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29-September-2014

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ILO-OECD roundtable on responsible sourcing in the textile and garment sector

This roundtable will provide a forum for dialogue on building responsible supply chains in the textile and garment sector that contribute to inclusive growth and sustainable development, in line with the OECD and ILO recommendations. The Roundtable will also identify challenges and areas for future collaborative action.

6-August-2014

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Updating the Policy Framework for Investment (PFI)

The Policy Framework for Investment (PFI) has been extensively used in dozens of countries since it was first endorsed in 2006. The OECD is currently conducting a multi-stakeholder update of this instrument ensure its continued impact in a world that has significantly changed over the past seven years.

5-August-2014

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Self-assessment of South Africa's investment regime in relation to the OECD Codes of Liberalisation and the principle of National Treatment

This self-assessment report looks at South Africa's investment regime in the light of the OECD Codes of Liberalisation and the principle of National Treatment.

23-July-2014

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Investment Treaties and Shareholder Claims for Reflective Loss: Insights from Advanced Systems of Corporate Law, International Investment Working Paper 2014/2

This paper examines shareholder claims for reflective loss under investment treaties in light of comparative analysis of advanced systems of corporate law; considers the impact of allowing shareholder claims for reflective loss on key characteristics of the business corporation; and explores possible responses by different categories of investors to the availability of shareholder claims for reflective loss under investment treaties.

23-July-2014

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Investment Treaty Law, Sustainable Development and Responsible Business Conduct: A Fact Finding Survey, International Investment Working Paper 2014/1

Investment treaties are often thought to be silent on investors’ responsibilities to host societies and on their contributions to sustainable development. This paper establishes a factual and statistical basis for understanding the relationship between investment treaty law and governments’ ability to advance the sustainable development agenda and promote responsible business conduct.

18-July-2014

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B20 Panel: The next wave of global investment: what and where?

Since the start of the crisis, a growing number of OECD countries have been reporting declining inward and outward FDI, a phenomenon that could be described as ‘investment de-globalisation’. Governments must take immediate and vigorous action to reverse such trends by removing unnecessary barriers and complexities that hinder investment, said OECD Secretary-General.

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15-July-2014

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OECD-AfDB seminar on addressing policy impediments to private investment in African infrastructure

This seminar investigated how changes made in key policy areas at national, regional and international levels can help generate more and better private investment in Africa’s infrastructure.

7-July-2014

English

Latin America and Caribbean: Conference on infrastructure investment

This conference addressed key questions on investment in infrastructure and transport in Latin America and the Caribbean. It brought together policymakers, international experts and other interested stakeholders to discuss concrete policy recommendations to maximise the opportunities and address the challenges in the region.

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26-June-2014

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Ministerial Communiqué on Responsible Business Conduct

Communiqué by Ministers participating in the informal ministerial meeting on responsible business conduct that took place at the OECD on 26 June 2014.

26-June-2014

English, PDF, 2,599kb

Fact finding survey on investment treaty law, sustainable development responsible business conduct

This survey was presented at the Informal ministerial meeting on responsible business conduct held in Paris on 26 June 2014.

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