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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The OECD, in partnership with the International Labour Organisation, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the European Union has launched a four-year programme (2019-2022) to promote and enable Responsible Business Conduct practices in Latin America and the Caribbean in nine partner countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama and Peru).
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This paper is part of an ongoing consideration of the links between the digitalisation of the global economy and responsible business conduct(RBC). RBC encompasses a range of issues, including human rights abuses, consumer protection, environmental degradation, taxation, and corruption among others, as described in the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
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This study helps to identify and better understand the theoretical linkages and operational complementarities between the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas and the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Standard.
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This list contains up-to-date contact details for National Contact Points for all countries adhering to the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
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.
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.
The OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains in the Garment and Footwear Sector is used as the benchmark for due diligence by many industry and multi-stakeholder initiatives. The Alignment Assessment process serves to evaluate the alignment of the standards and implementation of these initiatives with the recommendations in the Guidance.
The OECD Responsible Business Conduct Policy Review of Peru seeks to foster the role of the Peruvian Government in promoting and enabling responsible business conduct. It examines Peruvian policies in the areas covered by the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, as well as in other areas through which the Government can leverage and incentivise responsible business practices.
Estudios de la OCDE sobre políticas públicas de conducta empresarial responsable busca fomentar el papel del Gobierno de Perú en la promoción de la conducta empresarial responsable (CER) y la creación de condiciones propicias para ésta.