As the demand for food increases, agriculture will continue to attract investment and new actors may be confronted with ethical dilemmas and find it difficult to implement responsible business conduct in their practices. In this context the OECD and the FAO are working together to develop due diligence guidance to help enterprises observe existing widely-supported standards for RBC along agricultural supply chains.
This report evaluates the corporate governance framework for the Brazilian state-owned enterprise sector relative to the OECD Guidelines on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises. The report was prepared at the request of Brazil. It is based on discussions involving all OECD countries.
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This stock-taking report has been prepared by the OECD in collaboration with the Private Sector Alliance for the Empowerment and Progression of Women’s Economic Representation. It draws upon existing evidence on the implementation of OECD standards to promote women’s participation in private sector leadership.
Several regional initiatives provide a forum for the exchange of experiences between senior policy makers, regulators and market participants to promote good corporate governance practices in the Latin American region.
20-22 October 2020: This virtual workshop prepared participants to confront future challenges in light of the COVID-19 crisis, ensure the impact and effectiveness of their actions, and considered how to adapt strategies to best contribute to a sustainable, inclusive and resilient recovery.
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The OECD, in partnership with the International Labour Organisation, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the European Union has launched a four-year programme (2019-2022) to promote and enable Responsible Business Conduct practices in Latin America and the Caribbean in nine partner countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama and Peru).
This new report recommends a range of actions to address weaknesses in the frameworks for derivative suits and arbitration in Brazil.
16-20 November 2020 - The 3rd OECD Global Blockchain Policy Forum brought together 181 speakers across 43 sessions to address the benefits and risks of blockchain for our economies and societies, identify good policy and regulatory approaches, and investigate uses in specific policy areas.
The annual reports on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises provide an account of the actions the adhering governments have taken over the previous 12 months to enhance the contribution of the guidelines to the improved functioning of the global economy.