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November 30, 2016-At COP22 in Marrakesh, USCIB joined over 40 other business groups to endorse the Marrakesh Declaration, a vision for private-sector action on climate....
Featured Story: Private Sector Unites for Action Under Paris Climate Agreement
BIAC Holds Annual Consultation With OECD Ambassadors (2/21/2017) - BIAC held its annual consultation with OECD Ambassadors last month, providing an opportunity for the business community to identify priorities for the OECD agenda that affect both the private sector and governments. ICC Welcomes New Court Secretary General and Deputy Secretary General (2/21/2017) - The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has recently announced the appointment of Alexander G. Fessas as Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (“ICC Court”) and Director of ICC Dispute Resolution Services and Ana Serra e Moura as Deputy Secretary General of the ICC Court.
Facilitating the Digital Transformation: The Enabling Role of the OECD, March 8, 2017, Washington, DC...March 8
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ICC Commission on Corporate Responsibility & Anti-corruption meeting in Mexico....March 8
USCIB in the News: Joint Letter Seeks Fair Play in India (2/6/2017) - USCIB has recently been cited in two articles, the Economic Times India and the International Business Times India, both of which featured a multi-industry letter that was sent to Congress regarding the United States’ role in ensuring fair play in India for American companies.
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USCIB in the News: Joint Letter Seeks Fair Play in India (2/6/2017) - USCIB has recently been cited in two articles, the Economic Times India and the International Business Times India, both of which featured a multi-industry letter that was sent to Congress regarding the United States’ role in ensuring fair play in India for American companies. ICC Statement on Code Interpretation/Reference Guide on Advertising to Children (12/15/2016) - The Reference Guide on Advertising to Children can be found here. ICC Statement on Code Interpretation The International Chamber of Commerce Consolidated Code of Marketing and Advertising Practice (ICC Code) sets forth standards for marketing communications, including provisions addressing special responsibilities for marketing “products” (as defined by the ICC Code, which includes services)to children and young people. […]
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 […]