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.
25 February 2019 - Corporate bond markets have become an increasingly important source of financing for non-financial companies since the global financial crisis. The total outstanding debt in the form of corporate bonds reached USD 13 trillion as of end-2018. In real terms, this is twice as much as in 2008. This paper documents a number of associated risks and vulnerabilities.
Good governance of state-owned enterprises is essential in order to ensure their contribution to economic efficiency and growth. The OECD facilitates policy dialogue and information exchange on improving corporate governance of state-owned enterprises and implementing privatisation policies.
This Review assesses the implementation of corporate governance reforms in the hydrocarbons sector in Ukraine, using as a benchmark the OECD Guidelines on Corporate Governance of SOEs.
This draft text of the OECD Anti-Corruption and Integrity Guidelines for State-Owned Enterprises is available for public comment until 31 January 2019.
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This report takes stock of corporate governance frameworks in four countries: Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam as part of the OECD-Southeast Asia Corporate Governance Initiative.
Several regional initiatives provide a forum for the exchange of experiences between senior policy makers, regulators and market participants to promote good corporate governance practices in the Latin American region.
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7/11/2019 - This report provides an overview of blockchain technology and explores the extent to which blockchain technology could impact how companies in Asia raise capital, and the influence this could have on public equity markets in the future.