Guidelines for multinational enterprises

OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

 

Date of publication:
25 May 2011

 

2011 Update

The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises are far reaching recommendations for responsible business conduct that 44 adhering governments – representing all regions of the world and accounting for 85% of foreign direct investment – encourage their enterprises to observe wherever they operate.

 

The Guidelines were updated in 2011 for the fifth time since they were first adopted in 1976. This booklet contains the official version of the text, implementation procedures and commentary of the 2011 update.

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Table of Contents

  • Declaration on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises 
     
  • Part I OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: Recommendations for Responsible Business Conduct in a Global Context
  1. Concepts and Principles
  2. General Policies
  3. Disclosure
  4. Human Rights
  5. Employment and Industrial Relations
  6. Environment
  7. Combating Bribery, Bribe Solicitation and Extortion 
  8. Consumer Interests
  9. Science and Technology 
  10. Competition 
  11. Taxation          
  • Part II Implementation Procedures of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

The Guidelines are part of the OECD Declaration and Decisions on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises

 

 

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