In January 2002, OECD was asked to respond to questions by journalists concerning labour standards.
This book provides an account of what governments have been doing to enhance the contribution of the Guidelines to the improved functioning of the global economy. It also provides a comparative analysis and comments by the business, labour and NGO communities on the complementarities and differences between the Guidelines and other global instruments for corporate responsibility
This report shows that the types of corporate entities misused most frequently are those that provide the greatest degree of anonymity to their beneficial owners. With that in mind, the report offers governments and other relevant authorities a menu of policy options for obtaining information on the beneficial ownership and control of corporate entities in order to combat their misuse for illicit purposes.This report was prepared by
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Summary report from the first annual meeting of the National Contact Points of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises held on 18 June 2001.
Since regaining its independence in 1990, Lithuania has undergone a remarkable economic transformation. By the end of 2000, this process had been greatly stimulated by the inflow of some US$2.3 billion in foreign direct investment. FDI has contributed to green-field investment, mergers and acquisitions, as well as the privatisation of state-owned-enterprises. Creating favourable conditions for FDI has been a core element of
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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September 1999. This paper provides an analytical summary of the discussions on Corporate Responsibilities and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises ...
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17 May 1999. This document provides a broad indication of the issues to be addressed in the Review of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
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This paper by Stilpon Nestor and Ladan Mahboobi discusses the development of the public policy debate on the ownership and control of utilities and the case for their privatisation.