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The OECD, working with non-OECD countries and stakeholders, has developed a checklist for public action. The checklist provides governments with a coherent set of policy directions that address the allocation of roles, risks and reponsibilities, as well as the framework conditions necessary to make the best use of private sector participation in the sector.
The 2011 update of the Guidelines includes new recommendations addressing human rights, living wages, and internet freedom, as well as reinforced procedural guidance for their promotion and implementation.
This project analyses good government policies and responsible business practices to enhance the contribution of private and international investment to reducing carbon emissions.
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Organised in Paris on 5 December 2011, the 15th Roundtable discussed recent investment policy developments including discussions focused on investor-state dispute settlement.
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This report covers investment measures taken between 16 February and 31 October 2011. Information presented in this report has also been used for two joint reports by WTO, OECD and UNCTAD, released on 24 May and 25 October 2011, respectively, in response to the G20 Leaders' request of 2 April 2009 for quarterly public reporting on their adherence to their trade and investment policy commitments.
The 2011 annual report on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises focuses on adhering countries' committment to new, stronger standards of corporate behaviour in the updated OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
This report reviews three key areas of corporate action accounting for greenhouse gas emissions, achieving emissions reductions and engaging suppliers, consumers and others.
The multi-stakeholder meeting provided a forum for discussion on how best to implement the OECD-UN due diligence recommendations in the tin, tantalum and tungsten supply chain.
This second meeting of the OECD-hosted working group on gold presented the revised Supplement on Gold and sought feedback and agreed on next steps.
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The dramatic increase in international capital flows, despite a temporary contraction during the global crisis, has motivated policy discussions on the associated benefits and costs of capital mobility. While international capital movements can support long-term growth, they also pose short-term policy challenges, including those associated with undesirable consequences of exchange-rate appreciation, financial and asset-price cycles