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4 Things to Know About the 2020 Oslo Business for Peace Award

Business for Peace Award

The ability to generate profits typically determines a company’s success. But leadership today requires business leaders to demonstrate that profit comes with a real purpose. While numbers are still as important as ever, more and more companies are doubling down to make their mark beyond profit margins.

2021 World Chambers Congress: Who are our finalists?

highlights opening day 10th world chambers congress

The race is on to see which city will welcome the 12th edition of the largest global chamber event of its kind, the World Chambers Congress. Four chambers are in the running for the World Chambers Federation's (WCF) flagship event, returning in 2021 to the Africa/Middle East region.

Chambers take lead to help prepare businesses for the next big disaster

Chambers take lead to help prepare businesses for the next big disaster

In recent months, the world has been hit with an unprecedented number of hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires—each leaving behind devastating destruction and havoc in their wake. Observing the United Nation’s International Day for Disaster Reduction, we take a look at how chambers of commerce are working to raise awareness of the importance of disaster prevention and protection, and efforts to reduce the number of businesses adversely affected.

ATA Carnet advances towards digitisation

ICC WCF works towards digitisation of ATA Carnet system

The World Chambers Federation (WCF) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is moving closer to creating a digitalised ATA Carnet system, following the conclusion of a successful meeting at the World Customs Organization (WCO) on 30 June 2017 in Brussels.

BRICS must engage with chambers to drive inclusive economic growth

Peter Mihok

Speaking on a panel on Boosting Economic Cooperation in BRICS counties at the recent St Petersburg International Economic Forum, World Chambers Federation Chair Peter Mihok urged BRICS stakeholders to ensure the active engagement of chambers of commerce and their business communities, in key BRICS dialogue and projects. 

20 countries members of the CO Accreditation Chain

ICC Certificate of Origin

Local chambers in Italy, Norway, Poland, the United States and the United Arab Emirates have become the latest members of the International Certificate of Origin (CO) Accreditation Chain.