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This database gathers detailed historical statistics on international direct investment to and from the OECD area. Data are broken down by geographical zone and industrial sector for direct investment flows and stocks.
This Review assesses Kazakhstan's ability to comply with the principles of liberalisation, transparency and non-discrimination and to bring its investment policy closer to recognised international standards such as the OECD Declaration on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises.&l
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The OECD, working with non-OECD countries and stakeholders, has developed a checklist for public action. The checklist provides governments with a coherent set of policy directions that address the allocation of roles, risks and reponsibilities, as well as the framework conditions necessary to make the best use of private sector participation in the sector.
The 2011 update of the Guidelines includes new recommendations addressing human rights, living wages, and internet freedom, as well as reinforced procedural guidance for their promotion and implementation.
This project analyses good government policies and responsible business practices to enhance the contribution of private and international investment to reducing carbon emissions.
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Organised in Paris on 5 December 2011, the 15th Roundtable discussed recent investment policy developments including discussions focused on investor-state dispute settlement.
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This report covers investment measures taken between 16 February and 31 October 2011. Information presented in this report has also been used for two joint reports by WTO, OECD and UNCTAD, released on 24 May and 25 October 2011, respectively, in response to the G20 Leaders' request of 2 April 2009 for quarterly public reporting on their adherence to their trade and investment policy commitments.
The 2011 annual report on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises focuses on adhering countries' committment to new, stronger standards of corporate behaviour in the updated OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
The OECD Global Forum on International Investment (GFII) promotes investment for growth and sustainable development by engaging governments worldwide and interested stakeholders in peer learning and dialogue on emerging issues facing the investment policy community.
This report reviews three key areas of corporate action accounting for greenhouse gas emissions, achieving emissions reductions and engaging suppliers, consumers and others.