Investment treaty policy makers are increasingly faced with pressures to integrate policies relating to business responsibilities into investment treaties. As policy makers contemplate whether and how to respond in their particular field, they need to understand the broader framework for business responsibilities.
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This joint statement underlines the commitment of international organisations to supporting Latin American and Caribbean countries, business, employers, workers' organisations and other stakeholders in addressing the unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Esta declaración conjunta subraya el compromiso de las organizaciones internacionales de apoyar a los Estados de América Latina y el Caribe, a las empresas, a las organizaciones de empleadores y de trabajadores, así como a otras partes interesadas, para abordar los desafíos sin precedentes que plantea la pandemia del COVID-19.
Recent seizures of fake medical supplies being marketed as protection against Covid-19 underscore the need to address a growing international trade in counterfeit pharmaceuticals that is costing billions of euros a year and putting lives at risk, according to the OECD and the EU’s Intellectual Property Office.
13/03/2020 - OECD Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct expresses deep concern at alleged incidents of undue pressure on those submitting cases to National Contact Points for Responsible Business Conduct.
Powered by the OECD, spearheaded by Danone, and driven forward at the G7 Leaders’ Summit in Biarritz in August 2019, B4IG, the ambitious initiative against inequality sponsored by French President Emmanuel Macron, is a coalition of leading multinational enterprises committed to tackling inequalities and promoting inclusive growth: economic growth that is distributed fairly across society and creates opportunities for all.
A group of major international companies has pledged to tackle inequality and promote diversity in their workplaces and supply chains as part of an initiative sponsored by the French Presidency of the G7 and overseen by the OECD.
This publication brings together contributions from leading female policy makers and thought leaders from all across the world on how to shape our economies.
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have been a significant driver of employment growth in recent years, mainly through the creation of new firms, including in high-growth sectors such as information and communication technologies (ICT).
Employment is rising in OECD countries but most jobs continue to be created in relatively low-productivity, low-wage activities, says a new OECD report.