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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
After the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1992, the Russian Federation promptly proceeded with initial economic reform measures and privatisation programmes which were largely completed by 1994.
Despite the creation of a basic corporate sector, many structural reforms remained incomplete, limiting inflows of foreign investment. Following the financial crisis in 1998, Russia has been in a period of stabilisation and is now showing
The OECD principles for the regulation of investments by insurance companies and pension funds, approved in 1999 by the Insurance Committee, are one of the first steps in the direction of setting guidelines and standards for the private pension i...
The Working Party has launched a comprehensive data collection project covering the regulatory and supervisory practices in all its Member countries. The first stage of this project is the development of a common methodology for collecting this i...
Private schemes and operators are playing a growing role in pension systems. This trend is likely to intensify in future years as governments come to face the consequences of ageing populations on their public pension systems. Already in most OEC...
Private schemes and operators are playing a growing role in pension systems. This trend is likely to intensify in future years as governments come to face the consequences of ageing populations on their public pension systems. Already in most O...
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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.
Some regulated firms risk operating simultaneously in a non-competitive activity and a potentially competitive complementary activity. This Recommendation calls for carefully balancing the benefits and costs of structural measures against the benefits and costs of behavioural measures.
Curacao, Netherlands Antilles, 5-6 April 2001. This Conference on Foreign Direct Investment in the Caribbean Basin and Latin America was co-organised by the OECD and the Government of the Netherlands Antilles.
12-14 March 2001, Rio de Janeiro. This conference focused on promoting high-level policy dialogue on private pension reform in Brazil with a view to strengthening the private pension system through an efficient regulatory and supervisory system, as well as ...