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16 mei 2024

ICC’s debut at B7 Summit to drive a new course for global cooperation

The International Chamber of Commerce, the institutional representative of over 45 million companies in more than 170 countries, participated for the first time in the Business Federations of the Group of Seven (B7) Summit taking place in Rome on 17 May. The B7 is the official platform for the international business community to support the work of the G7, the most significant inter-governmental forum for the world's major advanced economies.

ICC’s debut at B7 Summit to drive a new course for global cooperation

15 mei 2024

New chair of Global ICC Environment and Energy Commission announced

ICC has announced the appointment of Rob Cameron, Global Head of ESG Engagement, Nestlé as the new Chair of the ICC Global Commission on Environment and Energy – a global forum of more than 500 members to shape policy discussions on the international sustainability agenda, including climate change and green economy.

New chair of Global ICC Environment and Energy Commission announced

3 mei 2024

New Dispute Resolution Governing Body Chair announced

ICC has announced a new chair and two new additions to its Governing Body for Dispute Resolution Services.

New Dispute Resolution Governing Body Chair announced

29 apr. 2024

Open letter on the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM)

In an open letter to European Commission Director-General for Taxation and Customs Union ICC is calling attention to the severe compliance challenges faced by companies during the first reporting period of the transitional phase of the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM)

Open letter on the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM)

24 apr. 2024

ICC Digital Standards Initiative launches complete framework for supply chain digitalisation

The Digital Standards Initiative (DSI) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has launched a complete framework for end-to-end supply chain digitalisation, based on its 18-month analysis covering all 36 key trade documents.

ICC Digital Standards Initiative launches complete framework for supply chain digitalisation

22 apr. 2024

Saudi Arabia and the Philippines to launch ATA operations in 2024

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) will welcome the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Republic of the Philippines as part of its ATA Carnet International Guaranteeing Chain (ATA Chain). The ATA Carnet is an international customs document operated since 1963 that allows duty- and tax-free temporary admission of goods for up to one year.

Saudi Arabia and the Philippines to launch ATA operations in 2024

17 apr. 2024

Study shows WTO collapse could slash exports of developing countries by 33%

New economic modelling shows developing economies would see significant long-term trade reductions without the safety-net of the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Study shows WTO collapse could slash exports of developing countries by 33%

10 apr. 2024

ICC Secretary General addresses environment ministers ahead of INC-4

ICC Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO has issued a letter to environment ministers, calling on them to prioritise tangible outcomes at the upcoming 4th negotiating session of the UNEP Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-4) to combat plastic pollution. With only two sessions remaining, Mr. Denton emphasises the urgency of forging a clear path forward and mobilising all sectors of society to address this pressing global issue.

ICC Secretary General addresses environment ministers ahead of INC-4

27 mrt. 2024

New Leadership Appointed to DSI Industry Advisory Board

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced new appointments to lead the Industry Advisory Board (IAB) of the Digital Standards Initiative, the global platform for digital trade standards alignment, adoption and engagement. Stephan Wolf of GLEIF assumes the Chair role, as the inaugural Chair Gerard Hartsink steps down. Robert Beideman of GS1, continues in his current role as Vice-Chair and is joined by ING banker Lynn Ng as newly appointed Vice-Chair.

New Leadership Appointed to DSI Industry Advisory Board

25 mrt. 2024

Digital tools central for development of MSME trade in Latin America

Digital tools and technologies play a crucial role in boosting trade for micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Latin America, reveals a new ICC report.

Digital tools central for development of MSME trade in Latin America

25 mrt. 2024

New version of Global Trade Modernization Index launches to accelerate digital trade

The ICC Digital Standards Initiative, the Asia Global Institute and Milken Institute have announced the launch of the BETA version of the Global Trade Modernization Index (GTMI) in Hong Kong. The new version marks the first update of the ALPHA version launched in March 2023.

New version of Global Trade Modernization Index launches to accelerate digital trade

22 mrt. 2024

ICC wins award for advancing inclusivity in arbitration

ICC has been awarded the Equal Representation in Arbitration (ERA) Pledge Award for exceptional contributions to promoting diversity and inclusion. The announcement was made last night at the prestigious Global Arbitration Review (GAR) Awards ceremony in Paris. It is the second time ICC has been recognised in this category.

ICC wins award for advancing inclusivity in arbitration

18 mrt. 2024

New ICC Hearing Centre unveiled

ICC has announced details on the opening of an ICC Hearing Centre in Paris, including its location, set-up and expected opening date.

New ICC Hearing Centre unveiled

15 mrt. 2024

ICC warns of multilateral trade challenges in CNBC interview

ICC Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO provided insights into the developments emerging from the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Ministerial Meeting (MC13) in Abu Dhabi.

ICC warns of multilateral trade challenges in CNBC interview

8 mrt. 2024

Celebrating International Women's Day

Embracing diversity, ICC's recent event on 'Diversity in Compliance' highlighted our dedication to creating an inclusive environment for all.

Celebrating International Women's Day

2 mrt. 2024

ICC responds to MC13

ICC has issued a statement upon conclusion of the World Trade Organization's 13th Ministerial Conference in Abu Dhabi.

ICC responds to MC13

22 feb. 2024

Shaping tomorrow's trade at the 13th Ministerial Conference (MC13)

As anticipation builds for the upcoming 13th Ministerial Conference in Abu Dhabi next week, the global stage is set for pivotal discussions that will shape the future of international trade. Among the pressing issues slated for deliberation is the fate of the World Trade Organization (WTO) moratorium on customs duties on electronic transmissions, poised to expire in February. The implications of its renewal or expiration loom large, particularly for the growing realms of e-commerce and digital trade.

Shaping tomorrow's trade at the 13th Ministerial Conference (MC13)

21 feb. 2024

ICC Secretary General John Denton’s open letter to trade ministers ahead of MC13

ICC Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO has issued a letter to trade ministers urging them to make every possible effort to ensure that the World Trade Organization’s 13th Ministerial Conference (MC13) delivers tangible outcomes to bolster the multilateral trading system.

ICC Secretary General John Denton’s open letter to trade ministers ahead of MC13

19 feb. 2024

ICC Forum seeks young regional representatives

The ICC Young Arbitration and ADR Forum (ICC YAAF) has launched a campaign to recruit young practitioners in the field of dispute resolution and avoidance as new regional representatives for its 2024-2026 mandate.

ICC Forum seeks young regional representatives

16 feb. 2024

Promoting Ethical Business Practices: Insights from International Commission Discussions

In an era marked by heightened scrutiny and evolving regulatory landscapes, maintaining ethical business practices is essential for organizations worldwide. During the last International Anti-corruption, Human Rights, and Corporate Governance commission, key aspects were presented and discussed in depth by the experts present. This article highlights some of the key aspects of these discussions. From cultivating a culture of integrity to addressing human rights concerns in the digital age, each discussion delved into practical strategies and considerations to promote international trade while ensuring sustainable growth. By embracing simplicity, transparency, and collaboration, businesses can navigate complexities while fostering trust and accountability in their operations, ultimately contributing to a more ethical and prosperous future for all stakeholders.

Promoting Ethical Business Practices: Insights from International Commission Discussions
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