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  • 17-October-2014


    OECD’s Gurría welcomes passage of Latvian law on governance of state-owned enterprises

    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría today welcomed the passage into law of Latvia's “Public Persons Enterprises and Capital Shares Governance Law”.

  • 30-June-2014


    OECD statement on specific instance of UK National Contact Point regarding G4S

    There have been inaccurate reports that the OECD has announced an investigation into G4S, a UK company that provides security equipment and services. It is in fact the UK National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines of Multinational Enterprises that is looking at a complaint.

  • 21-March-2014


    Proposed EU responsible trading strategy for minerals from conflict zones

    The European Commission has proposed an integrated EU approach to stop profits from trading minerals being used to fund armed conflicts. The package of measures aims to make it more difficult for armed groups in conflict-affected and high-risk areas to finance their activities through the mining of and trade in minerals.

  • 20-April-2012


    Statement by the OECD Corporate Governance Committee re Slovenia

    Statement by the OECD Corporate Governance Committee re Slovenia following a discussion focused on the recommendations concerning the new central ownership agency and the transformation of the pension fund (KAD) and the restitution fund (SOD).

  • 10-avril-2012


    L’OCDE appelle à réformer la gouvernance des entreprises publiques au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord

    Les pays du Moyen-Orient et d’Afrique du Nord doivent réformer la gouvernance de leurs entreprises publiques pour les rendre plus responsables de leurs actes et plus efficaces, d’après un nouveau rapport de l’OCDE.

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  • 4-avril-2012


    Améliorer la gouvernance d’entreprise au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord – Conférence et rapport de l’OCDE, 10 avril 2012

    Pour faire reculer la corruption et rétablir la confiance dans les institutions publiques au lendemain du printemps arabe, les pays du Moyen-Orient et d’Afrique du Nord doivent améliorer la gestion et la surveillance des entreprises publiques

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  • 25-mai-2011


    Nouveaux Principes directeurs de l’OCDE destinés à protéger les droits de l’homme et le développement social

    Les ministres des économies de l’OCDE et des économies en développement entérineront aujourd’hui de nouveaux Principes directeurs destinés à limiter l’utilisation des « minerais des conflits », ainsi qu’une seconde série de Principes directeurs destinés à promouvoir un comportement plus responsable de la part des entreprises multinationales dans les transactions internationales.

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  • 13-December-2010


    OECD-GRI partnership to help multinational companies operate responsibly

    Companies worldwide will be given greater guidance and support on how to conduct their business responsibly and report on their sustainability performance thanks to a partnership between the Global Reporting Initiative and OECD.

  • 4-October-2010


    OECD standards taken up in fight against conflict minerals

    The OECD Guidance for Responsible Supply Chain Management of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas was endorsed by the ICGLR on 30 September 2010 and will be put forward for adoption at the ICGLR’s Special Summit of Heads of States on 19 November 2010 as part of a package of tools designed to improve transparency and accountability in the minerals sector.

  • 27-October-2009


    UN Global Compact and OECD intensify collaboration

    (New York/Paris, 27 October 2009) – The United Nations Global Compact and the OECD have recently begun to enhance their collaborative efforts, particularly in countries that have both Global Compact Local Networks and National Contact Points NCPs on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.

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