Publications & Documents


  • 17-November-2003

    English, , 27kb

    The OECD strategy on Investment for Development: Creating a Framework for Dialogue and Learning

    This speech was made by Mr. Richard Hecklinger, Deputy-Secretary General, OECD, at the Global Forum on International Investment held in Johannesburg on 17-18 November 2003.

  • 12-November-2003

    English

    Composite Indicators of Country Performance: A Critical Assessment (STI Working Paper 2003/16)

    This paper reviews the steps in constructing composite indicators and their inherent weaknesses. It also offers suggestions on how to improve the transparency and use of composite indicators for analytical and policy purposes.

  • 6-November-2003

    English, , 6,316kb

    Public Sector Transparency and the International Investor

    This booklet brings together the results of work conducted in 2003 by the OECD on the issue of public sector transparency in international investment policy. This is part of a broader initiative to promote the role of international investment in economic development and to contribute to the implementation of the Monterrey Consensus and to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. Parts of this booklet are taken from

  • 3-November-2003

    English

    Carbon Dioxide Emissions Embodied in International Trade of Goods (STI Working Paper 2003/15)

    This paper explores trade in goods by creating an indicator that estimates CO2 emissions related to domestic demand for 24 countries (responsible for 80% of global CO2 emissions) as a complement to the more common emission indicator used in the Kyoto Protocol

  • 3-November-2003

    English, , 112kb

    An Overview of Corporate Environmental Management Practices: OECD/EIRIS Study

    This study by OECD and EIRIS presents internationally comparable information on an important trend in international business: the development and adoption of advanced environmental management practices.

  • 1-November-2003

    English

    Comparing Labour Productivity Growth in the OECD Area: The Role of Measurement (STI Working Paper 2003/14)

    This paper examines how measurement problems affect international comparisons of labour productivity.

  • 7-October-2003

    English, , 263kb

    2003 Annual Meeting of the National Contact Points: Report by the Chair

    This document reproduces the Report by the Chair of the Annual Meeting of the National Contact Points which was h

  • 1-October-2003

    English, , 56kb

    Roundtable on Corporate Responsibility: Enhancing the Role of Business in the Fight against Corruption - Summary of the Discussion

    Summary of the discussion from the Roundtable on Corporate Responsibility which was held on 25 June 2003. It will form part of the forthcoming publication "Annual Report on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: 2003 Edition".

  • 30-September-2003

    English, Excel, 186kb

    2003/2 - Business Approaches to Combating Corrupt Practices

    The international business community's anti-corruption efforts are essential parts of broader systems for fighting corrupt business practices. This paper looks at anti-corruption material published on the websites of companies in UNCTAD’s list of top 100 non-financial multinational...

  • 30-September-2003

    English, , 117kb

    Anti-corruption instruments and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

    The anti-corruption content of the Guidelines is broader than that of the Convention and the Revised Recommendation, as the Guidelines cover private sector bribery, solicitation of bribes and extortion. They also encourage companies to extend ...

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