Guidelines for multinational enterprises

ICGLR-OECD-UN Meeting on implementing due diligence recommendations for responsible mineral supply chains


5-6 May 2011 - OECD Conference Centre, Paris


Following adoption of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas, this meeting addressed how best to implement the OECD-UN due diligence recommendations. 


Jointly organised by the ICGLR, the OECD and the UN Group of Experts on the DRC, participants focused on:

  • developing a common methodology to evaluate how the recommendations can be implemented throughout the supply chain
  • assessing the consistency of existing industry tools with the UN-OECD framework and how to overcome possible challenges
  • how to ensure the integration of the recommended due diligence processes and standards into on-going certification and traceability initiatives at national and regional level

Meeting Documents


  • Methodology for Assessing Companies’ Implementation of the OECD Guidance, Didier Verbruggen and Evie Francq, IPIS
  • Mineral Tracking and Certification Scheme, Shawn Blore, ICGLR
  • E-TASC Supplier and Information Management Process, Fiona Donaldson, Archilles
  • Downstream Due Diligence: EICC® GeSI Common Industry Reporting Template, Michael Loch, GeSI  

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