Investment is still lagging compared to pre-crisis levels, dampening demand and constraining potential growth. The Forum programme will explore the importance of investment in: placing economies on sustainable growth paths; addressing inequalities; fostering innovation; helping the transition towards low-carbon economies; financing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises are the most comprehensive set of government-backed recommendations on responsible business conduct in existence today.
International investment spurs prosperity and economic development in home and recipient countries. Policy coordination helps governments resist protectionist pressures and to develop effective policies to respond to genuine concerns raised by international investment.
The Guidance provides recommendations for responsible mineral supply chains to help companies to respect human rights and avoid contributing to conflict through their mineral or metal purchasing decisions and practices.