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Siemens named 2022 World’s Corporate Startup Stars

A total of 100 companies from all over the world have been named winners in the 2022 Corporate Startup Stars awards: 50 as Corporate Startup Stars and 50 companies named Open Innovation Challengers – with Siemens securing the top position.

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COP27 leaves 1.5 goal on “life support” says ICC Secretary General

Following the conclusion of the COP27 climate summit, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has issued the following statement.

G20 takeways for business

Against all expectations, the Indonesian G20 Presidency was able to secure a communique from this weeks' leaders' summit. No small feat in itself given the prevailing geopolitical context.

COP27: ICC reaffirms global business’ commitment to working towards a net zero future

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.

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.

COP27: New industry framework to measure sustainability of trade transactions

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.

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ICC acts to encourage diversity in selection of arbitrators

In the latest in a series of measures to improve diversity in arbitration, ICC has introduced standard language in its model letters to parties and co-arbitrators.

Renewed ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR delegations and Steering Committee scores high on diversity

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced the appointment of eight new Vice-Chairs to the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, ICC’s leading think tank in international dispute resolution.

World Chambers in the spotlight at Ibero-American Summit

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.