Determining how to best mobilise public funds is essential for sustainable development—particularly for developing countries. A holistic approach to tax policy, centred on economic growth, is key.
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As we reach the end of what has been a landmark year for the world business organization, we’ve selected some of 2017’s most memorable moments.
On 12 December, global heads of state, mayors, business leaders and major financial actors gathered in Paris on the second anniversary of the Paris Agreement. Here’s what you need to know.
Global business has emphasised its “strong and unequivocal” support for the World Trade Organization (WTO) in a statement issued at a major forum held today alongside the WTO’s 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11) in Buenos Aires.
As stakeholders from around the world prepare for the 2017 UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, here are three areas in which business is already making a difference.
SDG Business Forum 2017 High-level Political Forum, United Nations Business statement
Accelerating women’s economic empowerment for the 2030 development agenda: special remarks by John Danilovich
Your Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, The International Chamber of Commerce is honoured to be co-hosting today’s event with UN Women and the Governments of Costa Rica and the United Kingdom. The economic empowerment of women is a cornerstone of the Sustainable Development Goals.
His Excellency the President of ECOSOC, Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, As the Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business organization, it’s a great honor to be invited to deliver remarks at the start of the High-Level Political Forum’s review of SDG 9.
A high-level political forum, currently taking place at United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York, is gauging efforts undertaken to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) - launched in September 2015.
ICC’s Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) has called on United Nations’ member states to protect consumers from health and safety risks posed by counterfeits and pirated goods.