This report explores the impact of innovative technologies on the electricity sector and examines priorities for regulatory policies that governments will need to put in place to negotiate the energy transition to a zero-carbon economy.
L’OCDE, ONU Environnement et le Groupe de la Banque mondiale ont appelé aujourd’hui les dirigeants des pays du G20 à redoubler d’efforts pour permettre une réorientation radicale des investissements vers des infrastructures bas carbone et résilientes au changement climatique et limiter ainsi l’impact de la modification du climat.
Although responsible business conduct is a duty for businesses, it also offers major business opportunities. There are numerous studies showing that socially responsible businesses get better financial results, thanks to their enhanced reputation, their capacity to attract and retain more highly qualified staff, and the broader “social licence to operate” they enjoy.
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Over the past decades, most countries, especially advanced economies, have eliminated barriers to capital inflows. This has created vast opportunities for home and host economies as well as for businesses. With these opportunities came occasional risks, not least potential risks for the host country’s national security or public order.
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31 October 2018 - Global FDI flows fell 35% to USD 432 billion in the first half of 2018 compared to the previous 6 months, hitting their lowest level since the first half of 2013. FDI flows dropped by 9% in Q1 2018 and by 38% in Q2, to USD 266 billion and USD 166 billion respectively.