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March 22, 2017-USCIB President and CEO Peter M. Robinson took part in today’s Special B20 Germany-OECD-BIAC meeting at the OECD in Paris, designed to provide coordinated private-sector input to the G20 leaders, in advance of a key G20 sherpas meeting this week in Germany....
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USCIB Members Play Lead Role at 2017 SelectUSA (6/23/2017) - President Donald Trump's administration has adopted and expanded upon the Obama Administration “SelectUSA” annual conference to promote foreign direct investment (FDI) into the U.S. The 2017 “SelectUSA” conference was held June 18-20 at National Harbor in suburban Maryland, outside Washington. USCIB and ILO Hold Dialogue on Disabilities in the Workplace (6/23/2017) - In an effort to promote U.S. company membership in the ILO Global Business and Disability Network (GBDN), USCIB, AT&T and the ILO held an event at the AT&T Forum in Washington DC on June 20 for business leaders, “Promoting disability inclusion globally.” Celebrating 80 Years of the ICC Marketing Code (6/22/2017) - USCIB and others in the International Chamber of Commerce family are celebrating this year's 80th anniversary of the ICC Consolidated Code of Marketing and Advertising Communication Practice.
Update NAFTA, but Keep What’s Working, Says USCIB (6/13/2017) - The United States Council for International Business (USCIB), which represents the global interests of American companies, has released its recommendations to the Trump administration on priorities for the modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Shiles Joins USCIB as Head of ATA Carnet and Trade Services (5/15/2017) - Former FedEx executive and cargo industry veteran Andrew Shiles has joined the United States Council for International Business (USCIB) to lead the association’s dynamic portfolio of trade services, including the “merchandise passports” used by thousands of exporters around the world to get goods through customs quickly and easily.
The second annual “Reframing Human Rights Symposium” by Skytop Strategies, hosted by Bard College. This year’s program will assess t...June 28 - June 29 at BARD COLLEGE
The Global Forum brings together stakeholders from business, trade unions, civil society and academia to debate key global social and economic challe...June 29 - June 30 at OECD Conference Centre
From the President
USCIB CEO and President in New York Times (4/7/2017) - Today's edition of The New York Times features a letter to the editor from USCIB President and CEO Peter Robinson on UN reform and the need for the United States to continue to play a leading role in the UN system.
Member and Staff News
Shiles Joins USCIB as Head of ATA Carnet and Trade Services (5/15/2017) - Former FedEx executive and cargo industry veteran Andrew Shiles has joined the United States Council for International Business (USCIB) to lead the association’s dynamic portfolio of trade services, including the “merchandise passports” used by thousands of exporters around the world to get goods through customs quickly and easily.
The Big Idea: UN Climate Talks: Why the Private Sector Needs to Be Involved Now (5/1/2015) - UN engagement with the private sector is imperative from both an economic and environmental standpoint. We need to manage and address the risks of climate change, and doing so requires engaging all countries and societal partners. USCIB wants to make sure negotiators do not miss the opportunity to anchor business in climate deliberations. The Big Idea: The UN’s Development Agenda: An Opportunity to Cement Private Sector-Led Growth (9/1/2013) - The United Nations has embarked on an ambitious effort to define forward-looking objectives to succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which the UN adopted in 2000 and which set 2015 as a deadline to reach targets toward ending extreme poverty, ensuring universal primary education, curbing the spread of infectious diseases, and attaining a number of […]