Corporate affairs

In focus

  • SOEs as Global Competitors - A Challenge or an Opportunity?

    An estimated 22% of the world’s largest 100 firms are now effectively under state control, the highest percentage in decades. The upsurge of SOEs as global competitors has given rise to concerns related to a level playing field. The OECD has taken a multidisciplinary approach, looking at the issue from the competition, investment, corporate governance and trade policy perspectives.

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  • SOEs in Asia: Performance evaluation and management

    This report provides an overview of national practices towards performance evaluation and management of state-owned enterprises in 11 Asian economies: Bhutan, People’s Republic of China, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Korea, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore and Viet Nam.

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Corporate governance deals with the rights and responsibilities of a company’s management, its board, shareholders and various stakeholders. How well companies are run affects their performance, market confidence and private sector investment.

 

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G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance

The G20/OECD Principles are an international benchmark providing best practice recommendations on corporate governance.

 

Corporate governance, value creation and growth

This initiative focuses on how better corporate governance policies can support corporate access to capital, value creation and economic growth.


Corporate governance of state-owned enterprises

Good governance of state-owned enterprises is essential to ensure their contribution to economic efficiency and growth. OECD is the world's leading standard setter in this respect.

 

Trust and Business

The OECD Trust and Business Project promotes business integrity through strengthened corporate governance


Competitive neutrality

Whether they are owned by shareholders or states, all companies should operate on a level playing field consistent with the principles of competitive neutrality.

 

Corporate governance factbook

This report shares up-to-date overview of the legal and regulatory framework in corporate governance in OECD countries and a selection of additional jurisdictions.

 

A GLOBAL DIALOGUE

Our international dialogue on corporate governance takes place via regional initiatives and programmes with individual economies

Asia

China

Eurasia

India

Indonesia

Latin America

Middle East and North Africa

Russia

Southern Africa