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News Stories

USCIB Participates in ICC Sweden’s Sustainability Committee Meeting in Stockholm (6/22/2022) - On the margins of the UN meeting, Stockholm+50, on the morning of June 3, ICC Sweden opened up their Sustainability Committee Meeting to the public and invited a group of speakers to discuss current environmental policy trends from a global perspective.  
Vinblad Speaks on Panel Co-Organized by ILO, UNEP and UNICEF at UN Stockholm+50 (6/22/2022) - USCIB participated in the high-level international meeting, UN Stockholm+50 from June 2-3 in Stockholm, Sweden, joining over 4,000 other participants. The meeting was planned as a key milestone en route to the United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP27) in Egypt later this year.
USCIB Comments on Proposed SEC Climate Risk Disclosure Rule, Emphasizing Considerations for Global Companies (6/22/2022) - USCIB filed comments on June 17 on a proposed Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rule on climate risk disclosure applicable to public companies. USCIB Committees on Corporate Responsibility and Labor Affairs, Corporate Governance and Environment all contributed to the development of USCIB’s SEC submission.
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Press Releases

Temperatures Soared in Geneva and So Did the WTO! (6/17/2022) - Washington D.C., June 17, 2022—Despite a shaky start, the WTO negotiators delivered a historic trade deal this morning. After hours of negotiations, the 164-country organization adopted the “Geneva Package” with commitments on some very difficult issues, including pandemic response, intellectual property, fisheries, food security, electronic commerce and institutional reform. For many, this Ministerial was about the continued viability of the […]
USCIB Calls on International Community to Fight for Human Rights of LGBTQI+ Individuals (6/1/2022) - June 1, 2022, New York, NY — On occasion of Pride Month this month, the United States Council for International Business (USCIB) re-emphasizes its committment to fight for LGBTQI+ equality and inclusion throughout the year. As stated in Article 1 of the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights, “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.”
USCIB Joins Global Trade and Industry in Statement to Urge WTO to Renew Moratorium on Customs Duties on Electronic Transmissions (5/18/2022) - May 17, 2022, New York, NY — The United States Council for International Business (USCIB) joined today nearly 100 other global trade and industry associations to urge WTO members to renew the Moratorium on Customs Duties on Electronic Transmissions at the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference in June. According to the statement, allowing the Moratorium to expire would be a historic setback for the WTO, representing an […]

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Positions and Statements

Temperatures Soared in Geneva and So Did the WTO! (6/17/2022) - Washington D.C., June 17, 2022—Despite a shaky start, the WTO negotiators delivered a historic trade deal this morning. After hours of negotiations, the 164-country organization adopted the “Geneva Package” with commitments on some very difficult issues, including pandemic response, intellectual property, fisheries, food security, electronic commerce and institutional reform. For many, this Ministerial was about the continued viability of the […]
USCIB Calls on International Community to Fight for Human Rights of LGBTQI+ Individuals (6/1/2022) - June 1, 2022, New York, NY — On occasion of Pride Month this month, the United States Council for International Business (USCIB) re-emphasizes its committment to fight for LGBTQI+ equality and inclusion throughout the year. As stated in Article 1 of the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights, “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.”
USCIB Calls for Elimination of Child Labor, Calls on Governments to Invest in Rule of Law (6/1/2022) - On this World Day Against Child Labor, the United States Council for International Business (USCIB) joins the chorus of global voices calling for elimination of child labor.

From the President

USCIB President Peter Robinson Issues Statement Upon Death of Richard Trumka (8/16/2021) - New York, N.Y., August 05, 2021—USCIB President and CEO Peter Robinson has issued the following statement upon the death of Richard Trumka:
Robinson Featured in ILO’s “First Person: COVID-19 Stories” Series (6/18/2020) - Recently, USCIB President and CEO Peter Robinson gave an interview of how the pandemic has affected USCIB, how it is responding, lessons learned from the experience and how we will all be "confronting a new reality" rather than a "return to normal."

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Op-Eds and Speeches

USCIB Calls for Elimination of Child Labor, Calls on Governments to Invest in Rule of Law (6/1/2022) - On this World Day Against Child Labor, the United States Council for International Business (USCIB) joins the chorus of global voices calling for elimination of child labor.
Donnelly Co-Authors Op-Ed in The Hill on Commercial Diplomacy (2/3/2021) - USCIB Senior Advisor Shaun Donnelly and his longtime State Department colleague Ambassador (ret.) Tony Wayne recently co-wrote an op-ed in The Hill titled, “Biden’s Trade Policy Needs Effective Commercial Diplomacy.” Wayne and Donnelly, both retired U.S. ambassadors, ran the State Department’s Economic and Business Bureau in the early 2000s; Wayne served as assistant secretary and Donnelly was his principal deputy […]

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Member and Staff News

USCIB Members General Motors and Uber Receive Accolades from the Coalition for Integrity (5/24/2022) - The Coalition for Integrity (“C4I”), a top Washington-based group promoting integrity and combatting bribery and corruption, handed out its two major awards for 2022 at its annual session late May 19.  Both awards went to USCIB members. 
Job Opening: Policy and Program Associate, Corporate Responsibility & Labor Affairs, New York City (2/18/2022) - Position: Policy and Program Associate, Corporate Responsibility & Labor Affairs Organization: United States Council for International Business Reports to: Vice President of Corporate Responsibility and Labor Affairs THE OPPORTUNITY – About USCIB Founded in 1945, USCIB promotes open markets, competitiveness and innovation, sustainable development and corporate responsibility, supported by international engagement and regulatory coherence. Its members include U.S.-based global companies and professional services […]
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