Annual Report on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises 2011

A New Agenda for the Future

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This report enhances the transparency, accountability and public visibility of the Guidelines for MNEs, one of the OECD's most successful instruments, and more particularly the major improvements brought about by the 2011 Update, and highlights the outcome of the 2011 Corporate Responsibility Roundtable, a multi-stakholder brainstorming on the launch of the work of the updated Guidelines.

The report provides a first assessment of  the outcome of the 2011 Update of the Guidelines adopted at the OECD Ministerial Meeting and a compilation of ideas for future implementation. It also reports the actions taken by the 42  adhering governments from June 2010 to June 2011.

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Specific Instances

262Specific instance counts are based on the information provided in the Annual NCP Reports by 41 of the OECD Guideline adhering countries. Annual NCP Report is outstanding from Iceland. Not all NCPs report specific instances which have not been formally accepted. requests to consider specific instances have been raised with NCPs since the June 2000 review. Individual NCP reports indicate that the following numbers of specific instances have been raised: Argentina (7), Australia (4), Austria (5), Belgium (13), Brazil (22), Canada (11), Chile (6), Czech Republic (5), Denmark (3), Finland (4), France (18),France has had a significant increase in the number of specific instances it received in this implementation period. Six new specific instances have been raised in the past year as opposed to none in the previous five years. Germany (13), Hungary (1), Ireland (2), Israel (2), Italy (6), Japan (4), Korea (7), Luxembourg (3),Prior to this implementation period, Luxembourg had never received requests to consider specific instances. Mexico (3), Netherlands (21), New Zealand (2), Norway (6), Peru (3), Poland (3), Portugal (1), Romania (1), Spain (2), Sweden (3), Switzerland (16), Turkey (3), United Kingdom (24), and United States (32). 39 new specific instances were raised, more than double the number of specific instances raised in the 2009-2010 implementation period. A total of ten Final Statements, in addition to one revised Final Statement, were issued.


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