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13 07, 2017

These business actions to achieve the Global Goals may surprise you

2017-07-13T14:58:57+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Global issues & trends, News|

A high-level political forum, currently taking place at United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York, is gauging efforts undertaken to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) – launched in September 2015. New York City, 13 July 2017 The forum presents an opportunity to highlight the central role business is playing to advance the UN’s [...]

13 07, 2017

Speech of ICC Secretary General John Danilovich at UN High-Level Political Forum 2017, #SDG9 Review

2017-07-14T09:46:32+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

His Excellency the President of ECOSOC, Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, As the Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business organization, it’s a great honor to be invited to deliver remarks at the start of the High-Level Political Forum’s review of SDG 9. New York, 13 July 2017 Since [...]

10 07, 2017

ICC Chairman Mittal responds to G20 communiqué

2017-07-11T09:26:59+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

Following the conclusion of the G20 Hamburg Summit, the Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has issued the following statement. Paris, 10 July 2017 Sunil Bharti Mittal said: “We commend the German Presidency’s leadership in securing an outcome to the G20 Hamburg Summit which emphasises the importance of international cooperation in tackling [...]

9 07, 2017

ICC response to G20 Hamburg Summit

2017-07-10T09:33:59+00:00 July 9th, 2017|News, Trade and Investment Policy|

Following the release of the G20 Hamburg Summit communiqué, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has issued the following statement. Paris, 9 July 2017 ICC G20 Advisory Group Chairman, Marcus Wallenberg, said: “We’ve been clear in recent months that G20 must stand firm on keeping markets open to trade and investment. We welcome that [...]

7 07, 2017

ICC unveils new guidance on due process in global competition law enforcement proceedings

2017-07-07T12:39:51+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Competition, Global issues & trends, News|

ICC has released a set of best practices to promote effective procedural safeguards in competition law enforcement proceedings. Paris, 7 July 2017 The official launch follows an initial introduction of the best practices made at the Pre-International Competition Network (ICN) Forum on new trends in global competition policy, which took place last month. Drawing [...]

7 07, 2017

ICC Open Markets Index: More effort required to open economies to global trade

2017-07-07T12:21:12+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

Despite repeated pledges to enable trade as a driver of growth and job creation, G20 economies are failing to demonstrate global leadership on trade openness according to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Open Markets Index 2017 (OMI) published today. The report – commissioned by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) – shows that [...]

7 07, 2017

ICC calls for G20 to strengthen rules-based trade

2017-07-07T10:06:42+00:00 July 7th, 2017|News|

Ahead of the 2017 G20 Leaders Summit in Hamburg, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) issued the following statement. Paris, 7 July 2017 John Danilovich, ICC Secretary General, said: “We continue to face the challenge of global growth being too low and benefiting too few. This is the defining economic test of our times—and [...]

5 07, 2017

ATA Carnet advances towards digitisation

2017-07-05T14:33:37+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Customs and Trade Facilitation, News|

The World Chambers Federation (WCF) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is moving closer to creating a digitalised ATA Carnet system, following the conclusion of a successful meeting at the World Customs Organization (WCO) on 30 June 2017 in Brussels. Brussels, 5 July 2017 The meeting was held at the invitation of the [...]

5 07, 2017

3 ways for the G20 to demonstrate leadership at the 2017 leaders Summit

2017-07-07T09:55:36+00:00 July 5th, 2017|News|

ICC Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal, First Vice-Chairman John Denton and Secretary General John Danilovich have joined 58 CEOs and Presidents of Business Associations to call upon the G20 to take decisive actions in shaping globalization. Hamburg, 5 July 2017 The call for international cooperation to shape an interconnected world comes from the Business-20 (B20), [...]

4 07, 2017

BASCAP urges UN member states to guard consumers from counterfeiting and piracy

2017-07-05T12:11:49+00:00 July 4th, 2017|BASCAP, News|

ICC’s Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) has called on United Nations’ member states to protect consumers from health and safety risks posed by counterfeits and pirated goods. Geneva, 4 July 2017 Speaking at the Second Session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts (IGE) on Consumer Protection Law and Policy of the [...]

4 07, 2017

4 growth-oriented tax policy priorities for business

2017-07-12T11:12:25+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Global issues & trends, News, Taxation|

A major international tax conference which took place in Munich last week, was a prime opportunity to set the business agenda and discuss key policy issues, with a view to facilitating cross-border trade and investment.Munich, Germany, 4 July 2017Hosted by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), in cooperation with the Business at OECD (BIAC) and [...]

4 07, 2017

Industry is a driver of innovation for global climate protection

2017-07-04T17:25:48+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Environment and Energy, Global issues & trends, News|

The G20 Summit gets underway on Friday in Hamburg, Germany bringing together leaders of the world’s largest economies. Expectations for the group to endorse an ambitious climate and energy action plan are high but in this guest blog for ICC, Kurt Bock, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors and CEO of BASF, and Chairman [...]