Promoting responsible business conduct in the financial sector is vital to building a sustainable global economy. Although the Guidelines’ due diligence recommendations can help financial institutions, the inherent complexities in the sector create challenges. This paper highlights key considerations for institutional investors in carrying out due diligence that will help to identify and respond to environmental and social risks.
As the demand for food increases, agriculture will continue to attract investment and new actors may be confronted with ethical dilemmas and find it difficult to implement responsible business conduct in their practices. In this context the OECD and the FAO are working together to develop due diligence guidance to help enterprises observe existing widely-supported standards for RBC along agricultural supply chains.
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This Paper presents an overview of the role of the OECD Guidelines for MNEs and OECD guidance on due diligence for Responsible Business Conduct in progressing environmental objectives. It reflects key priorities and responds to increasing expectations for business to address environment related impacts and risks on people and the planet.
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Este nuevo informe de la OCDE examina los riesgos de corrupción, financiamiento de conflictos y lavado de dinero vinculados a los flujos de oro de Venezuela.
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.
Latest statistics for global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows and international mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Analysis, trends and forecasts from the OECD using FDI statistics collected in accordance with latest international guidelines.
The annual reports on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises provide an account of the actions the adhering governments have taken over the previous 12 months to enhance the contribution of the guidelines to the improved functioning of the global economy.
The OECD Responsible Business Conduct Policy Review of Mexico seeks to foster the role of the Government in promoting business practices that maximise the contribution of enterprises to sustainable development, and prevent and mitigate the adverse impacts that their activities, supply chains and/or business relationships may cause or contribute to on people, the planet, and society.
El Estudio sobre políticas públicas de conducta empresarial responsable de México busca fomentar el papel del Gobierno de México en la promoción de prácticas empresariales que maximizan la contribución de las empresas al desarrollo sostenible y que previenen y mitigan los impactos adversos de sus actividades, cadenas de suministro o relaciones comerciales.