G20

Industry is a driver of innovation for global climate protection

Dr Kurt Bock, CEO BASF

The G20 Summit gets underway on Friday in Hamburg, Germany bringing together leaders of the world's largest economies. Expectations for the group to endorse an ambitious climate and energy action plan are high but in this guest blog for ICC, Kurt Bock, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors and CEO of BASF, and Chairman of the Business-20 (B20) Taskforce on Energy, Climate & Resource Efficiency says successful climate protection will only be possible through collective, global action.

5 key takeaways from the ICC World Trade Agenda Day

ICC World Trade Agenda Day

The ICC World Trade Agenda Day took place this week in London—in partnership with the Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry—bringing together international and British business leaders to make a positive case for global trade amid a growing tide of protectionism and anti-globalisation rhetoric.

Four ways to boost global trade

Investment

This year's G20 Leaders Summit concluded last week in Hangzhou, China. The event took place against a backdrop of sluggish GDP growth and growing concerns about stagnating living standards - leading G20 leaders to place a heavy emphasis on global trade as an engine of inclusive growth and job creation in their annual communiqué.

G20 Summit: ICC high hopes for marked progress

ICC World Chambers

An ICC delegation of business leaders has arrived in Hangzhou on the eve of the G20 Summit with high expectations for world leaders to make progress on a range of policy issues that can drive sustainable and inclusive growth in the global economy.

G20: Seven steps to sustained economic growth

ICC World Chambers

The International Chamber of Commerce has put forward a set of business recommendations to help leaders of the world's major economies prepare for discussions on the world’s most pressing economic policy challenges at next month's G20 Summit taking place Hangzhou, China.