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Ministerial Council Meeting 2022: statements by Business at OECD & TUAC

The Future We Want

The business community supports government action to defend our common values, security and the global rules-based order. Close dialogue with the private sector is indispensable to ensure that measures taken are effective, well-targeted, transparent and take into account major impacts on our economies and societies.

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TUAC brings the trade unions’ view at the OECD Ministerial Consultation with social partners

The TUAC delegation urged OECD governments to tackle long-standing challenges, from subdued economic growth, to rising inequalities, with attention to fragile groups, from youth to elderly, from low-skill to frontline and non-standard workers.

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Check out the experience of some civil society organisations we co-operate with

Charles Johnston

Business at OECD (BIAC)'s Chair
"The last sixty years have shown us that businesses, governments, and OECD stakeholders can achieve great success when working together towards common goals. Through our network, we have shown that lessons learned locally can be instructive globally."

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Marc Leemans

TUAC Acting President
"The OECD is fundamental in helping to understand our economic reality and to shape effective policies. Since the Marshall Plan, the TUAC has been a close interlocutor of the OECD in making sure that the workers’ voice is represented."

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Marc Leemans
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Marian G. Ingrams

OECD Watch Coordinator, SOMO researcher
"Our engagement with the OECD has helped improve the functioning of some National Contact Points and strengthen standards for responsible business conduct under the OECD Guidelines and due diligence guidances".

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Marc Rotenberg

CSISAC Steering Group, former EPIC President
"The rapid deployment of Artificial Intelligence (AI) raises profound challenges to democracy. The OECD AI Guidelines are the first international policy framework to help ensure fairness, accountability and transparency in the use of AI".

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Marc Rotenberg
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Wolfgang Jamann

ICSC Executive Director
"Alliances can remind large multilateral institutions like the OECD that they are accountable and responsible for their actions and results towards the citizens of their member countries, many of which have given CSOs the mandate to speak up for them".

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Jeremy Wates

EEB Secretary General
"OECD deliberations, at the interface between environment and economy, are of particular interest and value to all concerned to find ways of reducing humankind’s environmental footprint and moving swiftly towards a one-planet economy”.

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Jeremy Wates
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How we have been working together over the years

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