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Around one in five adults in France are obese. While this is below the OECD average, obesity still has a significant impact. The French live on average 2.3 years less due to overweight. Overweight accounts for 4.9% of health expenditure; and lowers labour market outputs by the equivalent of 671 thousand full time workers per year. Combined, this means that overweight reduces France’s GDP by 2.7%.
L’enseignement supérieur est un atout pour les individus, les collectivités et les sociétés. En effet, les diplômés de l’enseignement supérieur possèdent des compétences plus solides et sont plus productifs
The OECD stands ready to support the G7 and its partners to make the AI Partnership a reality, and to adapt to the modalities which they will define.
Climate change is advancing faster than our apparent willingness to stop it. The G7 must lead by example and the OECD is ready to help.
inequalities are fracturing societies, hurting economies, and undermining democracies. They also undermine growth. At the OECD, we believe the answer to inequalities has to be inclusive growth, with both concepts having equal weight.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Biarritz on 25-26 August 2019 to attend the G7 Leaders’ Summit.
Plusieurs grandes entreprises internationales se sont engagées à lutter contre les inégalités et à promouvoir la diversité en leur sein et dans leurs chaînes d’approvisionnement dans le cadre d’une initiative lancée sous l’égide de la Présidence française du G7, et coordonnée par l'OCDE.
For the third time, after Bari and Whistler, the OECD is proud to support the Presidency of the G7 in examining and discussing the challenges that high levels of inequality are raising for our economies, their pace and potential of growth, their productivity and stability.
Globally, we have a 3 trillion dollar annual investment gap in climate-friendly and climate-resilient infrastructure for energy storage, transport, and buildings. There is no shortage of resources. Yet, to shift trillions to climate and green infrastructure, we need a pipeline of “bankable”, sustainable infrastructure projects as well as innovative financing instruments and investment vehicles.
It is now crunch time to find a consensus-based solution to address the tax challenges arising from the growing digitalisation of the economy. Today, we must look forward to drive this process towards a successful conclusion.