Enabling sustainable investment in ASEAN
This paper analyses the efforts made by the governments of the
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to attract sustainable investment and how they can further promote investment
benefits for social and environmental objectives.
It uses the OECD’s
flagship tools on investment and responsible business conduct, and
builds on OECD’s strong collaboration on investment with ASEAN.
Aiming to help ASEAN Member States in their efforts to implement the
sustainable investment component of the ASEAN Comprehensive
Recovery Framework, this paper provides indicators to measure the
sustainability impacts of foreign direct investment, benchmarks
investment policy reforms and investment promotion priorities, and
suggests ways to enable responsible business conduct and policy
initiatives to foster green investment.