Sustainable1Cost-effective, science and risk-based cooperative environmental and energy policies

• Address the challenges of climate change while protecting energy security, promoting innovation and efficiency and advancing resilience to climate impacts
• Provide multilateral solutions to trans-boundary environment, energy and climate challenges, and reject unilateral, arbitrary measures that disqualify technology or energy options
• Ensure science and risk-based life-cycle approaches to chemicals management in the APEC, the OECD, UNEP and the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management
• Support voluntary labeling and access to environmental information that protects confidential business information and provides credible information for consumer choices

Pro-growth, market oriented policies that promote sustainable development

• Develop multilateral and national partnership frameworks to incentivize private sector involvement in sustainable development planning, implementation and risk allocation minimization
• Maintain technology neutral policies and other enabling frameworks to encourage trade and investment in cleaner technologies and energy sources


Related Committees

Climate Change - The Climate Change Committee supports the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and represents American business interests at global climate negotiations.
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.
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.
Product Policy - The International Product Policy Working Group ensures that U.S. products have timely access to markets around the world.