Global Climate Action and Responsible Business Conduct: What does it mean for business to act responsibly in the face of a climate emergency?
The Steel Committee held in-depth discussions on challenges facing the global steel industry and policy approaches to encourage adjustment and ensure a level playing field in the sector.
This high-level seminar, co-organised with Japan as 2019 G20 Presidency, brought together senior policy officials and academics to discuss current issues linked to global financial integration and the role that international frameworks can play to maximise benefits and minimise drawbacks.
The Steel Committee held in-depth discussions on global and regional steel market conditions, steel trade policy developments, the continuing challenge of excess capacity, technological developments contributing to sustainable practices in the steel sector, and OECD work on subsidies and other forms of government support that contribute to excess capacity in the steel sector.
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.
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.
This workshop on 29 November 2018 allowed representatives of OECD and partner economies as well as interested stakeholders to discuss how the industry and policymakers can address shipbuilding market distortions.
Presentations and main topics discussed at the 85th Session of the Steel Committee held in Paris, 17 - 18 September 2018.
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.