Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD
Location:Paris
Founded:1962
Membership:Top business organizations from all 34 OECD member economies as well as major non-member economies

Role

As the officially recognized representative of the OECD business community, advocates consensus industry views to the OECD and its member governments, to ensure that the resulting policy instruments and guidance assist private sector growth and prosperity and, thereby, contribute to the global economy. Coordinates and directly communicates business positions to the OECD in such areas as trade, economic and financial policies, foreign investment, information and telecommunications policy, social policy, taxation, energy and environmental policy.

Recent News

Photo credit: UN, Pierre Albouy Business Weighs in on UN Treaty Process on Business and Human Rights (7/2/2015) - As the United Nations Human Rights Council begins work on a legally binding treaty aimed at regulating transnational enterprises with respect to human rights, USCIB's global network published a position paper representing the views of international business on the UN treaty process.
Blue sky and white clouds, ancient Chinese architecture China-OECD Cooperation Crucial for International Business (7/2/2015) - The OECD and China are expected to agree on a detailed program of work for 2015-16. This is particularly timely as China will soon unveil priorities for its 2016 G20 Presidency, and will also outline objectives early next year for its 13th Five Year Plan. USCIB is engaged with the OECD's comments on China's 13th Five Year Plan, contributing to BIAC's submission to the plan last year.

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