ICC has released business recommendations to facilitate border processes and the customs clearance of essential humanitarian relief shipments. The recommendations were introduced this week as part of the Humanitarian Networks and Partnership Week 2019 (HNPW), hosted by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).
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A total of 156 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) in the first nine months of 2018 compared to 121 for the same period in 2017.
ICC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Anti-Counterfeiting Network React to develop a global Landlords Liability Programme.
ICC Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO joined renowned development economist Jeffrey Sachs at Columbia University last week to discuss a proposed Global Pact for the Environment, presented to the United Nations General Assembly by President of France Emmanuel Macron.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Business for Peace (BfP) Foundation are currently seeking candidates for the 2019 Oslo Business for Peace Award. The prestigious award recognises exemplary leaders who promote socially responsible and ethical business practices, benefitting both business and society.
As part of the United Nations (UN) High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in New York, the SDG Business Forum gathered governments and business leaders to take stock on progress made so far on the SDGs.
Speaking on behalf of 45 million companies, employing over 1 billion workers, the International Chamber of Commerce has issued the following statement in response to a recently leaked draft US Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act that would permit unilateral tariff hikes and abandon core principles of World Trade Organization (WTO) rules.
Unwitting or not, landlords are key intermediaries in the US$917 billion global trade in counterfeit goods. Here are several steps landlords can take to combat illegal economic activity.
In our increasingly connected world, the net benefits of globalisation are often undermined by corruption and other types of unethical decision-making. Here’s what the world business organization is doing to foster fair and inclusive economies.
As the United Nations’ (UN) “Decade of Action” for water begins this year, the role of business in the responsible stewardship of our most vital natural resource is most important than ever. Read our statement on water and business.