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SMEs are important engines of innovation, growth, job creation and social cohesion. However, they can only reach their full potential if they obtain the finance necessary to start, sustain and grow their business. These voluntary principles provide broad guidelines on how to enhance access by SMEs to finance to help increase the contribution of SMEs to resilient and inclusive growth.
Part of an exercise to measure the financial knowledge, attitudes and behaviour of adults, as well as levels of financial inclusion and indicators of financial well-being across a wide range of countries, the OECD is inviting countries to participate in an international survey. Deadline for submission: 30 September 2015.
Assessing the levels of financial literacy in the population is a key component of a successful national strategy for financial education, enabling policy makers to identify gaps and design appropriate responses.
These high-level principles are intended to help governments facilitate and promote long-term investment by institutional investors, particularly among institutions such as pension funds, insurers and sovereign wealth funds, that typically have long duration liabilities and consequently can consider investments over a long period.
Financial education has become an important complement to market conduct and prudential regulation and improving individual financial behaviours a long-term policy priority in many countries. The OECD and its International Network on Financial Education conducts research and develops tools to support policy makers and public authorities to design and implement national strategies for financial education.
Révisé en 2011, les Lignes directrices révisées sur la gouvernance des assureurs ont pour but de fournir des lignes de conduite et de servir de référentiel aux assureurs, aux autorités publiques et autres parties prenantes concernées dans les pays membres et non membres de l’OCDE.
This endorsement reinforces the role of the Principles as one of the key global guidance instruments on financial education and awareness and as an overarching policy instrument offering governments and public authorities non-binding international guidance and policy options in order to develop efficient national strategies for financial education.
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This roadmap identifies elements of good design and public policy to assist countries to strengthen retirement income adequacy in an environment where pension benefits result from assets accumulated during working life. This roadmap was approved and endorsed by the OECD Working Party on Private Pensions in June 2012.
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Guide détaillé pour l’évaluation des programmes en matière d’éducation financière
These good practices reflect what pensions regulatory and supervisory authorities usually expect to examine when assessing the risk management of pension funds that use alternative investments and derivatives. They outline how supervisors should oversee such investments and suggest possible regulatory controls.