This paper takes a critical look at how blockchain technology is currently being developed and used to advance due diligence in supply chains. It includes considerations for how responsible business conduct objectives can be integrated into emerging blockchain initiatives in a consistent and effective way.
Policy makers should step up their efforts to bolster public trust in finance to reduce the risks of contagion if economic growth and financial returns continue to fall, according to a new OECD report.
This Network was created in 2011 to enhance the governance of State-Owned Enterprises in the region through an ongoing exchange of experience and knowledge on SOE governance policies. It is jointly organised by the OECD and the CAF Latin American Development Bank.
The Factbook provides up-to-date information about the institutional, legal and regulatory frameworks for corporate governance across 49 jurisdictions worldwide. It complements the G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance and can be used by governments, regulators and the private sector to compare their own frameworks with those of other countries and also to get information on practices in specific jurisdictions.
Progress Report on National Contact Points for Responsible Business Conduct released at the 2019 OECD’s Ministerial Council Meeting in Paris addresses the need for more government support and resources to ensure that National Contact Points for Responsible Business Conduct (NCPs) reach their full potential.
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29/04/2019 – In 2018, global FDI flows decreased by 27% compared to 2017, to USD 1 097 billion. This represents 1.3% of global GDP, the lowest level since 1999. The drop was largely due to the 2017 US tax reform which prompted US parent companies to repatriate large amounts of earnings held at foreign affiliates.
This regional network for policy dialogue on corporate governance provides a platform for discussing corporate governance priorities in the Middle East North Africa region, sharing best practices and evaluating their implementation.