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USCIB Leads Business Voices at UNCTAD’s World Investment Forum (10/20/2021) - USCIB again provided international business community leadership at the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)’s World Investment Forum (WIF), a summit level meeting held virtually this year from UNCTAD’s Geneva headquarters. USCIB President/CEO Peter Robinson was a private sector speaker at one of the Summit leaders’ plenary panels, reprising a lead role he had taken at two earlier UNCTAD […]
USCIB Acknowledges the G20 Finance Ministers Endorsement of the October Two-Pillar Global Tax Proposals (10/14/2021) - Washington D.C., October 13, 2021—The United States Council for International Business (USCIB) notes the endorsement by the G-20 Finance Ministers today of the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework landmark deal announced on October 8. The deal, agreed by 136 countries, including the US, establishes a new framework for international tax reform represented by two distinct proposals or pillars. The two-pillar solution will […]
Robinson Joins Business, Health and Employer Experts at IOE Event on COVID-19: What Employers Need to Know on Vaccinations and Prevention (10/11/2021) - As employers remain on the frontline of the pandemic response, caught between calls to mandate vaccination in the workplace and demands to respect the decisions on vaccination of the individual, the International Organization of Employers (IOE) hosted a timely dialogue, "COVID-19: What Employers Need to Know on Vaccinations and Prevention."
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Press Releases

USCIB Acknowledges the G20 Finance Ministers Endorsement of the October Two-Pillar Global Tax Proposals (10/14/2021) - Washington D.C., October 13, 2021—The United States Council for International Business (USCIB) notes the endorsement by the G-20 Finance Ministers today of the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework landmark deal announced on October 8. The deal, agreed by 136 countries, including the US, establishes a new framework for international tax reform represented by two distinct proposals or pillars. The two-pillar solution will […]
USCIB Applauds Launch of Trade and Technology Council (TTC), Urges Timely Conclusion of New Privacy Shield Framework (9/22/2021) - Washington D.C., September 21, 2021—The U.S. Council for International Business (USCIB), a cross-sectoral trade association of companies active in transatlantic business, welcomes the cooperative spirit underlying the US-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC), which will be formally launched on September 29 in Pittsburgh, PA.
Business Partners to CONVINCE Supports Global Workplace Vaccine Requirements (8/2/2021) - Business Partners to CONVINCE (BP2C), a global communication and education initiative to promote COVID-19 vaccine acceptance among private sector employers and employees, released a statement commending the Biden administration’s announcement on July 29 that it will require all federal employees to attest their vaccination status or be subject to masking, social distancing and COVID-19 testing requirements.

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Positions and Statements

USCIB Acknowledges the G20 Finance Ministers Endorsement of the October Two-Pillar Global Tax Proposals (10/14/2021) - Washington D.C., October 13, 2021—The United States Council for International Business (USCIB) notes the endorsement by the G-20 Finance Ministers today of the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework landmark deal announced on October 8. The deal, agreed by 136 countries, including the US, establishes a new framework for international tax reform represented by two distinct proposals or pillars. The two-pillar solution will […]
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:
Business Partners to CONVINCE Supports Global Workplace Vaccine Requirements (8/2/2021) - Business Partners to CONVINCE (BP2C), a global communication and education initiative to promote COVID-19 vaccine acceptance among private sector employers and employees, released a statement commending the Biden administration’s announcement on July 29 that it will require all federal employees to attest their vaccination status or be subject to masking, social distancing and COVID-19 testing requirements.

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

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 […]
Brands on a Mission: USCIB Interviews Public Health Expert and Acclaimed Author Myriam Sidibe (7/9/2020) - USCIB sat down (virtually) with Myriam Sidibe, author of "Brands on a Mission: How to achieve social impact and business growth through purpose" (Routledge, 2020).

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Member and Staff News

Job Opening: Executive Assistant, Office of the President, New York City (8/20/2021) - Position: Executive Assistant, Office of the President Reports to: President and Chief Executive Officer Office: New York City 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 firms from every sector of our […]
Job Opening: Policy and Program Associate, Sustainability, New York City (8/20/2021) - Position: Policy and Program Associate, Sustainability Organization: United States Council for International Business Reports to: Senior Vice President for Policy and Global Strategy Office: New York City 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 firms […]
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