This paper investigates the evolution of the industrial structure in the Canadian manufacturing sector and its relationship to technological change.
In January 2002, OECD was asked to respond to questions by journalists concerning labour standards.
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15 January 2002. At a preparatory meeting for the "Financing for Development" conference, Kathryn Gordon of the OECD spoke about the role of business and corporate responsibility in relation to development.
The Internet is providing firms with new ways to conduct business and exchange and communicate information and ideas. In doing so, it is enabling companies to improve efficiency and develop novel ways to co-ordinate activities.
This book provides an account of what governments have been doing to enhance the contribution of the Guidelines to the improved functioning of the global economy. It also provides a comparative analysis and comments by the business, labour and NGO communities on the complementarities and differences between the Guidelines and other global instruments for corporate responsibility
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Seoul, 13-14 December 2001. Second Korea-OECD Conference on "Korea's Five Years in the OECD: Finding a New Path". Keynote speech by Dr. William Witherell, Director, Directorate for Financial, Fiscal and Enterprise Affairs, OECD.
The Forum is organised by the Hungarian Central Statistical Office, the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the OECD and Eurostat. The aim is to discuss major issues concerning the building of an information system for good public and private ...
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Public concerns about globalisation are growing. Many firms are responding to these concerns, often by issuing statements of ethics or values that cover various facets of corporate conduct.
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This paper examines the similarities and differences between the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and six other global instruments for corporate responsibility.
Mexico City, 26-27 November 2001. OECD Investment Forum to call for improved enabling policy environment and new partnerships for promoting foreign direct investment for development.