Evolving ESG due diligence workshops for the mining & financial sectors

Author: Global Compact Network Canada, Published on: 27 November 2017

The Global Compact Network Canada and Global Affairs Canada hosted two workshops and a roundtable event on November 20th and 21st to launch the recent OECD guidance for the mining and financial industries... [I]ndustry leaders, investors and experts including from the OECD and UN Principles for Responsible Investment [were invited] to share and debate emerging concepts and expectations related to environmental, social and governance (ESG) due diligence for these sectors...

Evolving ESG due diligence in the mining sector [...]

OECD experts will outline core components of the OECD’s recent guidance on meaningful stakeholder engagement and the OECD’s framework for conducting human rights related due diligence throughout a company’s supply chains and business relationships. Followed by an overview of an OECD pilot project to support alignment of the OECD guidance for responsible mineral supply chains with other standards utilized by the global mining industry...

Evolving ESG due diligence in the financial sector [...]

An OECD legal expert will present core components of the OECD’s recent due diligence guidance for institutional investors and a current project on due diligence for corporate lenders...  See recent guidance.

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