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COP27: ICC reaffirms global business’ commitment to working towards a net zero future

Speaking at the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, ICC Global Policy Director Andrew Wilson sent a strong message to climate ministers on the importance of successful outcomes at COP27.

COP27: ICC reaffirms global business’ commitment to working towards a net zero future2022-11-18T13:52:03+01:00

COP27: New industry framework to measure sustainability of trade transactions

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has published a pilot version of the first-ever industry framework to assess the sustainability performance of trade transactions

COP27: New industry framework to measure sustainability of trade transactions2022-11-10T09:56:56+01:00

COP27: Business review of carbon pricing regimes shows clear opportunities to boost decarbonisation efforts

A major study of the functioning of five major carbon pricing systems has highlighted significant progress made in adopting market-based systems – while pointing to the need to further drive and optimise the design of such policies to accelerate emissions reductions and boost energy security.

COP27: Business review of carbon pricing regimes shows clear opportunities to boost decarbonisation efforts2022-11-16T12:06:13+01:00

Guest blog: Is Latin America facing unusually high risks? An economic analysis and its consequences

Recent macroeconomic woes affecting the developed world are likely to spill over to emerging markets, especially more financially vulnerable and politically unstable Latin America, currently facing a resurgence in left-wing nationalistic movements.

Guest blog: Is Latin America facing unusually high risks? An economic analysis and its consequences2022-11-04T11:52:42+01:00

Credit risk in trade, supply chain and export finance back to pre-pandemic levels, ICC confirms

ICC, along with their partners Global Credit Data and Boston Consulting Group, has released its 2022 Trade Register report, confirming that credit risk in trade, supply chain and export finance have fallen back to pre-pandemic levels. 

Credit risk in trade, supply chain and export finance back to pre-pandemic levels, ICC confirms2022-10-24T11:22:54+02:00

No room for complacency, says IMB, as global piracy incidents hit lowest levels in decades

The ICC International Maritime Bureau is calling for regional and international players to sustain their efforts, particularly in the Gulf of Guinea, as global piracy and armed robbery incidents reach their lowest levels since 1992. 

No room for complacency, says IMB, as global piracy incidents hit lowest levels in decades2022-10-24T11:19:08+02:00

ICC launches ICC Case Connect: Secure online case management made easy

ICC has launched ICC Case Connect – a pioneering digital case management platform to connect parties, arbitral tribunals and the ICC Secretariat.

ICC launches ICC Case Connect: Secure online case management made easy2022-10-24T11:12:43+02:00

ICC launches call for businesses to pilot new sustainability framework for trade transactions in textiles sector

A month ahead of the start of COP27, ICC has launched a call to banks, corporates and technology companies to participate in piloting a ground-breaking framework to grade the sustainability profile of individual trade transactions.

ICC launches call for businesses to pilot new sustainability framework for trade transactions in textiles sector2022-10-11T12:10:55+02:00

African projects recognised at Small Business Champions Initiative awards

The winners and runners-up of the 2022 edition of the Small Business Champions Competition were announced at a virtual event co-organised by ICC, MSMEs and ITC.

African projects recognised at Small Business Champions Initiative awards2022-10-03T13:10:45+02:00

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