A main goal of the OECD Guidelines is that the business sector should contribute to sustainable development. The Guidelines clearly express expectations in ares such as human rights,  including labor rights, the environment, anti-corruption and transparency. A core element of the OECD Guidelines is that companies are expected to perform due diligence to avoid causing harm to people, society and the environment.

All OECD countries are obliged to establish national contact points for promoting the the Guidelines as well as establishing a complaint mechanism.

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General policies
 
Disclosure
 
Human rights
 
Workers’ rights
 
Environment
 
Bribery and extortion
 
Consumer interests.
 
Science and technology
 
Competition
 
Taxation

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