Major emerging challenges have been putting capital markets and corporate governance frameworks under pressure. As the OECD launches a public consultation on the draft revised G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance, the OECD’s Carmine Di Noia describes why strong frameworks for corporate governance are so important for the corporate sector.
Category: Corporate governance
Climate change: what role for good corporate governance?
Corporate governance frameworks have a critical role to play in helping companies adapt to new climate requirements and contribute to climate objectives. The OECD’s Carmine Di Noia shares insights from a new report on climate change and its implications for corporate governance.
State-owned enterprises are on the rise. Should we worry?
State-owned enterprises are more and more present in the international marketplace and this can have implications for fair competition and a level playing field for doing business. OECD’s Hans Christiansen, Chung-a Park and Emeline Denis share insights from a new report which surveys trends in the ownership and governance of state-owned enterprises globally.
How can corporate governance frameworks adapt to the impact of COVID-19 and other new realities?
As a review of the OECD/G20 Principles of Corporate Governance gets underway, OECD’s Daniel Blume and Serdar Çelik take a look at what is in store for corporate governance frameworks
How can AI enhance market supervision and integrity?
Digital technologies and data – including Artificial Intelligence (AI) – hold the potential to automate and thus improve the efficiency and effectiveness of regulatory, supervisory and enforcement activities, which have become increasingly complex in recent years. Looking at the most common uses of supervisory technology (SupTech) by competition authorities, securities regulators and anti-corruption agencies to date, the OECD’s Emeline Denis identifies associated benefits, risks and challenges, and outlines considerations for devising adequate SupTech strategies across policy areas
Monitoring infrastructure corruption in the Asia-Pacific region
Anna Griffin outlines how a new project by Transparency International Australia will identify the loopholes that enable corruption to thrive in the infrastructure sector in the Asia-Pacific region
Youth Perspective: What Does Trust in Business Mean in a Post-COVID-19 World?
How do the youth of today define trust in business and what significance does it bear on our lives and our futures? We are three young women who were born and raised on three different continents who have sought to find answers to this seemingly complex but important question.
Unlocking the full potential of sustainable finance
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing has grown considerably and is fast becoming mainstream. Yet market participants across the board are missing the relevant, comparable ESG data they need to properly inform decisions, manage risks, measure outcomes, and align investments with sustainable, long-term value. OECD's Greg Medcraft summarises the findings in the 2020 OECD Business and Finance Outlook.
What really motivates companies to adopt anti-corruption compliance measures?
OECD’s France Chain and Daisy Pelham look at the critical role corporate compliance plays in the fight against bribery and corruption in the run-up to the launch of a new OECD Study on Corporate Anti-Corruption Compliance Drivers, Mechanisms, and Ideas for Change.
Defending businesses and entrepreneurs in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
The active development of institutions that protect the rights of entrepreneurs began in the 90s in the European Union, United States and Australia. Only recently have similar institutions been established in the post-socialist regions of Eastern Europe and Central Asia.