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In establishing safeguards and accountability mechanisms to ensure that corporate actors are socially responsible and respect human rights, the OECD continues to be at the forefront of international co-operation to promote social and environmental objectives and, supporting both governments and business in this endeavour.
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This report presents findings from a stocktaking exercise conducted by the OECD Secretariat on how objectives related to promoting and enabling responsible business conduct (RBC) are integrated in strategies, programmatic policies, operational guidelines, and procurement practices of bilateral donor agencies and development financial institutions (DFI).
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The OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Business Conduct, adopted in 2018, provides support to enterprises by providing practical, clear explanations of how to implement due diligence as recommended in the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
L’or à la croisée des chemins - Étude d’évaluation des chaînes d’approvisionnement en or produit au Burkina Faso, au Mali et au Niger
Ce rapport s’attache à faire le point sur les conditions de production et de commerce de l’or dans ces trois pays, avec un intérêt particulier porté à l’orpaillage (exploitation artisanale et à petite-échelle – EAPE), afin d’identifier les risques potentiels de financement de conflit, de violations des droits humains, et de crimes financiers.
10/10/2018 - The OECD Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct (WPRBC) has designated Christine Kaufmann to serve as its new Chair.
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Gold at the Crossroads: Assessment of the supply chains of gold produced in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger
This assessment promotes the responsibility of economic actors, and the traceability and transparency of supply chains of gold ores produced in the LGA Member countries.
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Pilot project on the implementation of the OECD-FAO Guidance for Responsible Agricultural Supply Chains - Baseline Report
This report assesses how companies and industry initiatives are implementing the OECD-FAO Guidance and other related international standards as part of the implementation pilot with over thirty companies and industry initiatives.
As the demand for food increases, agriculture will continue to attract investment and new actors may be confronted with ethical dilemmas and find it difficult to implement responsible business conduct in their practices. In this context the OECD and the FAO are working together to develop due diligence guidance to help enterprises observe existing widely-supported standards for RBC along agricultural supply chains.
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Responsible Supply Chains in Asia - Action Fact Sheet - ENG
This seminar, jointly organised by the OECD and the Ministry of Finance of Japan, will address quality infrastructure investment, governance, planning and technology issues as well as data collection and benchmarking for quality infrastructure. It is taking place on 12-13 September 2018, in Tokyo, Japan.