Ministers from OECD and developing economies will today agree new guidelines to promote more responsible international business conduct by multinational enterprises, and a second set of guidelines to limit the use of conflict minerals.
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The 2011 OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises are far reaching recommendations for responsible business conduct that 42 adhering governments encourage their enterprises to observe wherever they operate.
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Swedish translation of the 2011 Guidelines by the Swedish National Contact Point.
This meeting focused on recent progress in SOE reform, good practices in organising SOE boards of directors and sectoral examples of SOE governance in the financial and power sectors.
This ICGLR-OECD-UN meeting focused on implementation of the OECD-UN due diligence recommendations for responsible mineral supply chains.
The working group meeting on due diligence in the gold supply chain discussed specific due diligence recommendations tailored to the various actors in the gold supply chain.
Board autonomy and competences is one of the key challenges in making state-owned enterprises operate on truly commercial terms. This paper examines the challenges facing SOE boards, relative to private enterprises and vis-à-vis their government owners, based on interviews with a large number of serving Chairs and other key board members.
This paper examines sources of competitive advantages and incentives for SOE managers, boards and government owners to use them and national approaches to countering these practices. It outlines options available to competition agencies to counter anti-competitive practices by SOEs and to help enhance competitive neutrality.
This meeting focused on improving the quality of SOE boards, empowering SOE boards, holding SOE boards accountable through effective evaluation and the role of stakeholders in SOE governance.
Recommendations to improve corporate governance in Asia were adopted by the Asian Roundtable on Corporate Governance in 2003. This report summarises the results of a stocktaking exercise to determine progress made to date and remaining implementation challenges.