Unified Metrics Library - UN OECD Guidelines monitoring

Helper question

Did the company have processes and compliance mechanisms in place to monitor compliance with UN Global Compact principles and OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, during the period?


The UN Global Compact and OECD Guidelines promote ethical and responsible behavior for businesses by addressing various aspects including human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption.


Boolean: Yes or No


Lack of processes and compliance mechanisms to monitor compliance with:

UN Global Compact principles:

Human Rights

Principle 1 : Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights.

Principle 2 : make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.


Principle 3 : Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining.

Principle 4 : the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour.

Principle 5 : the effective abolition of child labour.

Principle 6 : the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.


Principle 7 : Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges.

Principle 8 : undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility.

Principle 9 : encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.


Principle 10 : Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.

and OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises which offer recommendations for multinational enterprises to align their practices with international standards:

General Principles

The guidelines are based on principles such as transparency, accountability, and respect for human rights.

Businesses are expected to follow all applicable laws and international standards in the countries in which they operate.


Multinational enterprises are encouraged to provide clear, accurate, and timely information about their operations, structure, financial situation, and performance.

Human Rights

Businesses are expected to respect human rights and avoid complicity in human rights abuses.

They should undertake due diligence to identify and mitigate human rights risks, especially in conflict-affected areas.

Employment and Industrial Relations

Enterprises should promote fair employment conditions, including nondiscrimination, equal pay for equal work, and collective bargaining rights for workers.


Businesses should operate in an environmentally responsible manner, minimizing adverse environmental impacts.

They are encouraged to adopt sustainable practices and support green technologies.

Combating Bribery and Corruption

Firms are expected to prohibit bribery and corruption in all their operations and transactions.

They should implement anti-corruption policies, training, and reporting mechanisms.

Consumer Interests

Enterprises should uphold consumer interests by providing safe and quality products, accurate information, and mechanisms for addressing complaints.

Transparency in advertising and marketing is also encouraged.

Science and Technology

Companies are encouraged to contribute to technological innovation and share knowledge for sustainable development.

The guidelines emphasize the importance of intellectual property rights and licensing practices.


Multinational enterprises should adhere to fair and open competition practices.

Anti-competitive behavior and abuse of market power are discouraged.


Companies should comply with tax laws and regulations in a transparent and accountable manner.

They are encouraged to engage in cooperative compliance initiatives and responsible tax planning.

Stakeholder Engagement

Engagement with relevant stakeholders, including local communities, labor unions, and civil society, is promoted.

Meaningful dialogue and consultation should be conducted in decision-making processes.

Respect for Cultural Heritage

Enterprises are encouraged to respect and preserve the cultural heritage and traditions of local communities in which they operate.



The company has a policy stating that continuous training and awareness programs are implemented for employees to ensure they understand the importance of compliance with these principles and guidelines.