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USCIB at UNGA77: Perspectives and Summary of Key Events (9/30/2022) - As the United Nations opened its 77th Session of the General Assembly, USCIB was on hand to inform the deliberations.  USCIB convened several high-level meetings, which delivered impactful and informative dialogues and practical next steps.  Throughout, USCIB highlighted the private sector’s commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the UN Secretary General’s visionary Our Common Agenda, and to […]
USCIB Applauds Historic Election of Doreen Bogdan-Martin to ITU Secretary General (9/29/2022) - New York, NY, September 29, 2022–The U.S. Council for International Business applauds the resounding victory today of Doreen Bogdan-Martin to serve as the new Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). ITU member states made history by elevating Ms. Bogdan-Martin to lead the organization the next four years — the first-ever female to serve as ITU Secretary General. Ms. […]
USCIB at UNGA77: Business Roundtable on Action Across the Life Cycle of Plastic Pollution  (9/28/2022) - On the margins of the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA77), USCIB, the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) and American Chemistry Council (ACC) convened a High-Level Business Roundtable on Achieving Ambition and Action Across the Life Cycle of Plastic Pollution. This roundtable focused on the UN decision earlier this year to launch negotiations on a global […]
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Press Releases

USCIB Applauds Historic Election of Doreen Bogdan-Martin to ITU Secretary General (9/29/2022) - New York, NY, September 29, 2022–The U.S. Council for International Business applauds the resounding victory today of Doreen Bogdan-Martin to serve as the new Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). ITU member states made history by elevating Ms. Bogdan-Martin to lead the organization the next four years — the first-ever female to serve as ITU Secretary General. Ms. […]
USCIB-SHRM-IOE Town Hall During UNGA Discusses Critical Priorities of UN’s Our Common Agenda (9/21/2022) - New York, NY, September 21, 2022—As the second week of the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly got underway, the United States Council for International Business (USCIB) joined with partners, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the International Organization of Employers (IOE), to hold a Global Business Town Hall on September 21. The Town Hall tackled […]
USCIB at the 77th Session of the UN General Assembly (9/15/2022) - On occasion of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly, taking place September 13-27 in New York, the United States Council for International Business (USCIB) has released the following statement by Ester Baiget, chief executive officer of Novozymes and USCIB Board of Trustees Sustainability Champion.

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Positions and Statements

USCIB at UNGA77: Perspectives and Summary of Key Events (9/30/2022) - As the United Nations opened its 77th Session of the General Assembly, USCIB was on hand to inform the deliberations.  USCIB convened several high-level meetings, which delivered impactful and informative dialogues and practical next steps.  Throughout, USCIB highlighted the private sector’s commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the UN Secretary General’s visionary Our Common Agenda, and to […]
USCIB at the 77th Session of the UN General Assembly (9/15/2022) - On occasion of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly, taking place September 13-27 in New York, the United States Council for International Business (USCIB) has released the following statement by Ester Baiget, chief executive officer of Novozymes and USCIB Board of Trustees Sustainability Champion.
USCIB Releases Statement Supporting World Day Against Trafficking in Persons (7/28/2022) - July 30, 2022, New York, NY — The United States Council for International Business (USCIB) joins the global community in recognizing World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, held annually on July 30. We are proud of the work our corporate members do to engage in the fight against trafficking, including initiatives to train employees to spot signs of human trafficking […]

From the President

USCIB Welcomes New Leadership to 2022-2024 Board of Trustees and Board of Directors   (7/12/2022) - Following recent membership elections, USCIB is pleased to welcome new members to the Board of Trustees and Board of Directors for the 2022-2024 term and to congratulate reelected members:  New Trustees include Michael Froman, Mastercard Vice Chairman & President, Strategic Growth; and Timothy Ryan, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Senior Partner & Chair. PepsiCo, Inc Chairman & CEO Ramon Laguarta was reelected.   New […]
USCIB President Peter Robinson Issues Statement Upon Death of Richard Trumka (8/16/2021) - New York, N.Y., August 05, 2021—USCIB President and CEO Peter Robinson has issued the following statement upon the death of Richard Trumka:

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Op-Eds and Speeches

USCIB Op-Ed: Supreme Court Limits Discovery in International Commercial Arbitrations (8/10/2022) - Grant Hanessian, former chair of the USCIB Arbitration Committee, shares an opinion piece following the Supreme Court’s decision to limit discovery in international commercial arbitrations in the Z.F. Automotive U.S. Inc v. Luxshare Inc., a case in which USCIB and the ICC International Court of Arbitration filed an amicus curiae brief. Hanessian is an independent arbitrator in New York and […]
USCIB Calls for Elimination of Child Labor, Calls on Governments to Invest in Rule of Law (6/1/2022) - On this World Day Against Child Labor, the United States Council for International Business (USCIB) joins the chorus of global voices calling for elimination of child labor.

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Member and Staff News

Eric Loeb (Salesforce) Elected Chair of USCIB (9/22/2022) - Eric Loeb of Salesforce was elected to serve as the Chair of the United States Council for International Business (USCIB) for the 2022-24 term. Loeb, executive vice president of global government affairs and public policy at Salesforce, Inc. succeeds Harold “Terry” McGraw III, former chairman, president and CEO at McGraw Hill Companies, who served as USCIB chair since 2010.  In addition, USCIB board member Charles “Rick” Johnston, managing director, […]
USCIB Welcomes New Digital Policy Assistant: Nan Schechter (9/14/2022) - Last month, USCIB welcomed a new Digital Policy Assistant, Nan Schechter. Schechter joins the USCIB policy team in Washington DC to work closely with USCIB Vice President for ICT Policy Barbara Wanner. 
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