Corporate affairs

Corporate governance of SOEs: Guidance and research

 

‌The OECD regularly takes stock of national trends in state ownership practices, with a view to identifying good practices and supporting effective implementation of the OECD Guidelines on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises. The list below provides a non-exhaustive overview of publications that either examine national practices towards state ownership or put forward more detailed implementation guidance to achieve the policy outcomes of the Guidelines. In some cases, links to other relevant policy instruments are provided.


Landscape


The boards of state-owned enterprises

State-Owned Enterprises as Global Competitors - A Challenge or an Opportunity? (2016)

Risk Management by State-Owned Enterprises and their Ownership (2016)

SOEs in Asia: National Practices for Performance Evaluation and Management (2016)

Broadening the ownership of SOEs - A comparison of governance practices (2016)

The size and sectoral distribution of SOEs in OECD and partner countries (2014)

State-owned enterprise governance reform: An inventory of recent change (2011)

Boards of directors of state-owned enterprises: An overview of national practices (2013)


Rationales for state ownership


Disclosure and transparency

State-owned enterprise governance: A stocktaking of government rationales for enterprise ownership(2015)

State-owned enterprises in the development process (2015)

State-owned enterprises: Good governance as a facilitator for development (2015)

Accountability and transparency: A guide for state ownership (2010)

State-owned enterprises in the marketplace


Equitable treatment of shareholders and other investors

International trade and investment by state enterprises
(2015)

Financing state-owned enterprises: An overview of national practices (2014)

State-invested enterprises in the global marketplace: Implications for a level playing field (2014)

Balancing commercial and non-commercial priorities of state-owned enterprises (2013)

State-Owned Enterprises - Trade Effects and Policy Implications (2013)

Competitive neutrality: Maintaining a level playing field between public and private business (2012)

G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance (2015)

Stakeholder relations and responsible business conduct

 

Stocktaking of anti-corruption and business integrity measures for Southern African SOEs (2015)

 

 

 

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