ICC boosts G20 efforts to fight corruption

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Speaking at the Third Annual High-Level Anti-Corruption Conference for G20 Governments and Business taking place today in Paris, Erik Belfrage, Chair of the ICC Commission on Corporate Responsibility and Anti-corruption underscored how concrete ICC tools for training and capacity building help companies – particularly small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME) – fight corruption.

ICC puts business view at VAT talks

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The International Chamber of Commerce was involved in a high-level consultation in Rome with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), focusing on consumption taxes.

US official: Overseas investment brings benefits to our economy

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As it emerges from a deep recession, the US must reject protectionism and economic nationalism, and champion foreign investment as a key driver of prosperity, a top US State Department official told a conference organized by ICC’s representative in the US.

ICC Anti-Corruption Chair meets with OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria

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The economic crisis threatens an erosion of ethical standards but also provides a unique opportunity for business and government to reinforce their commitment to fighting corruption, ICC Commission on Anti-Corruption Chairman François Vincke told Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Secretary General Angel Gurría.

Productive policies needed to expand Internet, ICC tells OECD

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Maximizing the economic potential of the Internet and information and communication technologies will require not only investment in infrastructure but also policy reform, Subramaniam Ramadorai, Chair of ICC’s initiative, Business Action to Support the Information Society (BASIS), said today during an OECD Ministerial Meeting on the future of the Internet economy.