Multinational enterprises and social policy

Tripartite declaration of principles concerning multinational enterprises and social policy

The principles laid down in the Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (MNE Declaration) offer guidelines to multinational enterprises, governments, and employers’ and workers’ organizations in such areas as employment, training, conditions of work and life, and industrial relations.

This instrument provides social policy guidelines in a sensitive and highly complex area of activities. Adherence to the MNE Declaration by all concerned will contribute to a climate more conducive to decent work, inclusive economic growth and sustainable development. All are encouraged to apply the principles of the MNE Declaration.