Category - oecd

  • November 30, 2017

    Transparency International, the global anti-corruption organisation, has  published 10 Anti-Corruption Principles for State-Owned Enterprises, a guide to encourage and help enterprises controlled or partially owned by the state to implement best-practice anti-corruption programmes based on the highest standards of integrity and transparency.

  • November 5, 2017

    The TUC says employers not helping their workers to get new skills is a key factor behind Britain’s productivity crisis, with EU employers spending twice as much on training.

  • November 2, 2017

    The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development should examine the Colombian government’s inadequate response to a protracted hunger crisis as it discusses the country’s bid to accede to the international body, says Human Rights Watch.

  • September 7, 2017

    Mediation talks between Survival International and the World Wildlife Fund over breaches of OECD guidelines for multinational corporations have broken down over the issue of tribal peoples’ consent.

  • January 6, 2017

    In an unprecedented move, a member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has agreed to investigate a complaint that the World Wide Fund for Nature has funded human rights abuses in Cameroon, beginning a process which until now has only been used for multinational businesses.

  • November 16, 2016

    New analysis published today by the TUC reveals that the UK ranks towards the bottom of OECD countries for capital investment in important areas of economic development.

  • February 23, 2016

    UK companies, including BT and Vodafone, may be getting away with human rights abuses abroad because the government’s system of handling complaints against them is grossly inadequate, Amnesty International UK has warned in a new report.

  • February 1, 2016

    New European Commission proposals, intended to curb Google-style tax avoidance by multinationals, do not go far enough in helping developing countries keep track of, and tax, the financial manoeuvring of major international companies operating within their borders, warns Christian Aid.

  • November 19, 2015

    Christian Aid has welcomed Energy Secretary Amber Rudd’s announcement that the UK will stop using coal and also notes a new OECD agreement to tighten restrictions on exports of coal technology.

  • October 22, 2015

    The European Commission’s new ruling against ‘sweetheart’ tax deals, between Starbucks and the Netherlands and between Fiat Chrysler and Luxembourg, is a critically important recognition that one country’s tax decisions can severely damage other countries, says Christian Aid