This meeting provided a first opportunity to discuss the role of stock exchanges in introducing and monitoring compliance with corporate governance standards in the Middle East and North Africa region.
The 2011 Roundtable provided the first occasion to discuss the implementation of the updated Guidelines and how best to support the OECD's proactive agenda for assisting enterprises to better cope with corporate responsibility challenges worldwide.
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This study surveys the corporate governance landscape and sets out recommendations from across 8 key issues relevant to board effectiveness: board duties; handling of conflicts of interest; selection and structure criteria; criteria for independence; board committees; Chairman/CEO separation; board risk management; and board evaluation.
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Investment Newsletter No.15 focuses on an ambitious multilateral agenda for responsible business conduct.
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.
The updated OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises were adopted on 25 May 2011. This page provides access to the text, implementation procedures, commentaries and related documents.
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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.