Commodities

OECD National Contact Points and the Finance Sector - Third Annual Meeting

11 June 2014

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On 28 March 2014, IHRB together with the UK NCP based in the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) brought together a range of OECD National Contact Points (NCPs), businesses within the finance and extractive sectors, and trade union and civil society organisations focused on NCP “specific instances”.

The event was facilitated by IHRB and discussed the OECD’s “proactive agenda” on applying the Guidelines to the finance sector. The event 

This was the third annual meeting of such stakeholders since the establishment of the updated OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (the Guidelines) in 2011.

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