This meeting provided the opportunity to review and discuss implementation of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance, the ICGLR Regional Certification Mechanism, and other initiatives to enable responsible mineral supply chains. Issues pertinent to the tin, tantalum and tungsten (3Ts) and gold supply chains were also addressed during the Forum.
Beijing, 24 October 2014 - China presented guidelines intended to provide a roadmap for the responsible business conduct of Chinese companies operating overseas. In addition, China and the OECD signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote the implementation by Chinese companies of responsible business conduct in global mineral supply chains.
This roundtable provided a forum for dialogue on building responsible supply chains in the textile and garment sector that contribute to inclusive growth and sustainable development, in line with the OECD and ILO recommendations. The Roundtable also identified challenges and areas for future collaborative action.
Paris, France - The purpose of this roundtable was to build on the informal links existing between MENA corporate governance centers and institutes of directors and to create a productive ecosystem of these, mostly not-for-profit organisations, with linkages to policymakers, the corporate world and their peers worldwide.
First adopted in 2005 as an internationally-agreed standard on how governments should exercise ownership of SOEs, the Guidelines are being updated in 2014 to take into account developments since their adoption and the experiences of the countries using them.
The OECD made the draft text of the revised OECD Guidelines on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises available for public comment between May and September 2014. The public consultation is now closed.
This policy dialogue aims to deepen policy discussions between the OECD and key decision-makers in India. The first phase of the programme provides policy options on improving monitoring and prevention of abusive related party transactions.
Moscow, Russia - The 2014 Technical Seminar of the OECD Russia Corporate Governance Roundtable focused on the corporate governance of State-owned Enterprises.
Welcomed by the OECD Secretary-General, more than 60 ministers and high-level participants met to discuss how to integrate principles of responsible business conduct throughout government policies to protect internationally recognised fundamental rights and to ensure good governance, fair regulations, and transparency.
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This survey was presented at the Informal ministerial meeting on responsible business conduct held in Paris on 26 June 2014.