The state of remedy under the OECD Guidelines in 2019

As the OECD celebrates the 20th anniversary of its dispute settlement system of National Contact Points (NCPs) for the OECD Guidelines on Multinational Enterprises, our annual State of Remedy briefing paper shows that there is…

The State of Remedy under the OECD Guidelines

The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (Guidelines) have unique potential to strengthen the global system of corporate governance and provide access to remedy for the victims of corporate misconduct. But how effective were NCPs in…

The State of Remedy under the OECD Guidelines

The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (Guidelines) have unique potential to strengthen the global system of corporate governance and provide access to remedy for the victims of corporate misconduct. But how effective were NCP in…

Remedy campaign

OECD Watch is engaged in a campaign to improve the effectiveness of National Contact Points (NCPs) of the OECD so that the NCP system can provide access to remedy for victims of business-related human right…

Remedy Remains Rare

National Contact Points (NCPs) were established to promote adherence to the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (the Guidelines). In 2000, these statebased offices began accepting complaints from people harmed by companies’ noncompliance with the Guidelines….

Stage One: Deciding whether to file

Filing a complaint with a National Contact Point (NCP) can be a way to seek remedy for corporate harms and address corporate misconduct. However, before filing a complaint, communities and their representatives should consider several…

How to file a complaint?

All governments adhering to the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises are required to establish a “National Contact Point” (NCP) to hear complaints by communities or workers harmed by corporate activity. OECD Watch helps civil society,…

Complaints database

OECD Watch’s online Complaints Database contains information on OECD Guidelines cases raised by civil society organisations at National Contact Points. The database contains relevant information about the cases, including the complaint, supporting documents, letters and…