Environment & Energy

11th World Chambers Congress concludes in Rio

The 11th World Chambers of Congress drew to end in Rio de Janeiro today following three days of engagement on key issues affecting chambers and their respective business communities.

ICC letter calls on UN environment ministers for bold recommendations

Business’ calls for G20 commitments to climate change to be upheld

International Chamber of Commerce Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO has issued a letter to Environment Ministers of all United Nations’ Member States calling for bold, forward-looking recommendations from its third and final substantive session to be brought to the United Nations’ General Assembly in New York.

5 takeaways from the 5th ICC Asia Pacific CEO Forum

The 5th ICC Asia Pacific CEO Forum took place this week in Jakarta, bringing together government and business leaders for discussions on some of the most pressing global issues for people and the planet.

ICC convenes high-level business roundtable on the UN Global Pact for the Environment

Laurent Fabius, Former French Prime Minister in ICC

What should be the scope of an international treaty dedicated to the principles that guide environmental protection? In its capacity as Permanent Observer to the United Nations General Assembly and representing the UN Environment Focal Point, ICC hosted discussions at its global headquarters in Paris last week to consider the business perspective for a strong UN Global Pact for the Environment and how such a Pact could address gaps in international environmental law.