Global issues & trends

25 01, 2019

New report uncovers consequences of trade tariffs imposition

2019-01-25T10:21:15+01:00January 25th, 2019|Global issues & trends, News|

A new report launched today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, provides global policymakers with an evidence-based overview of the far-reaching economic and social consequences of trade tariffs.

22 01, 2019

Debates on world trade reform extended on Global Dialogue on Trade platform

2019-01-22T12:06:20+01:00January 22nd, 2019|Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

The first digitally-enabled dialogue on the future of the multilateral rules-based trading system will be extended until 1 March 2019, allowing companies and think tanks, supported by multilateral institutions, to pursue the ongoing debate on world trade reform.

17 01, 2019

ICC addresses UN working group on the Global Pact for the Environment

2019-01-17T11:22:39+01:00January 17th, 2019|Environment and Energy, Global issues & trends, News|

At a substantive session of the United Nations’ (UN) General Assembly ad hoc working group on the Global Pact for the Environment in Nairobi, Kenya, ICC laid out its plans to work with governments to fill gaps in international environmental law. Addressing the General Assembly working group, ICC Government Affairs Manager Raoul Renard said: “We [...]

14 01, 2019

ICC convenes high-level business roundtable on the UN Global Pact for the Environment

2019-01-15T14:31:23+01:00January 14th, 2019|Environment and Energy, Global issues & trends, News|

What should be the scope of an international treaty dedicated to the principles that guide environmental protection?

6 12, 2018

Tax policy for the digital economy, that’s what what we’re working on

2019-01-07T17:00:23+01:00December 6th, 2018|News, Taxation|

As European finance ministers convened on 4 December to decide on the proposed digital services tax (DST), ICC strongly recommended that  any measures being considered be aligned with global efforts to ensure consistency and coherence and to avoid double and over-taxation.

12 11, 2018

The Internet Governance Forum takes place this week in Paris. Here’s why it matters.

2019-01-07T17:03:03+01:00November 12th, 2018|Digital Economy, News|

The IGF takes place under the auspices of the United Nations (UN) and is sometimes described as the world’s biggest digital policy incubator.