Sustainability

10 ways ICC made business work in 2020

In a year that put to the test ICC’s ability to mobilise business behind global challenges, our pioneering spirit shone through to ensure our global institution lived up to its reputation as the trusted voice of business on issues facing people and planet.

ICC welcomes Japan commitment to net-zero

ICC – the institutional representative of 45 million companies – has welcomed today’s announcement by newly elected Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, committing Japan to achieving net zero emissions by 2050.

For Better Business Together launches in Ghana

ICC has joined forces with the Ministry of Business Development of Ghana, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Business for Peace Foundation to bolster the recovery and future resilience of businesses in the country in pursuit of Sustainable Development Goals.

The time to act is now, ICC tells UN Biodiversity Summit

Genuine resilience in the recovery from Covid-19 will only be achieved if there is concerted action to reverse biodiversity loss, ICC Secretary John W.H. Denton AO has stated in a message to today’s United Nations Summit on Biodiversity.

ICC First Vice-Chair becomes first LatAm business leader to take SME Climate Commitment

In a major international broadcast, Maria Fernanda Garza – ICC First Vice-Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Orestia – became one of the first signatories of the UN-recognised “SME Climate Commitment”, which forms part of the SME Climate Hub initiative launched to provide small businesses with clear commercial incentives to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.