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ICC has launched a COVID-19 web portal, providing trusted and up-to-date information for businesses, policymakers and chambers of commerce worldwide.

The new site has been developed in line with ICC commitments to the World Health Organization (WHO) to facilitate information flows by disseminating the latest and most reliable information on the COVID-19 outbreak to businesses.

A joint ICC/WHO statement issued last month announced plans to leverage ICC’s global network of over 45 million businesses to enable businesses worldwide to play a full and active role in preventing the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

 

Visit the COVID-19 web portal.

 

As a trusted private sector partner, ICC is working closely with business, government and other stakeholders to ensure that the latest, most reliable information and tailored guidance reaches the global business community to help protect lives and livelihoods.

The new knowledge-sharing website contains vetted advice for businesses, policymakers and chambers on how to overcome the unfolding global health and societal emergency presented by COVID-19. It serves as a one-stop-shop for users featuring practical policy recommendations, resources for businesses to understand, prepare for and respond to the unprecedented disruption, and actions undertaken by chambers of commerce in response to COVID-19.

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Why Measure Impact on Nature?

Every small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) has an impact – both positive and negative – on nature and the environment. Measuring that impact enables SMEs to:

- Gain a competitive advantage

- Manage business risk

- Grow their business brand

- Enhance access to capital and affordable insurance

- Improve efficiency and reduce costs

This is where SME360X can help.

 

What is SME360X?

SME360X is a SaaS (Software as a Service) platform co-created by ICC and GIST that measures the impacts of business operations on the environment.

 

There are many external risks that threaten the survival of businesses everywhere. A company’s factory location that was relatively risk-free when it was set up decades ago could now be facing extreme risks from stressed water resources and severe shifts in weather patterns. A ban on single use plastics could threaten the survival of a company. Community protests could lead to the shutdown of an industrial operation.

 

SME360X will help its users identify the environmental risks that are most material to their business.

 

SME360X enables users to:

- Measure, economically value and manage business impacts on nature and the environment.

- Compare environmental performance with regional and sectoral peers and competitors.

- Receive a single, understandable environmental impact score (PIE Score).

- Decide which improvement and abatement initiatives are most impactful.

- Easily and affordably report on sustainability performance.

- Obtain a Global Sustainability Certification from ICC.

- Data belongs to you: highest level of security ensured using blockchain storage.

  

  • Who can use SME360X?

  • 1. SMEs to evaluate the environmental impact of their business activities. SMEs using SME360X can:

    - make informed decisions, manage risks, communicate powerfully about impacts, and increase business value.

    - open up access to certain value chains.

    - improve access to capital and reduce the cost of capital.

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  • 2. Chambers of Commerce and Industry Associations can encourage their members to use the platform, giving them the advantage of being first movers in this space.

     

    3. Banks and Private Equity Investors can integrate the platform into their due diligence process which will:

    - add to their data gathering processes.

    - allocate environmental impact scores (PIE Scores) to companies in their loan or investment portfolios.

    - enable meaningful comparisons within and across sectors.

     

    4. Supply Chain Leaders can integrate the platform into their vendor registration processes which will:

    - add to their data gathering processes.

    - level the playing field by allocating environmental impact scores (PIE Scores) to companies in their supply chains.

 

  • Benefits of Registration

    Pre-registration for SME360X will give you the opportunity to trial the tool and provide us with feedback so we can cater to your needs better. You will also be able to attend workshops and learning sessions centered around environmental impact assessment and valuation.

 

 Download SME360X Brochure

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The ICC International Trade & Prosperity Week – RESETTING THE GLOBAL ECONOMY - is approaching!

 

ICC ITPW 2021 brings together over 1,000 attendees from across the world and is the flagship conference of the year that encompasses all major policy priorities to specifically address “how” companies, organisations and governments are implementing solutions that deliver more inclusive, sustainable, and greener outcomes to build back better.

