The OECD works with Asian economies and regional partners to raise awareness and promote corporate governance and capital market development in the region.
1-2 October 2019 - The inaugural forum of the Trust in Business initiative convened senior decision-makers from corporates and governments, academics and other stakeholders to lay the foundation of this multi-year initiative, scope activities and commit to collaborative actions that strengthen trust in the business ecosystem and promote a level playing field.
29 September 2020 - The 2020 edition focuses on the environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors that are rapidly becoming a part of mainstream finance. It evaluates current ESG practices, and identifies priorities and actions to better align investments with sustainable, long-term value – in particular, the need for more consistent, comparable and available data on ESG performance.
This regional network for policy dialogue on corporate governance provides a platform for discussing corporate governance priorities in the Middle East North Africa region, sharing best practices and evaluating their implementation.
Paris, 11 March 2019 - Calls for a level playing field are a growing challenge for trade and investment treaty policy makers. Debates at the 5th annual OECD Investment Treaty Conference focused on how level playing field concerns interact with investment policy.
7 March 2019, Paris - The OECD is committed to promoting gender equality as a strong driver of economic development, inclusivity and socio-economic participation. On the occasion of International Women’s day, the OECD annual conference on gender equality for business will welcome senior decision-makers from the public and corporate worlds, experts, academics and stakeholders.
As part of the implementation strategy for the recently adopted OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains in the Garment and Footwear Sector, the OECD is conducting a series of surveys that target SMEs operating within the sector.
70 years after the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, our recognition of the “inherent dignity of all members of the human family as the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world” has further strengthened the alignment between responsible business conduct and human rights.
4-5 September 2018, Paris - The OECD Blockchain Policy Forum on "Distributed Ledgers: Opportunities and Challenges" was the first major international conference to take stock of blockchain’s impacts across the full range of government activities and public priorities.
The consultation on appointing authorities and the selection of arbitrators in investor-state dispute settlement paper and comments received are being made available in order to foster informed public and inter-governmental debate.