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The 2017 United Nations Ocean Conference took place earlier this month seeking to mobilize action for the conservation and sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources.
ICC today urged the Organization for Economic Development and Cooperation (OECD) to promote awareness of the world business organization’s codes on environmental claims in advertising and to foster exchanges of information on research regarding consumer perceptions.
As more consumers consider environmental features important in their purchasing decisions, businesses have a keen interest in communicating the ‘green’ attributes of their products.
To assist in the worldwide quest for greater energy efficiency and more secure energy supplies, ICC published two papers this month, authored by its Commission on Environment and Energy, that spell out the crucial role business will continue to play and the policies that will underpin this process.
The lead editorial in The Economist of 9 October 1999 argues that the claim by green activists that free trade in general and the World Trade Organization in particular are ruining the global environment is "plain wrong" as a general statement.