This regional network for policy dialogue on corporate governance provides a platform for discussing corporate governance priorities in the Middle East North Africa region, sharing best practices and evaluating their implementation.
Paris, 11 March 2019 - Calls for a level playing field are a growing challenge for trade and investment treaty policy makers. Debates at the 5th annual OECD Investment Treaty Conference will focus on how level playing field concerns interact with investment policy.
7 March 2019, Paris - The OECD is committed to promoting gender equality as a strong driver of economic development, inclusivity and socio-economic participation. On the occasion of International Women’s day, the OECD annual conference on gender equality for business will welcome senior decision-makers from the public and corporate worlds, experts, academics and stakeholders.
This report builds on national reviews of seven countries in Southeast Asia. It looks at common challenges across the region and at the interplay between regional initiatives and national reforms.
L'encours mondial d'obligations émises par des sociétés non financières a atteint un niveau record proche de 13 000 milliards USD à la fin de 2018. Cela représente le double de leur encours en termes réels avant la crise financière de 2008, selon un nouveau papier de l'OCDE.
25 February 2019 - Corporate bond markets have become an increasingly important source of financing for non-financial companies since the global financial crisis. The total outstanding debt in the form of corporate bonds reached USD 13 trillion as of end-2018. In real terms, this is twice as much as in 2008. This paper documents a number of associated risks and vulnerabilities.
12-14 February 2019, Paris - The annual OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector brought together the international community engaged in further due diligence in garment and footwear supply chains.
This draft text of the OECD Anti-Corruption and Integrity Guidelines for State-Owned Enterprises is available for public comment until 31 January 2019.
This report maps the corporate landscape, provides a detailed analysis of how Italian companies use public equity markets, corporate bond markets, market intermediaries and the functioning of secondary markets. It identifies areas for reform that will allow the authorities to remove impediments to capital market development with a view to supporting sustainable growth, job creation and corporate investment.
As part of the implementation strategy for the recently adopted OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains in the Garment and Footwear Sector, the OECD is conducting a series of surveys that target SMEs operating within the sector.