Save the date! The next OECD Global Forum on Competition takes place at the OECD Conference Centre in Paris on 29-30 October 2015.
This Global Forum is held to strengthen international dialogue on responsible business conduct and provide a platform to exchange views on how to do well while doing no harm in an effort to contribute to sustainable development and enduring social progress. The 2015 Global Forum will focus on showcasing concrete examples of action and results-oriented solutions from efforts on the ground.
The 2015 symposium will address financial literacy for micro, small and medium enterprises and harnessing financial education to spur entrepreneurship and innovation.
Cette réunion sera l’occasion de dresser un état des lieux de la mise en œuvre du Guide OCDE sur le devoir de diligence, ainsi que du Mécanisme régional de certification de la CIRGL et d’autres initiatives visant à faciliter les chaînes d’approvisionnement responsables.
Since the return to democracy in 1999, Nigeria has embarked upon an ambitious reform programme towards greater economic openness and liberalisation. As a result, gross domestic product growth picked up consistently, never going below 5% since 2003. Nigeria has become a top recipient of foreign direct investment in Africa, with inflows having surpassed those to South Africa since 2009. The federal government’s Transformation Agenda
This publication is a first response of the OECD to the issue of what role is, or can be, assigned to SOEs as part of national development strategies. The first part of the publication overviews the experiences of five countries (Brazil, China, India, Singapore and South Africa) with using SOEs, and other government-controlled entities as agents of their development strategies. The second part reviews the growing
A capacity building workshop on ex-post evaluation of enforcement decisions by competition authorities will be held on 22 April in Paris.
10 April 2015 - Istanbul, Turkey. The meeting will discuss the content and the direction of the ongoing review of the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance. It will also address issues of systemic importance to sustainable private sector growth, including the institutionalisation of growth companies and SMEs and capital market development in emerging market economies.
As the demand for food increases, agriculture will continue to attract investment and new actors may be confronted with ethical dilemmas and find it difficult to implement responsible business conduct in their practices. In this context the OECD and the FAO are working together to develop due diligence guidance to help enterprises observe existing widely-supported standards for RBC along agricultural supply chains.
The OECD Trust and Business (TNB) Project is a multidisciplinary and multi-stakeholder initiative that bridges the gap between international rules and standards for business and their implementation.