The 2012 annual report on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises provides an account of the actions taken by the adhering governments over the 12 months to June 2012 to enhance the contribution of the Guidelines to the improved functioning of the global economy and focuses on how NCPs are working to improve their mediation skills.
This report is a contribution to the OECD’s two-year horizontal project on New Sources of Growth: Intangible Assets. It provides an update on the nature and quality of reporting on intangible capital in member countries, building on prior work of the Corporate Governance Committee in this area.
Sound and transparent corporate governance policies will play a crucial role in reform initiatives and capital market development in China, as well as attracting the international investors required to sustain China’s long term economic growth. In order to support the these reforms, the OECD shares its experiences in the area of corporate governance with China through regular policy dialogue exchanges.
This report addresses the corporate governance framework and company practices that determine the nomination and election of board members. It covers 26 jurisdictions, including in-depth reviews of Indonesia, Korea, the Netherlands and the United States.
This publication catalogues national practices that illustrate implementation of aspects or elements of competitive neutrality and highlights examples of challenges that may be encountered.
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These comments were sent to the Slovenian authorities on 18 July concerning the SSH Act. They were prepared by the OECD Secretariat based on the relevant OECD committees’ position in the discussions prior to the accession of Slovenia to the Organisation.
This guidance addresses the unique due diligence challenges posed by gold, such as its intrinsic high-value and fungible nature, the non-linear structure of its supply chain, and its multiple downstream uses.
The National Contact Points for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (the Guidelines) are set up by governments adhering to the Guidelines. One of their main roles is to assist in the resolution of issues arising from alleged non-observance of the Guidelines. This manual explains this role.
This report illustrates how MENA exchanges have been promoting good corporate governance outcomes in order to facilitate the sharing of experience among policymakers in the region.
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Most policy makers agree that competitive neutrality is a sound idea and member governments of the OECD have demonstrated their commitment to a level playing field. This commitment has been voiced at the ministerial level on a number of occasions. Most recently on the occasion of the 2011 Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the OECD during the Meeting of the Council at Ministerial Level, the Chair remarked, “As the OECD enhances