Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda of Japan, who will host the G8 Summit in Hokkaido Toyako, Japan on 7-9 July , today received the Vice-Chairman of ICC, the Hong Kong businessman Victor Fung.
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ICC has called upon G8 justice ministers and G8 foreign ministers to advocate measures for better intellectual property protection during the G8 Summit in Hokkaido Toyako, Japan next month.
World business stands ready to work closely with governments to find comprehensive and viable solutions for rising energy prices and demand for energy, ICC said in a letter to energy ministers who will be attending a G8 meeting in Aomori, Japan from 7 to 8 June.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has put forward a series of practical proposals to address environmental concerns through cooperative actions between governments and the private sector i n a letter to environment ministers attending the G8 environment ministers meeting, 24-26 May in Kobe, Japan.
Economists said global economic growth has slowed further since the beginning of the year and they expected growth to continue slackening over the coming six months, according to the last ICC/Ifo World Economic Survey released today.
ICC today commended G8 leaders for continuing to address the complicated and growing epidemic of counterfeiting and piracy at the annual G8 Summit, but expressed disappointment at the lack of substance on these issues in the outcome statement released at the G8 Summit in Heiligendamm last week.
ICC today welcomed the declaration on the Doha Round of multilateral trade negotiations issued at the G8 Summit last week in Heiligendamm, Germany and called on G8 leaders to translate their pledges into concrete progress at the negotiating table in the coming weeks.
ICC has welcomed progress negotiated at the G8 Summit last week in Heiligendamm, Germany addressing the challenge of climate change.
Lars Josefsson, Chief Executive Officer of Vattenfall and Climate Change Counsel to German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the upcoming G8 Summit, last week made a presentation on Vattenfall’s 3C Initiative on climate change to ICC’s Commission on Environment and Energy.
The leaders of the G8 must take bigger, bolder steps to beat back counterfeiting and piracy, the International Chamber of Commerce said today in a letter sent to G8 leaders in advance of their Summit Meeting in Heiligendamm, Germany. The ICC letter, signed by 23 CEOs and senior business executives, included recommendations for immediate actions to be taken by G8 countries.