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  • Public consultation on the FAO-OECD guidance for responsible agricultural supply chains

    This public consultation was held to gather comments on the draft FAO-OECD guidance for responsible agricultural supply chains which is designed to help enterprises observe standards of responsible business conduct along their agricultural supply chains. The deadline for comment was 20 February 2015.

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  • Fostering investment in infrastructure

    Adequate infrastructure is necessary for sustainable economic and social development. However investment in infrastructure in most developing and emerging economies needs to be substantially increased. This paper draws on 22 OECD Investment Policy Reviews undertaken in such economies and identifies policy options to enhance the enabling environment for infrastructure investment.

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  • International investment continues to struggle

    05/12/2014: Global FDI flows for 2014 have stalled at levels substantially below the peak levels reached before the financial crisis and ensuing global recession that began in 2008 according to preliminary estimates in the December 2014 issue of FDI in Figures.

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The OECD works to enhance the contribution of international investment to growth and sustainable development worldwide by advancing investment policy reform and international co-operation.

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OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

‌Recommendations for multinational enterprises on principles and standards for responsible business conduct.

Due diligence in the mining minerals sector

Management recommendations for global responsible supply chains of minerals to help companies respect human rights and avoid contributing to conflict.


Foreign direct investment statistics

‌Access data, analysis and forecasts based on most recent FDI statistics for OECD and G20 countries.


Investment policy framework

The most comprehensive and systematic approach for improving investment conditions ever developed.


Freedom of investment

This process brings together some 54 governments to develop guidance for open, transparent and non-discriminatory investment policies.


Investment for green growth

Making investment in the environment a driver for economic growth.


International investment law

The OECD works to improve the outcomes of international investment agreements for governments and investors alike.


Investment instruments

Spearheading efforts to develop international rules relating to capital movements, international investment and trade in services.  

 


A forum for global dialogue

Strengthening investment policies around the globe.