How Home Governments Can Incentivise Responsible Business Conduct of Extractive Companies Operating Abroad: Overview of the Key International Standards

This Report is the first in a series that review measures that home governments can use to incentivise responsible business conduct (RBC) and discincentivise irresponsible conduct of extractive companies operating abroad. It reviews how select countries in the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), as well as Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) countries and the European Union (EU) have used the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UN Guiding Principles) and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (OECD Guidelines) for this purpose. The analysis is based on the data set out in the tables in the Annex.

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Categories: Africa, Kenya
Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business