October 30, 2019
Writing in forbes.com, Brian Peccarelli, co-CEO of Thompson Reuters, explains the compliance challenges digital tax proposals are posing for multinational tech companies.
October 16, 2019
The OECD has proposed a global shake-up of corporate taxation, overturning a century of rules that had allowed digital groups such as Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google to shift profits around the world to minimize their tax bills.
October 02, 2019
The United Nations Global Compact has launched the first network for Chief Financial Officers focused on advancing the Sustainable Development Goals through corporate strategy and investments.
September 26, 2019
To provide more information about the financing of the UN Sustainable Development Goals ("SDGs"), the OCED has launched the SDG Financing Lab, an interactive website that quantifies the contribution of different donors to the SDGs and helps increase transparency and improve the impact of aid.
September 25, 2019
Seeking to justify taxes on pollution-emitting energy sources, a new report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ("OECD") concludes that taxes on polluting fuels are too low to encourage a shift to low-carbon alternatives.
August 28, 2019
Mars, Incorporated has joined the G-7 Business for Inclusive Growth (“G7 B4IG”) an OECD-coordinated business coalition seeking to tackle inequality by building on synergies among companies, governments and philanthropic organizations.
August 26, 2019
To complement the work of tax policy experts seeking agreement to a minimum level of corporation tax to be overseen by the OECD, other experts have created a framework for identifying and evaluating the inequalities generated by hyper-competitive national tax policies.
August 20, 2019
The Tax Justice Institute is expressing progressive support for a shift to a global unitary corporate tax system, with apportionment of taxes being based on the location of a company’s employment and sales.
August 07, 2019
The nongovernmental organization Human Rights Law Centre is applauding the move by the Australian government to appoint an “independent examiner” to monitor alleged overseas human rights abuses committed by Australian companies as part of the country’s reform of its OECD National Contact Point.
July 26, 2019
28 companies have announced their adherence to the demands of the UN Global Compact’s Science Based Targets initiative, under which businesses set goals to limit their greenhouse gas emissions to help fulfill the UN’s Paris climate accord.