Policy Committees

USCIB formulates its influential positions in policy committees composed of business experts drawn from its membership of 300 global corporations, professional firms and industry associations. We advocate these positions to the U.S. government and to intergovernmental organizations with which our international affiliates have official consultative status on behalf of world business. Visit our Membership page to join.

APEC Working Group - The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Working Group advocates for open trade and investment in the Asia-Pacific region.
Arbitration - The Arbitration Committee serves as the North American contact point for the ICC International Court of Arbitration® and ICC’s dispute resolution services.
Banking - The Banking Committee increases the efficiency of global trade by promoting the standardization of international banking and commercial practices and procedures.
China - The China Committee monitors Chinese regulatory developments and engages with international organizations on issues greatly affecting U.S. business in China.
Climate Change - The Climate Change Committee supports the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and represents American business interests at global climate negotiations.
Competition - The Competition Committee promotes international legal policies that favor an open and competitive environment for U.S. business. 
hands_and_huddle Corporate Responsibility and Labor Policy - The Corporate Responsibility Committee shapes the development of CR principles and increases awareness of business's positive social contributions.
Customs and Trade Facilitation - The Customs and Trade Facilitation Committee promotes eliminating trade barriers and harmonizing global customs and border procedures.
Energy - The Energy Committee advocates for global energy systems and policies that allow U.S. companies to compete and flourish.
Environment - The Environment Committee promotes appropriate environmental protection and energy security integrated with open trade, investment and economic growth.
European Union - The EU Committee promotes the interests of U.S. businesses in Europe and advocates for unobstructed transatlantic trade and investment.
Financial Services - The Financial Services Committee promotes financial stability and an effective regulatory and supervisory framework for global financial markets.
Food and Agriculture - The Food and Agriculture Committee promotes an open and efficient global food system by providing industry expertise to governments and international forums.
Health Care - The Health Care Committee provides advice to intergovernmental organizations on the economic consequences of national health care policies.
Information, Communications and Technology - The ICT Committee advocates minimal government intervention and free information flows that ensure the continued growth of new technologies.
Intellectual Property - The IP Committee promotes a robust and effective intellectual property framework worldwide that is conducive to global trade and investment.
International Business Spring 2017 Issue - The Spring 2017 issue features USCIB President and CEO Peter M. Robinson‘s column on “American Competitiveness and Innovation in the 21st Century" as well as articles on developments in the G20, WTO and the UN climate talks, plus news from our global network–Business at OECD, the International Organization of Employers and the International Chamber of Commerce.
Labor and Employment Policy - The committee pursues a proactive a strategy to positively influence international labor standards, increase labor market flexibility and promote best practices.
Marketing and Advertising - The Marketing and Advertising Committee promotes self-regulation as an alternative to government intervention on international marketing and advertising.
Product Policy - The International Product Policy Working Group ensures that U.S. products have timely access to markets around the world.
Taxation - The Taxation Committee promotes sound and consistent international tax policy and advocates against government policies that result in double taxation.
Trade and Investment - The Trade and Investment Committee advocates for opening global markets by eliminating barriers to trade and investment, spurring growth and job creation.
Shipping-Containers Transportation - The Transportation Committee influences international transportation regulations and policies in favor of a more competitive environment.