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The general benefits of attracting foreign direct investment (FDI), and the potential of FDI as a tool for regional economic development in particular, are commonly recognised by policy makers and analysts. This study concluded that FDI generally supports growth in developing, emerging and transition economies, irrespective of their initial state of development.
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This working paper focuses on one aspect of supply chain management -- corporate policies and management practices with respect to working conditions in their supply chains. It provides new data about company practices of ...
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This report considers the challenges of conducting business responsibly in countries characterised by civil strife and extensive human rights violations. It focuses particularly on extractive industry companies and documents the search for solutions.
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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.
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This paper explores the many ways OECD governments have shaped private corporate initiatives.
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This paper describes the management tools companies use to make good on the commitments set forth in their codes of conduct.
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This paper summarises the results of a fact-finding mission to which looked at private initiatives in the area of corporate responsibility -- that is, at what companies do to promote legal and ethical compliance.
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This paper analyses the results of a fact-finding project on business approaches to corporate responsibility. In so doing, it places the corporate responsibility in its broader governance setting, recognising...
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This study was prepared by Dr Gabor Hunya for an OECD Conference on "FDI in South East Europe - Implementing Best Policy Practices" which was held in Vienna on 8-9 November 2000 under the SEE Compact for Reform, Investment, Integrity and Growth.