• ICC partners with the Business and Climate Summit

      ICC partners with the Business and Climate Summit

      Paris, 27/03/2015

      The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) will join forces with major business networks for the Business and Climate Summit, a two-day meeting taking place at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris 200 days before landmark UN climate talks – known as COP 21 – are due to kick off.

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    • To foster digital growth, regulation needs be flexible and tech neutral, experts say

      To foster digital growth, regulation needs be flexible and tech neutral, experts say

      Paris, 26/03/2015

      The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) gathered business experts from companies and organizations leading ICC policy work on information and communication technologies (ICTs) for the 17-18 March biannual meeting of the ICC Commission on the Digital Economy.

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    • BASCAP: Intermediaries can do more to combat counterfeiting and piracy

      BASCAP: Intermediaries can do more to combat counterfeiting and piracy

      Paris, 26/03/2015

      The Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) initiative—a special project of the International Chamber of Commerce—has today issued a ground-breaking study outlining the steps that intermediaries can take to help keep fake and pirated products out of the supply chain and off the Internet.

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    • 5 reasons to join the International CO Global Accreditation chain

      Five reasons to join the International CO Global Accreditation chain

      Paris, 25/03/2015

      Trade facilitation services are in the DNA of chambers of commerce, which have issued Certificates of Origin (CO) for over a century. Today, more than 2,000 chambers worldwide take responsibility for over 15 million COs issued each year. Chambers can benefit from being part of the ICC World Chambers Federation (WCF) CO Global Accreditation Chain to reinforce and promote the central role they are playing.

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  • Merchants of Peace

    Front centre: Etienne Clementel with the merchants of peace

    Front centre: Etienne Clementel with the merchants of peace

    Members at the 1938 World Council meeting

    Members at the 1938 World Council meeting

    58th session of the ICC Council in Paris on 21 October 1938

    58th session of the ICC Council in Paris on 21 October 1938

    First session of the Preparatory Committee for an international trade organization held in London at Church House, Westminster 15 October 1946

    First session of the Preparatory Committee for an international trade organization held in London at Church House, Westminster 15 October 1946

    From left - ICC Chairman Peter Wallenberg, US President George H W Bush,  ICC Vice-Chairman and USCIB  Chairman Joseph E Connor and USCIB President Abraham Katz at the White House 21 June 1990

    From left - ICC Chairman Peter Wallenberg, US President George H W Bush, ICC Vice-Chairman and USCIB Chairman Joseph E Connor and USCIB President Abraham Katz at the White House 21 June 1990

    Participants at the 20th Congress in New Delhi, India, February 1965

    Participants at the 20th Congress in New Delhi, India, February 1965