The Internet is providing firms with new ways to conduct business and exchange and communicate information and ideas. In doing so, it is enabling companies to improve efficiency and develop novel ways to co-ordinate activities.
This book provides an account of what governments have been doing to enhance the contribution of the Guidelines to the improved functioning of the global economy. It also provides a comparative analysis and comments by the business, labour and NGO communities on the complementarities and differences between the Guidelines and other global instruments for corporate responsibility
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Seoul, 13-14 December 2001. Second Korea-OECD Conference on "Korea's Five Years in the OECD: Finding a New Path". Keynote speech by Dr. William Witherell, Director, Directorate for Financial, Fiscal and Enterprise Affairs, OECD.
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Public concerns about globalisation are growing. Many firms are responding to these concerns, often by issuing statements of ethics or values that cover various facets of corporate conduct.
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This paper examines the similarities and differences between the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and six other global instruments for corporate responsibility.
Mexico City, 26-27 November 2001. OECD Investment Forum to call for improved enabling policy environment and new partnerships for promoting foreign direct investment for development.
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This paper, by Dr. Valpy Fitzgerald of Oxford University, examines recent policy issues relating to foreign investment incentives in the regulatory domain.
DAFFE/IME/WPG(2000)15/FINAL. This document includes the text and implementation procedures of the Guidelines, along with the corresponding commentary and clarifications where they exist.
26-27 November 2001, Mexico. The inaugural OECD GFII aimed to foster an open and inclusive dialogue on emerging investment issues among the international investment policy community and other main stakeholders.
The September 11th attacks and their aftermath have hit the tourist industry hard, compounding the economic downturn that was already under way, but long-term prospects for the industry remain positive, according to travel and tourism policy expe...