The OECD project on green growth and eco-innovation aims to promote sustainable production by spreading existing knowledge and providing industry with a means to benchmark their products and production processes.
This guidance addresses the unique due diligence challenges posed by gold, such as its intrinsic high-value and fungible nature, the non-linear structure of its supply chain, and its multiple downstream uses.
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This document describes the role of the Codes, benchmarks for adherence, governance arrangements, and the procedures to follow to join the Codes.
The National Contact Points for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (the Guidelines) are set up by governments adhering to the Guidelines. One of their main roles is to assist in the resolution of issues arising from alleged non-observance of the Guidelines. This manual explains this role.
This publication provides an understanding of the role of food tourism in local economic development and its potential for country branding. It also presents several innovative case studies in the food tourism sector and the experience industry.
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This draft smelter list serves as useful baseline to help better engage smelter companies on responsible sourcing of minerals from conflict and high risk areas. It was last updated in 2011 so the information presented in this list should therefore always be reviewed by companies exercising their due diligence.
Rio+20 faces challenges that the Rio Earth Summit could not have foreseen: a growing gap between the rich and the poor, a global economic crisis, and some 2 billion more people by 2050 relying on the planets natural resources and the environment.
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This paper provides an overview of current government schemes promoting corporate reporting of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and analyses their main building blocks. It describes the drivers and challenges for governments, companies and investors in dealing with GHG reporting
Start-up rates in most countries are edging back toward their pre-crisis levels, but not all countries have seen significant acceleration in new businesses, according to a new OECD report.
The economic crisis that started in 2007 gave rise to a crisis of legitimacy and a widespread collapse of trust in markets, in firms, and in the governance of our economies. We need to build up that trust again and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention are essential tools for fighting bribery and promoting responsible corporate behaviour.