Annual Report on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises 2010: Corporate responsibility: Reinforcing a unique instrument
- Published: November 2010
Provides an account of the actions the 41 adhering governments have taken over the past year to enhance the contribution of the Guidelines to the improved functioning of the global economy.
The “Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises” are recommendations to international businesses on conduct in such areas as labour, the environment, consumer protection and the fight against corruption. The recommendations are made by the adhering governments and, although they are not binding, governments are committed to promoting their observance.
Part I of this “Annual Report” provides an account of the actions the 41 adhering governments have taken over the 12 months to June 2008 to enhance the contribution of the “Guidelines” to the improved functioning of the global economy.
Part II of this “Annual Report” highlights key findings of the High-Level OECD-ILO Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility.
Did you know? As of June 2008, 104,000 Web sites referred to the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, compared with 25,000 five years earlier.
PART I. MEETING OF NATIONAL CONTACT POINTS - AN OVERVIEW OF GUIDELINES IMPLEMENTATION
Chapter 1. Report by the Chair on the Activities of NCPs
PART II. OECD-ILO CONFERENCE ON EMPLOYMENT AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS: PROMOTING RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS CONDUCT IN A GLOBALISING ECONOMY
Chapter 2. Key Findings from the OECD-ILO Conference
Chapter 3. Corporate Responsibility Practices in the Area of Employment and Industrial Relations
Chapter 4. The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Wages and Working Conditions
Chapter 5. Development and Decent Work: New Directions for Multinational Enterprises in Shaping a Fair Globalisation
Chapter 6. Overview of Selected Initiatives and Instruments Relevant to Corporate Social Responsibility
Appendix A. Declaration on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises
Appendix B. The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: Text and Implementation Procedures
Appendix C. Tripartite Declaration of Principles Concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy
Appendix D. Background - The Role of National Contact Points in the Implementation of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises
Appendix E. Contact Details for National Contact Points