Achieving sustainable development goals at a global level will strongly depend on the rapid development and widespread application of cleaner technologies. But do developing countries have the capacity and motivation to take advantage of cleaner technology options?
Les communications mobiles sont l'un des succès éclatants de l'industrie des télécommunications. Ainsi, en juin 1999, on dénombrait 293 millions d'abonnés mobiles dans la zone de l'OCDE, soit environ un téléphone mobile pour quatre habitants.
Mobile communications is one of the tremendous success stories of the telecommunications industry. By June 1999, there were 293 million mobile subscribers in the OECD area, or around one mobile phone for every four inhabitants.
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Statistics Canada - 1999 Survey of Information and Communication Technologies and Electronic Commerce.
The Member countries leading in use of secure servers for electronic commerce, on a per capita basis, are the United States, Iceland, Australia, and New Zealand.
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Services are transforming OECD economies on a massive scale, but are still impeded by regulations and policies that stifle innovation and competition. Comprehensive reforms need to be pursued internationally as well as in individual OECD countrie...
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OECD Business and Industry Policy Forum on Environmental Management: Challenges for Industry, Paris, 27 September 2000.