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Report by the Chair of the Annual Meeting of the National Contact Points which was held on 18 June 2002. It forms part of the publication "OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises -- Annual Report 2002".
This report assesses the role that foreign direct investment has come to play in Israel's economy and the policy measures susceptible of enhancing this role in the future. It is based on information current as of June 2002.
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This report forms part of the key information brochure prepared for the OECD Ministerial Meeting on 15-16 May 2002.
Since 1991, Slovenia has managed one of the most successful transitions to nationhood and to a market economy in Central and Eastern Europe. Slovenian GDP per capita has already reached 70 per cent of the EU average.
In January 2002, OECD was asked to respond to questions by journalists concerning labour standards.
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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Summary report from the first annual meeting of the National Contact Points of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises held on 18 June 2001.
Since regaining its independence in 1990, Lithuania has undergone a remarkable economic transformation. By the end of 2000, this process had been greatly stimulated by the inflow of some US$2.3 billion in foreign direct investment. FDI has contributed to green-field investment, mergers and acquisitions, as well as the privatisation of state-owned-enterprises. Creating favourable conditions for FDI has been a core element of
Private initiatives for corporate responsibility have been a major development in international management over the last twenty years. The initiatives include issuance of codes of business conduct, implementation of management systems and broader efforts to improve business accountability. Yet, there is little agreement about what these initiatives mean or how effective they are. The OECD project on corporate responsibility seeks to
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The CIME has just completed a major study of private initiatives for corporate responsibility using databases covering over two thousand organisations based in thirty countries. Voluntary initiatives in the area of corporate responsibility are a significant trend in international business in recent years. This report to Ministers outlines the key findings of the study.