What’s New at USCIB

News Stories

USCIB Submits Amicus Brief Supporting Tech Companies (12/7/2022) - USCIB, along with the Chamber of Commerce, NFTC and Business Roundtable submitted an amicus brief on December 6 in support of Twitter.
USCIB Co-Hosts Webinar on Brazil and Peru’s OECD Accession Process (12/7/2022) - USCIB and Baker McKenzie co-hosted an informational webinar on December 6 regarding Brazil and Peru’s accessions to the OECD. Approximately 140 private sector attendees, including USCIB members, participated in the meeting. USCIB Director for Trade, Investment and China Alice Slayton Clark outlined the OECD accession timeline, including roadmaps, initial memorandum, technical review and political assessment. She also informed industry that […]
USCIB Policy Experts Provided Extensive Input Into the B20 (11/30/2022) - This year’s B20 Summit, held November 13-14, embraced the theme of ‘Advancing Innovative, Inclusive and Collaborative Growth’ in support of the G20 theme of ‘Recover Together, Recover Stronger’. The B20 Summit brought together world business leaders representing leading multinational corporations. In the lead up to the B20 Summit, USCIB policy experts worked closely with USCIB members through various B20 Task […]
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Press Releases

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 […]
USCIB Joins Transatlantic Business Coalition to Call on EU Policymakers to Finalize Agreement to Secure Transatlantic Data Flows (11/16/2022) - Yesterday, the United States Council for International Business (USCIB), as part of a broad transatlantic coalition of 41 associations, called on EU policymakers to make a swift conclusion to the EU adequacy decision process so that businesses can confidently rely on the new EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework.

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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

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, […]
Nan Schechter 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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