The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) to launch the second edition of the Small Business Champions Initiative.
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Currently underway in the Swedish capital, Stockholm+50 commemorates the 50th anniversary of the United Nations (UN) Conference on the Human Environment, held in 1972 – which made the environment a pressing global issue for the first time. Aiming to drive action towards a healthy planet for the prosperity of all, the meeting brings leaders and representatives from governments, businesses, international organisations, civil society and youth together.
ICC has published updated guidance for responsible environmental marketing communications to help marketers and advertisers make truthful and useful environmental claims.
Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO has applauded the compromises made by governments to get a deal done at COP26 but says a concerted effort is now needed to keep 1.5C alive.
ICC has urged governments to make the “tough compromises” needed to secure meaningful agreements to accelerate climate action as COP26 draws to a close.
ICC has published a major report setting out proposals to tackle the longstanding challenge of defining and setting common standards for sustainable trade and associated financing.
The Make Climate Action Everyone’s Business Forum hosted by ICC from 1 –13 November 2021 will bring together more than 10,000 public and private sector participants from over 120 countries to align their climate ambitions and actions for the next decade.
ICC Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO has called on climate ministers to finally conclude a robust and workable rulebook to operationalise Article 6 of the Paris Climate Accord on international carbon markets., ahead of COP26 discussions next month.
ICC white paper identifies roadmap to boost the sustainability profile of US$700 billion export finance market.
ICC has announced plans to convene a major virtual conference on the margins of COP26.