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 economic upheaval resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic has led many governments to enhance their foreign investment screening mechanisms or introduce new ones. This reviews changes to investment screening policy practice and to the way governments and societies view the benefits and risks associated with foreign investment.
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This review is based on the report prepared by the OECD Secretariat to support the review of Costa Rica undertaken by the OECD Investment Committee, as part of the process for Costa Rica’s accession to the OECD.
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.
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25/06/2020 - This report presents recent capital flow developments during the COVID-19 crisis and serves as a background paper to the G20 International Financial Working Group meeting on 24 June 2020.
25/06/2020 - Webinar - Governments recognise the benefits of international investment, but are paying increasing attention to occasional risk associated with foreign investment.
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.
Les responsables des politiques relatives aux traités d’investissement sont de plus en plus appelés à intégrer la promotion de la conduite responsable des entreprises parmi les buts de ces accords. Afin de mener une réflexion bien nourrie dans ce domaine, il convient dans un premier temps d’appréhender le débat plus général de la responsabilité des entreprises.
19 May 2020: The 2020 Global Forum will be held virtually and in two parts. The first part on 19 May 2020 will focus on how governments and businesses can use an responsible business conduct approach to address the COVID-19 crisis and build more resilient supply chains.