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Best Practices / Guidelines
The Guidance provides recommendations for responsible mineral supply chains to help companies to respect human rights and avoid contributing to conflict through their mineral or metal purchasing decisions and practices.
This page lists OECD investment policy tools intended to help governments interested in creating an attractive investment environment and in enhancing the development benefits of investment to society.
OECD and partners are promoting active use of the Guidance by companies throughout the mineral supply chain, industry associations, financial institutions, and civil society organisations.
The Artisanal and Small-Scale Miner Hub convenes host and donor governments from OECD and non-OECD countries, the private sector, civil society and other experts, to learn about ASM issues, explore ways to support formalisation efforts and enable responsible sourcing of artisanally-mined gold and the implementation of the Gold Supplement to the OECD Due Diligence Guidance.
These principles help governments to work with private sector partners to finance and bring to fruition infrastructure projects in areas of vital economic importance such as transport, water and power supply and telecommunications.
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This guidance is a government-backed multi-stakeholder initiative on responsible supply chain management of minerals from conflict-affected areas which helps companies respect human rights and avoid contributing to conflict through their mineral sourcing practices.
Glossary for Barriers to SME Access to International Markets
This conference focused on experiences with investment policy reforms, ways to achieve a better investment environment and the role of international investment agreements in ASEAN.
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Guidelines for Recipient Country Investment Policies relating to National Security have been adopted by the OECD to help governments maintain fair treatment of international investors while meeting their countries' security needs.
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The OECD Council Working Party on Shipbuilding, in association with the major shipbuilding associations, has released a revised and updated system to calculate compensated gross tons (cgt).