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The OECD publishes due diligence guidance for responsible supply chains in the garment and footwear sector
Planet Labor, 14 February 2017, n°10067 - www.planetlabor.com

In line with the trend for greater demands as regards multinational responsibility, the OECD has over recent years increased the number of its guides, which are discussed between governments, unions and NGOs, to effect corporate socially responsible behavior, with the idea being to provide businesses with appropriate tools. The goal is to assist multinational companies by way of practical and technical support so they can succeed in their due diligence obligations. The OECD guides cater to the extractive industries (mining, oil, gas), conflict minerals, supply chains in the agriculture industry and the apparel industry. A guide is currently being drafted for the finance industry.

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