17 01, 2019

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

2019-01-17T11:22:39+02:00January 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+02:00January 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?

12 07, 2018

ICC Secretary General echoes global call for increased climate ambition

2019-01-07T17:16:04+02:00July 12th, 2018|Environment and Energy, Global issues & trends, News|

As the United Nations (UN) High-Level Political Forum takes place in New York, ICC Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO called on governments to step up their national climate plans by 2020.

11 04, 2018

Unlocking business investment in sustainable development

2019-01-08T11:56:27+02:00April 11th, 2018|Environment and Energy, Environment and Energy free publications, Global issues & trends, News|

Achieving the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires US$2.5 trillion each year in developing countries. How can private sector resources best be leveraged?

22 03, 2018

How business is marking a critical World Water Day

2019-01-08T12:07:12+02:00March 22nd, 2018|Environment and Energy, Global issues & trends, News|

As the United Nations’ (UN) “Decade of Action” for water begins this year, the role of business in the responsible stewardship of our most vital natural resource is most important than ever

9 03, 2018

ICC appoints new Chair of the Commission on Environment and Energy

2018-03-09T16:30:10+02:00March 9th, 2018|Environment and Energy, Global issues & trends, News|

ICC is pleased to announce the appointment of Justin Perrettson from Novozymes as the new Chair of the Commission on Environment and Energy.

15 02, 2018

5 ways tax policy can help achieve the UN Global Goals

2019-01-08T12:35:07+02:00February 15th, 2018|Environment and Energy, Global issues & trends, News, Taxation|

Translating the vision of the SDGs into action remains a major challenge. Tax is intrinsically linked to development, providing the revenue that states need to mobilise resources and reinforce national infrastructure.

18 12, 2017

One Planet Summit: Key takeaways for business

2017-12-19T16:09:58+02:00December 18th, 2017|Environment and Energy, Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

On 12 December, global heads of state, mayors, business leaders and major financial actors gathered in Paris on the second anniversary of the Paris Agreement. Here’s what you need to know. Paris, 18 December 2017 The One Planet Summit, convened by President Emmanuel Macron of France, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, and World [...]