Building on the success of the previous Green Investment Financing Forums, the OECD held its 3rd Forum on 13-14 October 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. This year’s edition focused on Asia – a region with rapidly growing economies, developing financial markets and colossal green investment needs. Speaker presentations and biographies are now available.
Auckland, New Zealand, 12-13 October 2016. Discussions focused on innovative policies and strategies around financial education and consumer protection.
Tokyo, 24 June 2016: This seminar will focus on disaster risk financing in the Asian region.
Tokyo, 22-23 June 2016: This OECD-ADB roundtable will focus on developments and challenges facing insurance and retirement saving given the development of economies and the demographic changes in some Asian countries.
The 2016 edition looks at past over-investment in certain sectors, the reversal of the commodity "supercycle"; the implications of low interest rates for corporate and institutional investors; the productivity performance of companies; the profitability of clean energy projects; the fiscal incentives for R&D and innovation.
Paris, 8 June 2016: Public and private sector stakeholders debated the policy barriers and drivers shaping trade and investment in renewable energy and other environmental goods and services in the context of global value chains.
Jakarta, 1-2 June 2016: This seminar addressed the importance of financial literacy and financial education for empowering micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs).
Forum 2016, entitled Productive economies, Inclusive societies will be organised around the 3 cross-cutting themes of the OECD Week: inclusive growth and productivity, innovation and the digital economy, and international collaboration for implementing international agreements (COP21 and the Sustainable Development Goals) and standards (BEPS and automatic exchange of information).
12-13 May 2016, Paris: This conference on the financial management of flood risks and building financial resilience in a changing climate provided an opportunity to exchange knowledge share experiences on effective approaches to managing flood risk.
Singapore, 25 April 2016: This roundtable focused on key themes related to G20 work, in particular the views of the private sector on current work developed by the OECD for the G20 Presidency toward promoting more diversified and innovative infrastructure financing.