sustainable Garment and Textile

22 Jan 2016 2016: CSR is dead! What’s next?

11 Dec 2015 Climate disclosure: knowledge powers change by Angel Gurría

2 Dec 2015 Report: Chinese Due Diligence Guidelines for Responsible Mineral Supply Chains | available in English and Chinese

2 Dec 2015 Chinese Due Diligence Guidelines for Responsible Mineral Supply Chains | available in English and Chinese

29 Nov 2015 Two secrets concerning a value chain approach to corporate climate change risk-management

25 November 2015 Unlinking minerals and conflict in the Eastern Congo  

19 Nov 2015 Mineral supply chain and conflict links in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo | français

17 Nov 2015 Climate change disclosure in G20 countries: Stocktaking of corporate reporting schemes

29 Oct 2015 New UK guidance on the Modern Slavery Act references OECD Guidelines for MNEs

9 Sept 2015 - Promoting inclusive business through responsible business. Part 1 – Outsource production not responsibility. OECD Insights blog

3 Aug 2015 - When businesses are bad, who you gonna call? OECD Insights blog

Responsible mineral supply chains training sessions in the DRC. Read press reports: Kigali | Kisangani

7-8 June 2015 - G7 encourages the OECD to strengthen the functioning and performance of NCPs

4 June 2015 - OECD Ministers launch new framework to boost sustainable investment

7 May 2015 - Life on a planet of 9 billion, blog post by Director General of WWF International, Marco Lambertini

24 April 2015 - Rethinking due diligence practices in the apparel supply chain, OECD Insights

15 April 2015 - Legislation on responsible business conduct must reinforce the wheel, not reinvent it, OECD Insights blog

24 March 2015 - Responsible gold also means supporting livelihoods of artisanal miners, OECD Insight blog

11 March 2015 - Promoting decent work worldwide through sustainable supply chains, remarks by Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General at the G7 Stakeholder Conference

24 Feb 2015 - From land grabs to anti union behaviour, businesses are increasingly being held accountable | The Guardian Link to an external site icon

24 Feb 2015 - Launch of UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework - a guide for companies to report on how they respect human rights

Survey on the contribution of SMEs to due diligence for responsible mineral supply chains, 9 February - 10 April 2015

18 Dec 2014 - Annual Report on the Guidelines

24 Oct 2014 - China and OECD to co-operate on promoting the responsible sourcing of minerals

24 Oct 2014 - Chinese Mining Group Sets Guidelines for Overseas Interaction | New York Times Link to an external site icon

20 Oct 2014 - EU & Singapore promote responsible business conduct and the OECD Guidelines in Free Trade Agreement Link to an external site icon

6 Oct 2014 - Responsible Business Conduct in Georgia

24 Sep 2014 - White House fact sheet on the U.S. Global Anticorruption Agenda

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

9 June 2014 - Brazilian SOEs sign term of commitment concerning responsible business conduct Link to an external site icon

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

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

26 June 2014 - Statement by the NCPs for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises - One Year After Rana Plaza

25 Apr 2014 - First conflict minerals report filed with US SEC Link to an external site icon

15 Apr 2014 - Responsible Business Conduct: From good intentions to sustainable development

10 Apr 2014 - Responsible business conduct in Kazakhstan 

21 Mar 2014 - Proposed EU responsible trading strategy for minerals from conflict zones

4 Dec 2013 - Annual Report on the Guidelines

2 déc 2013 - Rapport du du Point de Contact national français sur la filière textile-habillement et les Principes directeurs de l'OCDE

28 Nov 2013 - Jordan adheres to the Guidelines

18 Nov 2013 - OECD-ESCAP announce partnership to promote responsible business conduct in Asia-Pacific region

30 Sep 2013 - Costa Rica adheres to the Guidelines

23 Sep 2013 - Summary record of the inaugural Global Forum on Responsible Business Conduct (pdf)

26 June 2013 - OECD publishes brochure on the Guidelines and responsible business conduct

25 June 2013 - Joint OECD-ILO initiative for worker safety in Bangladesh endorsed by alliance of North American brands and retailers

25 June 2013 - NCPs issue statement on the Rana Plaza tragedy

17 June 2013 - OECD Watch publishes "Calling for Corporate Accountability"

4 June 2013 - OECD Secretary-General statement on events in Bangladesh

29 May 2013 - Bangladesh to send high-level delegation led by Foreign Affairs Minister, Dipu Moni, to Global Forum

15 May 2013 - Statement by French NCP: Effondrement de l’usine textile Rana Plaza au Bangladesh Link to an external site icon

28 Feb 2013 - United States issues statement concerning continued implementation of conflict minerals due diligence Link to an external site icon

31 Jan 2013 - OECD publishes pilot implementation reports on due diligence guidance in Africa's Great Lakes Region

31 Jan 2013 - Rio Tinto updates its human rights policy to reflect a commitment to the OECD GuidelinesLink to an external site icon

18 Jan 2013 - International Trade Centre and OECD collaborate to reference the OECD Guidelines on Standards MapLink to an external site icon

13-14 Nov 2012 - Oslo Conference declaration lists the Guidelines as one of the most important CSR frameworksLink to an external site icon





Workshop in Ukraine on responsible business conduct, Kiev, Ukraine, 17 September 2015