Our 2023 Statement to Ministers

This paper outlines the priorities of the Business at OECD (BIAC) membership on the themes of the 2023 Ministerial Council Meeting on "Securing a Resilient Future: Shared Values and Global Partnerships" on 7-8 June 2023. Read more here.

PISA VET Call For Interest

The OECD in partnership with Business at OECD (BIAC) invites expressions of interest for private sector engagement with the International VET Assessment. Interested entities should please access the EOI document here.

Addressing efficiency in payments and working capital

The B20, Business at OECD (BIAC) and the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) released a joint paper, underlining the need to raise business productivity by effectively addressing the private sector’s working capital requirements. Read more here.

Cautious Business Sentiment

Our Business at OECD (BIAC) 2023 Economic Policy Survey reveals cautious optimism by business despite the tumultuous year marked by Russia’s unprovoked, illegal war against Ukraine. Read more here.

Our Response to the OECD/G20 Outcome Statement

Business at OECD (BIAC) welcomes the release of the OECD/G20 Outcome Statement which outlines the status and next steps in context of advancing the Two-Pillar Solution to address tax challenges arising from the digitalization of the economy. Read more here.

Looking for the New Normal 2.0

This week, Business at OECD’s SME Committee unveiled its “Looking for the New Normal 2.0” survey synthesis report, the latest addition to our series following “Looking for the New Normal” and “Energy Crisis Impact for SMEs” surveys. Read more here.

OECD Revises MNE Guidelines

At the 2023 Ministerial Council Meeting, the OECD adopted revised Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises on Responsible Business Conduct. Read our final perspectives here.
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who we are
We are an international business group and solutions partner bringing over 60 years of experience officially representing the private sector in all aspects of OECD policymaking.
We facilitate business-to-government dialogue in the pursuit of a growth-oriented, prosperous, and inclusive future.

Discover our Policy Groups

Our policy groups bring together business executives from over 55 countries and from different corporate functions at global levels. These groups collectively build positions on policy initiatives that the OECD and governments are addressing for international and local implementation.

Upcoming Events

25 Aug 2023 - 27 Aug 2023

B20 India Summit (New Delhi, India)

30 Aug 2023

Business at OECD Employment, Labor and Social Affairs Committee Meeting, Zurich

9 Sep 2023 - 10 Sep 2023

G20 India Summit (New Delhi, India)

20 Sep 2023

Business at OECD (BIAC) - ecoDa - IFAC Webinar on the Revised G20/OECD Corporate Governance Principles

2 Oct 2023 - 3 Oct 2023

10th OECD Forum on Green Finance and Investment

5 Oct 2023

Latin America and the Caribbean Environmental Sustainability Summit

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By the numbers

With over 60 years of experience connecting the business community with the OECD and its governments, Business at OECD (BIAC) advocates for policies that enable the private sector to pursue economic growth, development, and societal prosperity. Our global network spans over 55 national business and employer bodies that appoint multinational corporations and small businesses from all sectors into our strategic efforts with the OECD.


We connect business and government representatives on a daily basis through strategic and policy meetings. We aim to shape OECD initiatives to promote competitive economies and better business for a sustainable future.

Why business leaders believe in our impact

"Over the years, we have provided business perspectives and thought leadership to the OECD through the active participation of our leading business and employer organizations—and the corporate representatives they appoint to our work. There is no better forum than the OECD to powerfully demonstrate that business is a dynamic solutions partner for international collaboration."

Charles Rick Johnston

Chair of the Executive Board, Business at OECD.

“Through our thought leadership, Business at OECD is taking concrete steps to ensure a more equitable, sustainable, and inclusive growth opportunities. As an international business group, our partnership calls for removing obstacles and pursuing strategies that can produce stable benefits for the entire international community. ”

Emma Marcegaglia

Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Marcegaglia Holding S.p.A

"Business at OECD has real impact in policymaking at OECD and local levels: it brings business and governments together to move economic cooperation and development forward. In these turbulent times in which the world is also immersed in a profound digital, green, and social transformation, we need the strong voice that Business at OECD brings to steer international dialogue effectively.”

Alejandra Kindelán

Chair & CEO, Spanish Banking Association (AEB)