Intellectual Property Rights can be instrumental for SMEs to protect and build on their innovations; position themselves competitively vis-à-vis larger enterprises in global markets; gain access to revenues; signal current and prospective value to investors, competitors and partners; access knowledge markets and networks; open up new commercial pathways; or segment existing markets. However, while there is increasing recognition of
This report examines the relationship between SMEs' management of intellectual assets, innovation and competitiveness.
The multi-stakeholder meeting provided a forum for discussion on how best to implement the OECD-UN due diligence recommendations in the tin, tantalum and tungsten supply chain.
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Prepared by the OECD for the G20, this study describes the main features of whistleblower protection frameworks currently in place in G20 countries and provides guiding principles and best practices to support the implementation of the G20 commitment to strengthen the protection of whistleblowers.
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This document reproduces the Report by the Chair of the Annual Meeting of the National Contact Points (NCP) which was held in June 2011. This report reviews NCP activities as well as other implementation activities undertaken by adhering governments over the June 2010 - June 2011 period.
This second meeting of the OECD-hosted working group on gold presented the revised Supplement on Gold and sought feedback and agreed on next steps.
The purpose of the Workshop was to bring together policy makers, raw material producers and steel industry representatives to exchange information on raw material market developments and problems pertaining to the availability of raw materials.
This book offers policy guidance to Thailand for fostering entrepreneurship and strengthening the performance of SMEs and their contribution to growth and development. It provides evidence-based analysis and policy recommendations on thematic issues such as access to finance for SMEs and entrepreneurs, SME participation in global markets, intellectual assets and innovation, high-growth SMEs and women’s entrepreneurship.
Les "indicateurs actualisés de l’entrepreneuriat" mesurent, trimestriellement, le nombre de nouvelles entreprises et de faillites dans les pays pour lesquels des informations à jour sont disponibles. Les valeurs sont présentées en tendance-cycle (2006=100), qui est la trajectoire sous-jacente que l’on observe dans les données sur le long terme, cet-à-dire la combinaison des mouvements à long terme (tendance) et de moyen à long terme
This page provides links to the websites of adhering governments, relevant international organisations and other organisations.