Sustainable Development

John Denton, ICC Secretary General joins UN Global compact board

ICC John Denton Icc Secretary General Joins Un Global Compact Board

The United Nations (UN) Global Compact has announced that John W.H. Denton AO, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), has joined its Board as a new Member. The UN Global Compact Board plays an important role in shaping the strategy and policy of the initiative, which acts as the UN flagship for responsible business action.

Business commits to beat plastic pollution

ICC Business Commits To Beat Plastic Pollution

ICC, the world business organization, is marking World Environment Day by highlighting innovative companies around the world committed to beat plastic pollution.

What does cultural diversity mean to you?

ICC What Does Cultural Diversity Mean To You

Today is the United Nations’ (UN) World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. To mark the occasion, ICC’s interns shared why they think cultural diversity matters.

3 steps to leverage technology for Global Goals

participants of the 2017 WSIS Forum

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.

UN Oceans Conference side-event showcases private sector solutions to worsening climate impacts

Oceans are under threat from climate change impacts

In what ways can the private sector fight climate change affecting our oceans? With climate change effects on the ocean having a growing impact on economies, food and water security, settlement patterns and human safety and security, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), is joining forces with the World Maritime University (WMU) and the Government of Sweden to host discussions on the role of the private sector in providing practical solutions to address the problem.