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.
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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.
ICC has today called on governments to “get smart” in how they use carbon pricing instruments to accelerate the transition to a net-zero economy at the lowest possible economic cost.
The Women Traders in the AfCFTA, a partnership formed by ICC, UPS, Trade Law Centre (Tralac), and West Blue Consulting, met at Expo 2020 Dubai to support women-led SMEs in Africa.
ICC has today announced a number of new appointments to lead the work of its Banking Commission – the leading standard-setting body for international trade finance transactions. Lynn Ng of ING becomes new Commission Chair.
ICC white paper identifies roadmap to boost the sustainability profile of US$700 billion export finance market.
ICC and ECA open continental Centre of Entrepreneurship to support next generation of African entrepreneurs
ICC and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa ECA have launched the ICC-ECA Centre of Entrepreneurship. First hubs were announced in Ghana, Kenya, Morocco and Nigeria to inspire innovation and improve the business environment for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Africa.
ICC announces formation of new Industry Advisory Board (IAB) to support the Digital Standards Initiative
ICC has today announced the formation of a new Industry Advisory Board (IAB) to support the growing mandate of the ICC Digital Standards Initiative (DSI). Gerard Hartsink has been appointed Chair of the Board.
ICC sits down with Damien Bruckard, Deputy Director of ICC Trade and Investment, to discuss the orgnaisation's response to economic developments created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
ICC TRADECOMM™ – designed to unlock the global US$1.5 trillion dollar trade finance gap – will enable local SMEs to tap into new financing options.