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goal had prevailed in the previous Reviews.31 A. Main Changes in the Text of the Guidelines Directed to the Promotion of Responsible Business Conduct In view of the fact that "governments adhering to the Guidelines are committed to continual improvement of both domestic and international policies with

Juan Carlos Ochoa Sanchez

distinguishing characteristics as compared to other initiatives in this field. Four of these features are worth noting in the context of this paper. First, they cover all main areas of responsible business conduct: human rights, employment and industrial relations, environment, information disclosure, combating

Adopted on 27 June 2000 Status information appears at end of document   The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (the Guidelines) are recommendations addressed by governments to multinational enterprises. They provide voluntary principles and standards for responsible business conduct

KTNCW et al. v Daewoo International: A Missed Opportunity

By Ana Virginia Moreira Gomes, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Universidade de Fortaleza, Brazil

the role of financial institutions on promoting responsible business conduct, which does not apply to KTNCW et al. v Daewoo International , which concerns the textile sector. 18 This inconsistency invalidates the argument that any further consideration should await the conclusion of an OECD

Ronald C. Brown,

Responsible Business Conduct of Denmark ( ncp Act)) were objective and reasonable. 3 The two mediation sessions that followed in August and September of 2015 were unsuccessful and the mediation process ended in February 2016. On 17 March 2016, the ncp decided to investigate the case under Section 7

Raymond Saner and Lichia Yiu

. According to the oecd , the Guidelines were first adopted in 1976 and have been reviewed five times since then to ensure that they remain a leading tool to promote responsible business conduct in the changing landscape of the global economy. The 2011 review took place with the active participation of

Jennifer Bair

rights, improving occupational safety and health in the rmg sector, and supporting responsible business conduct by all stakeholders. It also outlines specific action items necessary to realize these goals, including a major expansion of the national labor inspectorate and creation of a registry listing

fifa, Qatar, Kafala: Can the World Cup Create a Better World of Work?

By Beryl ter Haar, Assistant Professor on European and International Labour Law, Leiden University, The Netherlands

Beryl ter Haar

; permits private, state, or mixed ownership; and usually involves companies or entities established in other countries. Further, the ncp asserted that the Guidelines expressly establish principles and standards for responsible business conduct, which is generally understood as the responsibility of


Menxing Lu

set of recommendations addressed by governments to MNE s for encouraging responsible business conduct. The OECD Guidelines have already been established for the first time in 1976. During the past year, the OECD Guidelines have been revised frequently as a result of developments in the business

Daniel D. Bradlow

encourage more responsible business conduct in general. They are all applicable to the financial sector. The second consists of standards specifically designed for the financial sector. 1 Standards Generally Applicable to Business The first example of a standard designed to improve the conduct of business