This book provides an account of what the 39 adhering governments have been doing to enhance the contribution of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises to the improved functioning of the global economy. It also provides an overview of corporate responsibility in the developing world.
Held in Paris on 2 December 2006, this meeting brought together policy makers, business leaders, and other experts to discuss the policy implications of the debate on corporate governance of non-listed companies.
OECD member governments actively seek to enhance the role of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME), including in the context of development. They are committed to debating this issue with non-OECD countries, inter alia in the context of the OECD Bologna Process, and the Initiative on Investment for Development and its Policy Framework for Investment project. The present document is intended as a contribution by the Investment
The seventh Asian Roundtable on Corporate Governance in Balion 8-9 September 2005 focused on corporate governance of banks, a stock take of progress in policy reforms since the publication of the Asian White Paper in 2003, the role of the board in implementing the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance, and corporate governance of state-owned enterprises.
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Polish translation of the OECD Guidelines on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises.
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This working paper provides background information on what multilateral instruments have influenced or supported the Multinational Enterprises Guidelines and more.
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This working paper presents a fact finding study of the corporate responsibility policies and practices of emerging market companies.
The OECD Investment Committee invited consultation partners to provide answers to a list of questions derived from analytical work that looks at some of the generic ethics issues raised by investments in weak governance zones and also contains a case study of investment in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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This document reproduces the Report by the Chair of the Annual Meeting of the National Contact Points which was held on 15-16 June 2005. It will form part of the forthcoming publication "Annual Report on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: 2005 Edition".
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A recurrent theme of OECD work on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises is that corporate responsibility goes hand-in-hand with government responsibility. The current document summarises the results of a multi-stakeholder dialogue that has sought to provide inputs to an answer on the following central question: Do companies have different roles and responsibilities when operating in weak governance zones, where