Since regaining its independence in 1990, Lithuania has undergone a remarkable economic transformation. By the end of 2000, this process had been greatly stimulated by the inflow of some US$2.3 billion in foreign direct investment. FDI has contributed to green-field investment, mergers and acquisitions, as well as the privatisation of state-owned-enterprises. Creating favourable conditions for FDI has been a core element of
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This paper explores the many ways OECD governments have shaped private corporate initiatives.
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This paper describes the management tools companies use to make good on the commitments set forth in their codes of conduct.
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This paper summarises the results of a fact-finding mission to which looked at private initiatives in the area of corporate responsibility -- that is, at what companies do to promote legal and ethical compliance.
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This paper analyses the results of a fact-finding project on business approaches to corporate responsibility. In so doing, it places the corporate responsibility in its broader governance setting, recognising...
These considerations and approaches are embodied in Annex 2 to the Declaration on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises, adopted by the Governments of the OECD Member countries in 1976. They were adopted with the aim of avoiding ...
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This study was prepared by Dr Gabor Hunya for an OECD Conference on "FDI in South East Europe - Implementing Best Policy Practices" which was held in Vienna on 8-9 November 2000 under the SEE Compact for Reform, Investment, Integrity and Growth.
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December 2000. Because of its size, China's "open door policy" launched twenty years ago constitutes a unique and vast laboratory for the study of major structural changes in China and the world economy.
This instrument was revised following the completion of the revision of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises in June 2000. It comprises the text of the Declaration and Decisions on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises and its four inter-related elements.
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July 2000. This working paper on FDI in Lithuania, and the evolution of the underlying institutional framework, examines the main policy changes made to create a hospitable business environment in the country.