A number of OECD and non-member countries are taking or considering action to discourage foreign takeovers of enterprises judged sensitive. This Roundtable was held to solicit input from specially-invited practitioners and policy makers regarding the directions work in this area could take.
The Impact of Culture on Tourism examines the growing relationship between tourism and culture, and the way in which they have together become major drivers of destination attractiveness and competitiveness.
Held in Paris on 19 June 2006, the 2006 Roundtable on Corporate Responsibility focused on developing a proactive approach to the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
La globalizzazione impone ai paesi OCSE di essere all’avanguardia nello sviluppo di nuovi prodotti e di nuove idee nel settore turistico, per mantenere elevati standard di competitività. Se la concorrenza è il veicolo fondamentale d’innovazione nel settore turistico, cio’ non di meno la co-operazione resta essenziale. Imprenditori creativi possono contribuire a sviluppare in maniera più vantaggiosa le destinazioni turistiche. Queste
There is widespread policy interest in entrepreneurship, including within the OECD. Researchers argue about the link between entrepreneurship and growth, but everyone wants entrepreneurship even if the link to growth is not clear. Therefore, the Statistics Directorate has undertaken a study to explore the need for, and feasibility of, international indicators regarding entrepreneurship.This paper presents the Report resulting from the
This event will address some concrete cases of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the field of tourism. A session will also present some business and policy issues related to entrepreneurship and innovation in tourism and implications for policy.
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The OECD Risk Awareness Tool for Multinational Enterprises in Weak Governance Zones aims to help companies that invest in countries where governments are unwilling or unable to assume their responsibilities. It addresses risks and ethical dilemmas that companies are likely to face in such weak governance zones, including obeying the law and observing international instruments, heightened care in managing investments, knowing business
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The first issue of the Investment Newsletter focuses on recent policy analyses and new tools designed to enhance the positive contribution of investment for growth and sustainable development worldwide.
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On current trends, the Millennium Development Goals may not be achieved in many developing countries, especially in Africa. Despite positive trends in the past decade, business investment and enterprise development in non-OECD regions continue to fall short of development needs. Realisation of this has led to renewed interest in the growth agenda and the importance of private investment for promoting the broad-based and sustained
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Adopted by the OECD Council on 11 May 2006, the objective of the Policy Framework for Investment is to mobilise private investment that supports economic growth and sustainable development. It thus aims to contribute to the prosperity of countries and their citizens as well as to support the fight against poverty. Drawing on good practices from OECD and non-OECD countries, the Framework proposes a set of questions for governments to