International trade and investment have long been powerful drivers of growth and development, enabling convergence in living standards across countries and helping lift millions of people out of poverty. Promoting policy coherence between responsible business conduct, trade and investment can help make GVCs more resilient, sustainable, and ensure that the gains from globalisation are more fairly distributed.
This public consultation ensured the stocktaking exercise will benefit from the views and experiences of all stakeholders from all countries, including businesses, industry groups, civil society organisations, trade unions, as well as academia, interested citizens, international organisations and governmental experts. The deadline for response was 14 September 2021.
The G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance provide recommendations on shareholder rights, executive remuneration, financial disclosure, the behaviour of institutional investors and how stock markets should function. Sound corporate governance is seen as an essential element for promoting capital market-based financing and unlocking investment, which are keys to boosting long-term economic growth.
16 November 2017 - The OECD Guidelines on Insurer Governance provide guidance and serve as a reference point for insurers, governmental authorities, and other relevant stakeholders in OECD and non-OECD countries. The Guidelines have been revised and expanded to reflect evolving market practices and updates to international guidance following the financial crisis.
One of the main areas of OECD's work in the responsible sourcing of gold is to ensure that international standards do not further marginalise workers of the informal sector. This implies working on the formalisation of the Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) sector.
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The OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains in the Garment and Footwear Sector helps enterprises implement the due diligence recommendations contained in the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. This guidance supports a common understanding of due diligence and responsible supply chain management in the garment and footwear sector.
This public consultation is being held to gather comments on the draft Chinese Due Diligence Guidelines for Responsible Mineral Supply Chains. They are intended to align Chinese company due diligence with international standards and allow for mutual recognition with existing international initiatives and legislations.
Public comments received on the 2014/2015 Review of the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance
This page lists OECD investment policy tools intended to help governments interested in creating an attractive investment environment and in enhancing the development benefits of investment to society.
Recommendation of the OECD Council on Effective Public Investment Across Levels of Government