In January 2002, OECD was asked to respond to questions by journalists concerning labour standards.
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15 January 2002. At a preparatory meeting for the "Financing for Development" conference, Kathryn Gordon of the OECD spoke about the role of business and corporate responsibility in relation to development.
This book provides an account of what governments have been doing to enhance the contribution of the Guidelines to the improved functioning of the global economy. It also provides a comparative analysis and comments by the business, labour and NGO communities on the complementarities and differences between the Guidelines and other global instruments for corporate responsibility
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Seoul, 13-14 December 2001. Second Korea-OECD Conference on "Korea's Five Years in the OECD: Finding a New Path". Keynote speech by Dr. William Witherell, Director, Directorate for Financial, Fiscal and Enterprise Affairs, OECD.
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Public concerns about globalisation are growing. Many firms are responding to these concerns, often by issuing statements of ethics or values that cover various facets of corporate conduct.
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This paper examines the similarities and differences between the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and six other global instruments for corporate responsibility.
Mexico City, 26-27 November 2001. OECD Investment Forum to call for improved enabling policy environment and new partnerships for promoting foreign direct investment for development.
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This paper, by Dr. Valpy Fitzgerald of Oxford University, examines recent policy issues relating to foreign investment incentives in the regulatory domain.
DAFFE/IME/WPG(2000)15/FINAL. This document includes the text and implementation procedures of the Guidelines, along with the corresponding commentary and clarifications where they exist.
26-27 November 2001, Mexico. The inaugural OECD GFII aimed to foster an open and inclusive dialogue on emerging investment issues among the international investment policy community and other main stakeholders.