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News Stories

Loeb Speaks About Digitalization, Supply Chain Resiliency at Economist Impact Panel in Davos  (2/2/2023) - Chair of USCIB and Executive Vice President for Government Affairs for Salesforce Eric Loeb argued the importance of digitalization to supply chain resiliency as part of an Economist Impact panel last month, Trade in Transition: a Private Sector Outlook on the Future of Trade. Digital tools, data and digital platforms are critical in helping companies make informed decisions about how to adjust […]
USCIB Welcomes New Director of Corporate Responsibility and Labor Affairs (2/2/2023) - USCIB welcomed a new Director of Corporate Responsibility and Labor Affairs, Ewa Staworzynska on January 24.    Staworzynska is a policy professional with experience from both public and private sectors. Prior to joining USCIB, she led DoorDash’s policy efforts in international markets and was in charge of diplomatic relations. Before her position at DoorDash, Staworzynska was an officer at the […]
USCIB Brings Business Recommendations to the Annual UN Partnership Forum  (2/2/2023) - The United Nations’ Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) hosted the annual Partnership Forum at UN headquarters in New York on January 31, bringing together stakeholders across government, the private sector and civil society. The theme for this year’s Forum, which is also the theme of the upcoming UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), was: accelerating the recovery from […]
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Press Releases

USCIB Welcomes Adoption of OECD Principles on Government Access to Personal Data Held by Private Entities (12/14/2022) - Gran Canaria, Spain, December 14, 2022—Ministers of OECD countries responsible for digital economy policy today adopted a ground-breaking Declaration on Government Access to Personal Data Held by Private Entities. This action culminated two years of multilateral and multistakeholder discussions in the OECD Committee on Digital Economy Policy, which for the first time brought together privacy, national security and law enforcement […]
USCIB Statement on Climate COP Outcomes and US Business (11/28/2022) - New York, N.Y., November 28, 2022—The United States Council for International Business (USCIB) sought an “Implementation Plus” approach in the outcomes of the recently concluded 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) in Sharm El Sheikh, in which the international community would realize progress in advancing food and energy security alongside climate action and mobilization of resources. As a dedicated representative […]
USCIB Foundation Launches Campaign to Promote Vaccine Literacy, Workplace Wellbeing (11/27/2022) - New York, N.Y., November 28, 2022—Today, the USCIB Foundation launched the ‘There’s More To Be Done’ Campaign, an initiative that seeks to maintain workplace wellbeing. Employers can encourage vaccination for COVID19 and other preventable illness by informing and educating employees on the benefit of vaccination. ‘There’s More To Be Done’ is a global movement of employers and is part of […]

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Positions and Statements

USCIB Statement on Climate COP Outcomes and US Business (11/28/2022) - New York, N.Y., November 28, 2022—The United States Council for International Business (USCIB) sought an “Implementation Plus” approach in the outcomes of the recently concluded 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) in Sharm El Sheikh, in which the international community would realize progress in advancing food and energy security alongside climate action and mobilization of resources. As a dedicated representative […]
USCIB Outlines Priorities for UN Climate Meetings (COP27) in Letter to US Government (11/7/2022) - USCIB policy experts are now at the 27th Conference of the Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. In advance of COP27, USCIB sent a letter on behalf of USCIB President and CEO Peter Robinson to Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Change John Kerry, setting out USCIB members priorities for COP27. The […]
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 […]

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

USCIB Welcomes New Director of Corporate Responsibility and Labor Affairs (2/2/2023) - USCIB welcomed a new Director of Corporate Responsibility and Labor Affairs, Ewa Staworzynska on January 24.    Staworzynska is a policy professional with experience from both public and private sectors. Prior to joining USCIB, she led DoorDash’s policy efforts in international markets and was in charge of diplomatic relations. Before her position at DoorDash, Staworzynska was an officer at the […]
ICC Appoints New Chair of Commission on Global Intellectual Property (1/24/2023) - The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has appointed a new Chair for the ICC Global Intellectual Property Commission — Vishal Amin, who had previously served as vice chair of the commission. Amin is currently Head of Intellectual Property Policy at USCIB member company Intel Corporation. He is an experienced executive leader and a globally-recognized expert on IP, trade and tech law […]
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