This new edition of the OECD Economic Globalisation Indicators presents a broad range of indicators on trade, foreign direct investment, the economic activity of multinational firms, and the internationalisation of technology.
Read about OECD efforts to help governments improve the domestic and global policies that affect business and markets in the wake of the global economic crisis.
The 2010 OECD Corporate Responsibility Roundtable launched an update of the Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises with discussions focusing on supply chains, human rights and evironment and climate change.
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This working paper, the 2010 update of the FDI Restrictiveness Index (FDI Index), expands the sectors covered and revises the way in which FDI measures are scored and weighted.
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Investment Newsletter No.13 focuses on global international investment activity, FDI index measuring FDI restrictions, responsible supply chain management of conflict minerals, resisting protectionism in G-20 countries, the launch of an update of the Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, and the role of the OECD Codes of Liberalisation in becoming a member of the OECD.
Speaking at the Ministerial Session of the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit in New York, OECD Deputy Secretary-General Richard Boucher highlights the complementary roles played by the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and the UN Global Compact in promoting corporate responsibility.
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This working paper examines two issues concerning foreign state-controlled investors: whether the doctrine of foreign state immunity may make it difficult for private parties to pursue legitimate claims against them and whether that doctrine creates regulatory enforcement gaps for host countries.