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The Business and Industry Advisory Committee
to the OECD
BIAC's Chair 2014 BIAC General Assembly BIAC contributes to
B20 Summit in Sydney
  Putting All our Minds to Work: An Assessment  
BIAC Chair Phil O'Reilly BIAC Leadership and OECD Gurria in Sydney BIAC-DeloitteGlobal Survey Report 2014
Supported by BIAC’s advice and advocacy from the business sectors of all member countries, the OECD is uniquely placed to advance business-led growth”, says BIAC Chair Phil O'Reilly.
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BIAC General Assembly Leading business federations in OECD countries and major emerging economies met on 5 May to discuss key policy priorities for business in 2014.
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At a CEO meeting with OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria on 18 July, BIAC pointed to the importance of OECD contributions for the success of the Australian G20.
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Private sector initiatives remain key to driving the advancement of women in the workplace. But, progress remains slow and uneven, according to survey report.

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Forum on Responsible Business Conduct OECD Week 2014 Membership News Business Priorities on Trade
BIAC's vice chair Saito at OECD Forum BIAC's new Board member Mockly (France)

The 2nd OECD Global Forum on Responsible Business Conduct will take place on 26-27 June in Paris .

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BIAC was once again well-represented
at the OECD Forum and Ministerial Committee Meeting 2014.
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BIAC welcomes new Board members
Dominique Mockly (picture) and
Charles R. Johnston
BIAC’s global membership developed a succinct document identifying nine priorities on trade for the business community. Find out what our views on trade in services, procurement, the movement of business persons, and more by clicking here.
BIAC Monthly Bulletin
September Spotlight Dates

OECD Expert Consultation on the update of the SOE Guidelines


OECD Steering Group on SME and Entrepreneurship Financing Scoreboard


OECD Global Forum on the Environment and Climate Change Expert Group (CCXG)


OECD Expert Meeting on Categorization of Nanomaterials (Washington, D.C.)

22-23 OECD Meeting on Long-term Scenarios in Agriculture
22-24 VAT TAG Meeting (Vienna, Austria)
24-26  Global Conference on“The Future of VAT in a Digital Global Economy" (Vienna, Austria)
29-30  OECD Working Party on Climate, Investment and Development (WPCID)
29-30 ILO-OECD High-Level Roundtable on Responsible Supply Chains in the Textile and Garment Sector
BIAC Secretary-General Bernhard Welschke "BIAC had a proud moment in June, when more than 60 participants came together for a second Workshop on the empowerment and participation of women in our economies. The Workshop aimed to support OECD work on gender equality by presenting business perspectives and initiatives fostering women’s entrepreneurship. Of course, this is about inclusiveness and equality, but it is also about ways to strengthen the productivity and innovative potential of our economies."
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  BIAC in the Media

OECD releases Commentary on Common Reporting Standard (CRS)

BIAC points to Important OECD Contribution for the Success of the Australian G20 Presidency

Putting ALL our Minds to Work: BIAC holds Workshop on Women’s Entrepreneurship

BIAC Survey highlights Business Actions Key to advancing Women’s Economic Empowerment


BIAC calls on OECD Ministers to seize Opportunities for Growth and more Employment

BIAC’s Economic Policy Survey – Business calls for ambitious Reforms and greater Focus on Implementation

Base Erosion and Profit Shifting – business support for collaborative solutions


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