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Marking 40 YEARS of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

In June 2016, the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (“the Guidelines”) – the OECD’s flagship instrument on responsible business conduct (RBC) – will celebrate its 40th anniversary.

Joint CSO letter on Safeguards Disclosure

In the interest of transparency and the World Bank's commitment to stakeholder engagement in development finance, we kindly request that the final draft of the World Bank Safeguards package be made public prior to its consideration at the Board for approval. As we understand it, the package would be made up of the Environmental and Social Framework (constituted by the Vision, the Policy and the Environmental and Social Standards), as well as the Procedures, Directives and an implementation plan and budget.