Review the latest news, upcoming events and other information from the United States Council for International Business. For media inquires, please visit the Press Center.
Annual APEC Summit Fails to Reach Consensus (12/5/2018) - The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leadership Summit held its annual summit this year in Papua New Guinea (PNG) November 12-18, but for the first time in the Forum’s history, economies attending failed to reach consensus. The area of contention was around the Multilateral Trade System (MTS) section.
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.”
The Katowice Climate Change Conference will include the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the UNFCCC, along with meetings of t...December 3 - December 14
Hosted at the Delegates Dining Room at the United Nations HQ USCIB is delighted to honor Paul Polman, chief executive officer of Unilever. Each year...December 11
Positions and Statements
USCIB Outlines AI Policy Priorities (10/23/2018) - In response to a Federal Register request for information concerning the National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research and Development Strategic Plan, USCIB submitted comments outlining AI policy priorities.
Post-Brexit Trade: An Opportunity to Set New Standards (3/12/2018) - As the UK prepares to leave the European Union, the country is at a crossroads. To deliver success means delivering trade deals fast, and the only way to do that is to be more innovative, explains Chris Southworth, the secretary general of ICC United Kingdom. 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.