In an era increasingly marked by the growing presence of both the digital and shared economies, underpinned by the use of information communication technology (ICT), and the sharp increase in cross-bo..
Over two years since the historic adoption of the goals and targets contained in the 2030 Agenda, the time has come to assess the bottlenecks which impact their realization. I focus only on the promis..
When leaders from 193 countries adopted the 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals nearly three years ago, it marked the start of the most ambitious plan of action for people and planet ..
As the G20 summit moves to South America for the first time, all eyes will be on Argentina this spring, hoping that the country shows real leadership on climate action – especially as President Macr..
TECNALIA is a benchmark Research and Technological Development Centre in Europe with 1,400 experts, focused on transforming technology into GDP. Agustín J. Sáenz, Director of Industry and ..
Good governance leads to economic benefits in a globalized world and it accelerates economic development. As such, it is an integral part of the comprehensive concept of security of the Organization f..
The role of leadership is changing, and that’s good news for future generations. Throughout 2017 and 2018, Leaders on Purpose--an international, cross-sector collaborative--has conduct..
This year’s G20 theme under the Argentine presidency is “Building Consensus for Fair and Sustainable Development”. It deepens the Leaders’ 2017 commitment in Hamburg “to promote greater incl..
Where we are: the achievements The last few years have seen the consolidation of the two most important pillars supporting the new institutional framework in international taxation: the OECD/ G20..
Portugal is increasingly a destination for ambitious multinationals worldwide. Just this year, Volkswagen and Amyris committed to Portugal, setting up two major R&D centres! Most of these pro..
Since the global financial crisis, many investors have woken up to the fact that looking at financial data in isolation does not in itself provide a clear picture about whether or not a particular..
The international community has started to fight back and now recognises that this crime is not the cost of doing business, but a dramatic drag on the ability of states and the private sector to pr..
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) strongly believes that weak governance and corruption hurt the poor most. Despite robust economic growth in Asia and the Pacific over recent years, the region remain..
Today, the burden of online criminal investigations falls on private sector actors for phishing, malware distribution, counterfeit goods, identity theft or other fraudulent acts. Online cybercrimes..
Financing infrastructure to accelerate transformational change is among the key challenges of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Public investment continues to play a strategic role, but..
Within the eastern and southern Africa regions, there is a remarkable increase in cross border investment in manufacturing,trade in services - including logistics and financial services. Africa’s..
All countries stand to benefit from having a healthy and well educated workforce with the knowledge and skills needed for productive and fulfilling work and full participation in society. The signi..
ICD Phone: (966-12) 6361400 Phone: (966-12) 6441644 Fax: (966-12) 644 4427 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector(“ICD”) is a multil..
A blueprint for aligning education to companies’ needs. The Adecco Group supports the four Recommendations to the Governments of the G20 countries to implement programmes to encourage e..
Statement at Session on Dialogue with Social Partners and Engagement Groups | Beijing, China | 12 July 2016. It is most welcome that G20 Ministers,with the leadership of China, have this year de..
While there are real benefits in increasing transparency between the taxpayer and the tax administration, and between tax authorities, calls to go further require far greater consideration. The G20..
More than ever it is clear that with robust tax transparency standards now established, the focus of OECD andG20 efforts must be on ensuring their consistent and global implementation. The outstand..
Some investors may want to get the most out of the leading sustainable companies only, while others would consider companies and their whole supply chain additionally. STOXX Limited Selnaustrasse..
Trade is a key ally in the fight against poverty, especially if additional measures are taken to improve education levels, strengthen governance and deepen the financial sector. World trade growth ..