Human rights

Business calls for National Action Plans on business and human rights

United Nations

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has joined with eight other business organizations to release a statement calling on states to implement the State Duty to Protect Human Rights. The statement on National Action Plans (NAPs) on Business and Human Rights was issued today on the concluding day of the United Nations Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights.

ICC calls on governments to advance human rights action plans

Legal & compliance

As the world's largest annual gathering on business and human rights gets underway in Geneva this week, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is calling on governments to heighten efforts to develop and implement national action plans.

ICC at the forefront on business and human rights

ICC Responsible business

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has co-developed a business statement with nine of the world’s leading business organizations affirming that respect for human rights is a key contribution to sustainable development.

ICC Tunisia Honorary Chairman receives Nobel Peace Prize 2015

ICC Responsible business

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) congratulates Wided Bouchamaoui, Honorary Chairman of ICC Tunisia and President of the Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA), for receiving the Nobel Peace Prize 2015.

ICC co-sponsors Economist report on business and human rights

ICC Application process

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has supported a new report published this week by the Economist Intelligence Unit which shows that a large majority of executives believe human rights are a matter for business, not just for governments.

ICC disappointed by Ecuador Initiative adoption

ICC Responsible business

ICC has expressed deep concern that the adoption of a resolution for a binding human rights treaty on multinational corporations will undermine progress already made by the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.