This working paper examines the degree to which investors use their share voting rights to register their concerns with companies on corporate issues in OECD countries and Brazil. The study highlights patterns of dissent that suggest remuneration and issues of capital structure are the resolutions that attract most consistent shareholder dissent. Australia, Chile and Germany are singled out for enhanced analysis.
Les Principes de l’OCDE pour la participation du secteur privé aux infrastructures visent à aider les gouvernements qui souhaitent œuvrer de conserve avec des partenaires privés pour financer et réaliser des projets d’infrastructure dans des domaines qui revêtent une importance vitale pour l’économie, tels que les transports, la distribution d’eau, la production d’électricité et les télécommunications. Ils offrent aux gouvernements
This publication examines how effectively boards manage to align executive and board remuneration with the longer term interests of their companies. It focuses on board practices related to setting incentives and governing risks in 29 countries and includes in-depth reviews of Brazil, Japan, Portugal, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
Ce rapport passe en revue trois domaines essentiels d'action pour les entreprises : la comptabilisation des émissions de gaz à effet de serre, la réduction des émissions et la mobilisation des fournisseurs, consommateurs et autres acteurs.
Privatisation in OECD countries reached an all-time high in the 1990s and remained high in the first years of the 21st century. The OECD analyses trends in privatisation, profiles recent experiences and proposes operational and policy conclusions.
This working paper summarises the main findings of a data collection exercise documenting the size of the national state-owned enterprise (SOE) sectors in OECD countries (in terms of number, employment and economic value of enterprises), and provides a breakdown by main sectors and types of incorporation.
This working paper provides a comprehensive overview of the competitive neutrality framework in Australia following a period of profound competition reforms in the 1990s.
This 2011 report takes stock of changes in the corporate governance framework for state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in OECD countries since the first survey was published in 2005. It provides a valuable source of cross-country information about the governance of SOEs and their legal and regulatory frameworks.
This review assesses the Ukraine's ability to comply with the principles of liberalisation, transparency and non-discrimination and to bring its investment policy closer to recognised international standards.
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Pension fund asset levels in most countries continued to show strong growth throughout 2010, climbing back to pre-crisis levels. Both economic and financial indicators showed signs of further recovery. However, the outlook for future economic growth in developed economies remains uncertain and sluggish.