The Policy Framework for Investment (PFI) is a non-prescriptive tool for improving investment policy for development. It helps governments to design and implement policy reforms to create a truly attractive, robust and competitive environment for domestic and foreign investment.
27/11/2019 - Stock exchanges in Asia have emerged as the world's fastest growing trading venues for listed stocks and several domestic investment banks in the region are becoming global actors. This annual review follows and analyses trends in Asian public equity markets.
This report presents research findings and recommendations on child labour, forced labour and human trafficking in global supply chains. Jointly authored by the ILO, OECD, IOM and UNICEF under the aegis of Alliance 8.7, the report also represents the first ever attempt to measure child labour, forced labour and human trafficking in global supply chains.
This report provides a common global framework for financial institutions to identify, respond to and publicly communicate on environmental and social risks associated with their clients.
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28/10/2019 - In the first half of 2019, global FDI flows decreased by 20% compared to the last half of 2018, to USD 572 billion. FDI flows dropped by 5% to USD 361 billion in Q1 2019 and by 42% to USD 210 billion in Q2 2019.
Using firm-level ownership information from the 10 000 largest listed companies in the world, this report provides unique comparative data about who their owners are and how they own. It presents a global overview of ownership of different categories of investors and cross-border ownership as well as the degree of ownership concentration at the company level.
This paper takes a critical look at how blockchain technology is currently being developed and used to advance due diligence in supply chains. It includes considerations for how responsible business conduct objectives can be integrated into emerging blockchain initiatives in a consistent and effective way.
This Network was created in 2011 to enhance the governance of State-Owned Enterprises in the region through an ongoing exchange of experience and knowledge on SOE governance policies. It is jointly organised by the OECD and the CAF Latin American Development Bank.