As the e-G8 gets underway in Paris on 24-25 May, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has reiterated its long-standing belief that Internet policy issues are most effectively addressed with the involvement of all relevant stakeholders on an equal footing, and highlighted global business positions on several policy topics to be discussed at the event.
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Attracting private investment that supports economic growth in the world’s least developed countries relies heavily on creating conducive environments, business representatives told heads of state, ministers, and business and civil society leaders participating in the Fourth UN Conference on Least Developed Countries (LDCs) on 9-13 May.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has released a new report that provides compelling evidence of the value of IP and the benefits provided by strong enforcement of IP regulations to protect against IP theft.
The study, Intellectual Property: Powerhouse for Innovation and Economic Growth, is the result of a collaborative effort on the part of ICC BASCAP and the ICC Commission on Intellectual Property.
Burdensome and discriminatory taxes unnecessarily stifle the adoption and use of broadband, mobile and other advanced information and communication technology (ICT) sector tools that are major drivers of development and growth in the information-based economy of the 21st century, said ICC today.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have created a database of trade finance transactions that show the low-risk nature of lending and guarantees to support imports and exports.
To spur economic recovery and drive growth, there must be awareness among world leaders to the advantages of getting Internet policy right.
Information and communications technologies (ICTs) will continue to play a major role to ensure long-term economic growth, the ICC Commission on E-business, IT and Telecoms (EBITT) said today.
After two years of robust economic growth, prospects for the global economy dimmed slightly in the third quarter, an about face from more than a year of rosy forecasts, according to the latest World Economic Survey by CESifo and the International Chamber of Commerce, released today.
World business leaders today called on governments to join them in creating the right conditions for information and communication technologies and the internet to reach their full potential as engines of economic growth and social development.