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26-27 November 2014 – Lusaka, Zambia: This meeting will focus on combatting corruption and promoting responsible business conduct in SOEs and will be followed by a workshop on the governance of SOEs operating in the power generation industry. Participants will launch and adopt the Guidelines on the Governance of State-Owned Enterprises in Southern Africa.
The 2014 annual meeting of the OECD Russia Corporate Governance Roundtable taking place in Moscow on 19 November will focus on related party transactions, business integrity and the reports on Corporate Governance Code compliance.
This Network provides a forum for regional dialogue and co-operation. It mainly covers the member economies of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) to support regional and national reformers in their efforts to improve the performance of SOEs.
The OECD has launched a review of the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance to ensure the continuing high quality, relevance and usefulness of the Principles taking into account recent developments in the corporate sector and capital markets.
The Principles are being reviewed to ensure their continuing high quality, relevance and usefulness, taking into account recent developments in the corporate sector and capital markets. The OECD is now inviting public comment on the draft revised text. Deadline for comment: 4 January 2015.
BIAC has been advising the OECD for over 50 years on policies that should lead to private sector-led growth, and has been actively involved in the B8 and B20 process since its inception.
The Policy Framework for Investment (PFI) has been extensively used in dozens of countries since it was first endorsed in 2006. The OECD is currently conducting a multi-stakeholder update of this instrument ensure its continued impact in a world that has significantly changed over the past seven years.
This programme focuses on the pivotal role that corporate governance plays for ensuring that the financial sector can serve the needs of non-financial companies in terms of access to capital for innovation, value creation and growth.
Beijing, 24 October 2014 - China presented guidelines intended to provide a roadmap for the responsible business conduct of Chinese companies operating overseas. In addition, China and the OECD signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote the implementation by Chinese companies of responsible business conduct in global mineral supply chains.
The Guidance provides recommendations for responsible mineral supply chains to help companies to respect human rights and avoid contributing to conflict through their mineral or metal purchasing decisions and practices.