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751_image001For over 70 years, USCIB has provided American business with a voice in the global arena, bringing our members’ views to bear on major public policy issues in the United States, other countries and international organizations like the UN, the OECD and the ILO.

Our unique advocacy platforms enable American companies to help shape the laws, rules and policies that directly impact their international operations. We also provide a broad range of services to assist companies, both large and small, in accessing foreign markets and doing business overseas.

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USCIB maintains an extensive roster of issue specialists who can address a wide variety of topics. Tap the expertise of our staff, our member executives and our global business network for your next story.

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Jonathan Huneke

VP, Communications & Public Affairs

(212) 703-5043 or jhuneke@uscib.org

Press Releases

USCIB Welcomes Signing of US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (12/5/2018) - “USCIB welcomes the signing of the USMCA, which was successfully concluded last month. The agreement contains several provisions important to our members, recognizing the many changes in the North American and global economies since the original NAFTA was signed a quarter-century ago. Modernized provisions including those on digital trade and customs are key to allowing U.S. companies to continue to thrive in the North American market.
Unilever CEO Paul Polman to Be Honored by USCIB at Annual Gala (11/19/2018) - New York, N.Y., November 20, 2018 – Paul Polman, chief executive officer of Unilever, will be honored by the United States Council for International Business (USCIB), which represents America’s leading global companies, at the organization’s 2018 International Leadership Award Dinner. The gala event will be held on December 11 at the Delegates Dining Room at the United Nations HQ in New York City, under the theme “Business and Society: Creating Shared Value.”

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Op-Eds and Speeches

USCIB’s Donnelly Talks Sri Lanka With Washington Times (11/12/2018) - USCIB Vice President for Investment and Financial Services Shaun Donnelly took a break from NAFTA/USMCA, the WTO and ISDS to be interviewed by The Washington Times Foreign Editor David Sands on November 8 on one chapter in his previous life as an American diplomat, serving as U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka twenty years ago. 
Op-Ed Dispels Myths of Business “Conflict of Interest” at UN (9/25/2018) - As the annual United Nations General Assembly is underway in New York this week and next, USCIB President and CEO Peter Robinson contributed a timely op-ed in The Hill, titled "UN's private-sector phobia prevents if from hitting its lofty goals."

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Media Coverage

Robinson Contributes Letter to FT on Making Internet Affordable to All (10/23/2018) - FT featured a letter by USCIB CEO and President Peter Robinson in response to an editorial "The web should be open to all the world's citizens" on October 11.
Donnelly Talks Trade and Diplomacy (and Soybeans) in Podcast Interview (8/16/2018) - USCIB's Shaun Donnelly takes listeners of the "American Diplomat" podcast on a deep dive into American commercial diplomacy.