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Private initiatives for corporate responsibility have been a major development in international management over the last twenty years. The initiatives include issuance of codes of business conduct, implementation of management systems and broader efforts to improve business accountability. Yet, there is little agreement about what these initiatives mean or how effective they are.
The OECD project on corporate responsibility seeks to
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The CIME has just completed a major study of private initiatives for corporate responsibility using databases covering over two thousand organisations based in thirty countries. Voluntary initiatives in the area of corporate responsibility are a significant trend in international business in recent years. This report to Ministers outlines the key findings of the study.
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The 1997-1998 Asian financial crisis exposed serious deficiencies in the insolvency systems of many countries. In response, many governments have undertaken sweeping reforms to strengthen their insolvency systems and rebuild their economies, including promulgating new laws, introducing new procedures to facilitate restructuring, strengthening courts and related institutions, and recapitalising financial institutions. This volume
The first meeting of FAIR took place in Bali, Indonesia, on 7-8 February 2001. Participants took stock of insolvency reforms in the Asian region, discussed ways to improve the role of judiciary in insolvency procedures, and reviewed progress in Indonesia's efforts to improve its bankruptcy rules.
A list of frequently asked questions relating to corporate responsibility.
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Aide memoire from the information meeting held with non-member economies on 12 December 2000.
Participants at this conference discussed a comparative update of company law reform in OECD countries, shared experiences and commented on OECD work in related areas, including corporate governance.
This instrument was revised following the completion of the revision of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises in June 2000. It comprises the text of the Declaration and Decisions on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises and its four inter-related elements.
The Eurasian Corporate Governance Roundtable was launched in Kiev on 19-20 October 2000. Over 100 leading government and private sector representatives from Ukraine and other Eurasian countries, along with selected international counterparts, academics, international financial institutions and OECD member countries experts took part in the meeting, which was hosted by the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers.
The OECD Advisory Group on Privatisation met in Hungary on 19-20 September 2000 to discuss the changing pattern of state asset management by comparing policies across a large number of countries.