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This report reviews three key areas of corporate action accounting for greenhouse gas emissions, achieving emissions reductions and engaging suppliers, consumers and others.
29-30 November 2011. Policymakers, regulators, stock exchanges, corporate governance institutes and private sector stakeholders from 16 countries came together to consider ways to strengthen corporate governance policies and practices in the region.
The multi-stakeholder meeting provided a forum for discussion on how best to implement the OECD-UN due diligence recommendations in the tin, tantalum and tungsten supply chain.
The OECD today invited Colombia to join its Working Group on Bribery and to accede to the Anti-Bribery Convention. OECD Deputy Secretary-General Richard Boucher signed an exchange of letters with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos.
This symposium proceedings examines three aspects of financial education: monitoring and evaluation, use of behavioral economics, and financial literacy and defined contribution pension plans.
To help governments meet this challenge, the OECD and the World Bank/UNODC Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative (StAR) released today a new study on the Identification and Quantification of the Proceeds of Bribery.
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At the Seoul Summit in November 2010, G20 Leaders identified the protection of whistleblowers as one of the high priority areas in their global anticorruption agenda. For that purpose, the Members asked the OECD: To prepare a blue print of the study on best practices for discussion and adoption at the Bali meeting; leading to the preparation of a compendium of best practices and guidelines for legislation on the protection of
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When are horizontal agreements relating to environmental objectives necessary or efficient from a social perspective?When should they be discontinued pursuant to competition concerns? Such agreements can create interesting challenges for competition authorities. On the one hand, they may improve efficiency and consumer welfare, such as by enabling risk sharing and cost savings and by facilitating innovation. On the other hand, they
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Intermediaries fulfil a key role in international business transactions. While many of them perform lawful tasks, many also engage in bribery of foreign public officials. This study, initiated in 2007, focuses on the use of intermediaries in cases of bribery of foreign public officials. It provides a definition of intermediaries and reasons for their use before examining several modus operandi, legal and practical issues, and
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This document reproduces the Report by the Chair of the Annual Meeting of the National Contact Points (NCP) which was held in June 2011. This report reviews NCP activities as well as other implementation activities undertaken by adhering governments over the June 2010 - June 2011 period.