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Given the current low interest rate environment and weak economic growth prospects in many OECD countries, institutional investors are increasingly looking for real asset classes which can deliver steady, preferably inflation-linked, income streams with low correlations to the returns of other investments. Clean energy projects may combine these sought-after characteristics.
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This definitional, stocktaking paper aims to provide a comprehensive review of the concepts and definitions related to „green‟ investments that are currently used in the market place.
This page provides access to all guidelines adopted by the OECD relating to private pensions.
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Prepared for the G20 Los Cabos Summit, this policy note discusses the potential for and the barriers to pension funds investing in green infrastructure projects.
Sweden should establish an independent committee of experts to oversee its National Pension Funds and set a clear, measurable financial objective for investments to ensure their long-term viability, according to a new OECD report.
This paper studies the impact of recent changes in second pension pillars of three Central and Eastern European Countries on the deficit and implicit debt of their full pension systems.
These good practices provide an integrated, action-oriented framework for the identification of disaster risks, promotion of risk awareness, enhancement of prevention and loss mitigation strategies, and design of compensation arrangements.
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The recent major earthquakes in Chile and Haiti are the latest reminder of the urgent need for disaster preparedness. This guidance reflects international good practices on the mitigation and financial management of catastrophic risks.
In his remarks to the Central Bank of Greece, Mr. Gurría offered the OECD support, expertise, and policy experience to help Greece modernise its economy and put it on a path of sustained growth.
The handbook provides policy guidance in the field of natural hazard awareness and disaster risk reduction education to governments. It is based on a stocktaking of country initiatives to promote risk awareness and education on natural perils and related risks performed by the OECD and covering selected OECD countries as well as two major non-OECD countries, China and India.