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ICC documents available for download include rules and standards, practical guidelines and reference works. Essential for bankers, lawyers, arbitrators, academics and anyone involved in cross border trade, all documents aim to facilitate business and spread best practice worldwide.

ICC Centenary Declaration on Dispute Prevention and Resolution

Issued on 19 January 2023 by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the ICC Declaration on Dispute Prevention and Resolution honours the Centenary of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (ICC Court) setting out a vision to shape dispute resolution and prevention for the next century.

Data Management Guide for Small Business

This guide from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the University of Vienna aims to introduce micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) to key concepts of the data economy and provide a concrete methodology and best practices to properly leverage data and play a more active role in the data economy.

Position Paper on Drafting ICC Rules for Supply Chain Finance

Following market demands to standardise supply chain finance (SCF) practice globally, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has released a position paper analysing the preconditions for drafting ICC rules for SCF. The paper follows consultations gathering ICC members’ views on the relevance and opportunity of drafting ICC rules for SCF in the future.

Gold Standards for the World’s Companies to Incorporate Open Innovation and Corporate-Startup Collaboration 

With the goal of encouraging open innovation, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in partnership with Mind the Bridge defined and set the standards for corporations looking to collaborate with startups on open innovation initiatives. This documents provides definitions and an open innovation readiness self-assessment tool, alongside an overview of global initiatives and enabling factors for open innovation.  

MSME Digital Exports in Southeast Asia – A study of MSME digital exports in 10 ASEAN markets

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Google have partnered to research digital exports of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Southeast Asia to inform policy discussions and develop tailored training programmes to upskill and empower MSMEs in the region.

Critical Design Features for Effective Carbon Pricing – A Business Perspective

This ICC report provides a roadmap for policymakers looking to implement or improve carbon pricing mechanisms to reduce carbon emissions. It does so by outlining critical design features for carbon pricing mechanisms and presenting five case studies on key features in existing systems.

How competition policy acts as a barrier to climate action

This ICC white paper explores how to bridge the gap between businesses, and competition authorities, who hold conflicting perspectives on the value of business collaboration to achieve their own and/or global sustainability goals. It provides real-world business cases and proposes dos and don’ts for businesses looking to cooperate with competitors to contribute to the fight against climate change.

ICC Standards for Sustainable Trade and Sustainable Trade Finance: Wave 1 Framework

With the goal of setting standards for sustainable trade, ICC published the Wave 1 Framework. The framework assesses both the environmental sustainability of a transaction, and how it supports socio-economically sustainable development. It is designed to advance two objectives: support business in meeting both the Paris Agreement objective of limiting global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Business statement: Accelerating climate adaptation for every child

Ahead of COP27, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and global business leaders have released a joint statement calling on governments and businesses to take decisive action in accelerating climate adaptation and ensuring that the focus on children’s rights remain central to discussions, negotiations, and actions.

2022 ICC Trade Register report: Global risks in trade finance

The 2022 edition of the ICC Trade Register includes a first look at credit risk performance of trade finance in a ‘post-COVID’ economy. It is an updated market forecasts for global trade and trade finance in the emerging macroeconomic climate.