Many initiatives have highlighted the ways technology can be leveraged for sustainable economic development. The Internet accounts for a significant and growing portion of global GDP and governments continue to grapple with policy options to ensure benefits are wide-spread and empower local populations.
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The first-ever Permanent Observer of ICC to the United Nations, Louise Kantrow, presented her credentials to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres during an official ceremony at UN Headquarters in New York yesterday.
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal, today met with the Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) António Guterres, at UN headquarters in New York. It was their first meeting since the historic decision to grant ICC Observer Status at the UN General Assembly last December.
ICC Executive Board member Sheikh Khalifa Bin Jassim Bin Mohammed Al Thani and former Board Member of ICC UK Kenneth Gardener have become the latest recipients of the prestigious ICC Merchants of Peace Award.
The International Chamber of Commerce Business Action to Support the Information Society (ICC BASIS) co-organised a workshop with the Government of Egypt and the Internet Society to focus global discussion on how to make sure access to the Internet is feasible and beneficial for everyone.
In an unprecedented move, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly has today granted Observer Status to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
Scientists, industry-leaders and policymakers gathered in Paris on Friday to discuss the economic potential of resource efficiency, as well as its role in limiting global warming and putting the world on a more sustainable, equitable development track.
With the United Nation’s (UN) General Assembly week in full swing, a number of high-level meetings today will focus on the issue of accelerating capital flows and investment for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Last year, 20 of the world’s leading businesses called on world leaders to commit to working actively and constructively with the private sector to achieve the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.
The scale and ambition of the 2030 Agenda creates a tremendous opportunity for the private sector to demonstrate the central role it plays in sustainable development and human prosperity.