Briefing 4.2 - The role of global instruments and frameworks on human rights and labour rights

4. OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises 2011

The OECD Guidelines are a set of international standards for responsible business behaviour, based on non-binding principles and standards for responsible business conduct in a global context, in line with internationally recognized standards on decent work, equality and collective bargaining. The guidelines place a responsibility on companies to proactively identify, prevent, mitigate and account for how they address their impacts on human rights.

For further information on the OECD Guidelines see: