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  • 9-December-2015

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    The problem: Clean energy does not have enough profitable projects

    OECD's Adrian Blundell-Wignall explains why clean energy projects are not attracting investors despite the availability of fund for investment. This paper was presented at a high-level breakfast event on institutional investors and the low-carbon transition hosted by the OECD Secretary-General during COP21 on 9 December 2015.

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  • 8-December-2015

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    COP21 session: Unlocking investment in clean energy

    Corporate climate change disclosure is crucial for providing decision-makers with information that will enable them to integrate climate considerations into their analyses. This side event to the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties will focus on ways to strengthen corporate climate disclosure frameworks, and to scale up the use of corporate climate change-related information.

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  • 2-December-2015

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    Keeping capital flows orderly

    2 December 2015 - The global financial and economic crisis of 2008 left the international monetary system with vulnerabilities caused by volatile capital flows and spillovers from national policy responses. The current policy environment has moved multilateral co-operation, openness and transparency to the top of the capital flow policy agenda.

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  • 2-December-2015

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    2015 International Workshop on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains

    This meeting will provide the opportunity to discuss the role of governments, international partners and businesses in promoting responsible mineral supply chains from conflict-affected and high-risk areas. Participants will learn first hand about international standards and approaches, and be able to ask questions to experts in supply chain due diligence implementation.

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  • 24-November-2015

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    OECD Trust and Business (TNB) Project

    The OECD Trust and Business (TNB) Project is a multidisciplinary and multi-stakeholder initiative that bridges the gap between international rules and standards for business and their implementation.

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  • 20-November-2015

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    Remarks at OECD/Euromoney Conference on Long-term Investment Financing

    It is my great pleasure to be at today’s event, a key part of the Institutional Investors and Long-term Investment project. Before presenting the OECD’s latest work in this area, and our high-level contributions to the G20, let me take a moment to explain why long-term investment is so fundamental to the pursuit of stronger, greener and fairer growth.

  • 19-November-2015

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    Mineral supply chain and conflict links in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

    Focused mainly on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, this report takes stock of 5 years of implementation of national and international programmes and initiatives designed to operationalise the recommendations of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance on Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas in the Great Lakes Region of Central Africa.

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  • 19-November-2015

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    OECD/Euromoney Conference on long-term investment financing

    Paris, 19-20 November 2015: Bringing together senior executives representing the world’s largest institutional investors, senior policy makers and regulators, debates focused on issues affecting long-term investment, including: asset allocation concepts; regulation; governance; energy and natural resources; and, brownfield and greenfield infrastructure.

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  • 19-novembre-2015

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    Lignes directrices de l'OCDE sur la gouvernance des entreprises publiques, Édition 2015

    Les nouvelles Lignes directrices de l'OCDE sur la gouvernance des entreprises publiques constituent une référence reconnue au niveau international qui a vocation à aider les États à évaluer et améliorer leur façon d’exercer leurs fonctions d’actionnaire d’entreprises publiques. Assurer la qualité de la gouvernance des entreprises publiques est une priorité de réforme essentielle dans de nombreux pays. L’amélioration de l’efficacité et de la transparence dans le secteur des entreprises publiques procurera des avantages économiques considérables, en particulier dans les pays où le poids de l’actionnariat public est important. En outre, le fait de soumettre les entreprises privées et publiques à des règles du jeu équitables favorisera l’avènement d’un tissu économique solide et compétitif. Les Lignes directrices, adoptées pour la première fois en 2005, contiennent un ensemble de bonnes pratiques concernant le cadre juridique et réglementaire régissant les entreprises publiques, la professionnalisation de la fonction d’actionnaire de l’État et les régimes de gouvernance des entreprises publiques. La nouvelle version de la recommandation sur la gouvernance des entreprises publiques a été élaborée à la lumière de près d’une décennie d’expérience de mise en application et après un certain nombre d’études thématiques et comparatives portant sur la version précédente des Lignes directrices qui ont montré la nécessité de les revoir et éclairé le processus de révision, notamment dans des domaines comme la diffusion de l’information et la transparence, la concurrence entre les secteur public et privé, les pratiques des conseils d’administration et les sources et mécanismes de financement des entreprises publiques.

  • 18-November-2015

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    Do lower taxes encourage investment?

    Conventional wisdom holds that countries with lower taxes attract higher levels of foreign direct investment (FDI). At first glance, this intuitive assumption seems to be supported by the evidence but is this true?. Pierre Poret, Deputy Director of the OECD Financial and Enterprise Affairs Directorate takes a closer look.

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