Speaking at the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, ICC Global Policy Director Andrew Wilson sent a strong message to climate ministers on the importance of successful outcomes at COP27.
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COP27: Business review of carbon pricing regimes shows clear opportunities to boost decarbonisation efforts
A major study of the functioning of five major carbon pricing systems has highlighted significant progress made in adopting market-based systems – while pointing to the need to further drive and optimise the design of such policies to accelerate emissions reductions and boost energy security.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has published a pilot version of the first-ever industry framework to assess the sustainability performance of trade transactions.
The ICC World Chambers Federation and the Bogotá Chamber of Commerce hosted the First Ibero-American Summit on Sustainability and Innovation in Business, during which international speakers, panellists and experts highlighted the crucial role played by chambers of commerce in encouraging the development of SMEs and fostering public-private partnerships around the world.
ICC launches call for businesses to pilot new sustainability framework for trade transactions in textiles sector
A month ahead of the start of this year’s United Nations climate summit (“COP27”), the International Chamber of Commerce has launched a call to banks, corporates and technology companies to participate in piloting a ground-breaking framework to grade the sustainability profile of individual trade transactions.
The winners and runners-up of the 2022 edition of the Small Business Champions Competition were announced at a virtual event co-organised by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Informal Working Group on Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) and the International Trade Centre (ITC).
ICC has announced four appointments to lead the work of its Global Environment and Energy Commission, a global forum for the business community to shape policy discussions on the international sustainability agenda, including climate change and green economy.
A major independent report published today by ICC spotlights the need for a significant overhaul of global trade rules if governments are to meet their stated aim of accelerating the adoption of circular business models.
ICC has welcomed plans to create a pan African Green infrastructure Investment Bank. The announcement was made at last weekend’s African Sovereign Wealth and Pension Fund Leaders Forum as part of the 2021 Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, hosted by the United Nations United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.
ICC Sustainability Working Group announces new project to review the state of sustainable finance across the export finance industry
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Global Export Finance Committee’s Sustainability Working Group (ICC-SWG) has commissioned International Financial Consulting Ltd. and Acre Impact Capital to develop a white paper, to be published in June 2021.