 

11+ WEBINARS | 5 DAYS | 50+ SPEAKERS

 

Supported by over 27 ICC offices worldwide, each day has its own theme:

DAY 1 – Trade Priorities, Trends and Analysis

DAY 2 – Climate Action & Sustainable Growth

DAY 3 – Digital Trade

DAY 4 – Tackling the Trade Finance Gap & Cybersecurity

DAY 5 – ICC Global Alliance Day – webinars hosted by the ICC global community

 

  • Hosted via a new online platform, those that register will be able to:

  • Access the full 5 days’ worth of content

  • Personalise their agenda

  • Network with attendees, speakers & sponsors

  • Schedule one-to-one meetings and calls

 

REASONS TO ATTEND:

International audience and speakers bringing insights from across the world

Opportunity to network in advance of the event using our new virtual platform - make global connections

Select the webinars most relevant to you and watch content on demand

 

More Information and Registration here.

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The Board of ICC Switzerland has elected Vincent Subilia, Member of the board.

As Director General of the Geneva Chamber of Commerce (CCIG), Vincent Subilia strives for a lively and diversified business community in Geneva. In so doing, he promotes the approx. 2’500 corporate Members which make the CCIG community. He also represents the CCIG within numerous regional, national and international institutions, including the General Council of the World Chamber’s Federation, as elected Swiss representative. Vincent has also acted as President of the Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution.

We warmly welcome him and are looking forward to the closer collaboration and joined work.

 

At our Annual Assembly yesterday, we had a look on this year's activities and looked ahead what next year will have to offer. Our guest of honour, Daniela Stoffel, State Secretary for International Finance, joined us and gave us a first-hand information on the important changes in the Global Tax System particularly with the digitalization of the economy and the global minimum tax. Thank You to Daniela Stoffel for the amazing Keynote Speech!

 

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Annual Assembly

Zurich, 14 September 2021, 17:15
New Global Tax System — Revolution or just Evolution?


Keynote speaker: Daniela Stoffel, State Secretary for International Finance  

Venue: Hotel Savoy Baur en Ville, Poststrasse 12, Zurich

 

On behalf of our Chairman Thomas Wellauer, we are pleased to invite you to our Annual Assembly 2021 at Hotel Savoy Baur en Ville in Zurich on Tuesday 14 September 2021.

 

 

Switzerland faces important changes in the Global Tax System particularly with the digitalization of the economy and the global minimum tax. This will have a substantial impact on companies in Switzerland. The respective negotiations are coordinated by the State Secretariat for International Finance (SIF). Our guest of honour, Daniela Stoffel, State Secretary for International Finance, will give us first-hand information at the Annual Assembly and open the discussion. It will be also an occasion to discuss with the State Secretary the consequences of Covid-19 in the in the field of finance and taxation.

 

Daniela Stoffel has been appointed by the Federal Council on 16 January 2019 as State Secretary for International Finance in the Federal Department of Finance (FDF). She graduated from the University of Zurich in 1992 with a degree in Philosophy, Economics and German Linguistics. In 1998, Daniela Stoffel entered the diplomatic service of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) and served first as FDFA Press Officer, later at the Swiss Embassies in Washington D.C. as well as in Berlin. In 2015, Daniela Stoffel dealt with important topics in the context of OECD work for the G7, G20 and APEC in Paris. In 2015 she joined SIF and further was the Diplomatic Advisor to the Head of the Federal Department of Finance (FDF). 

 

Our Annual Assembly will be an occasion to get an overview on the activities of ICC in general and to look ahead. We look forward to seeing you in September. The event will be organised in accordance with the rules relating to COVID 19. Access is restricted to persons in possession of a COVID certificate. Our assembly is open to representatives of members of ICC Switzerland and delegates in general. Please feel free to forward this invitation to colleagues. Non-members are also welcome to participate. Registration is compulsory.

 

Register using the registration form and send the completed form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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We are delighted to invite you to attend the ICC International Trade & Prosperity Week – RESETTING THE GLOBAL ECONOMY, 18th – 22nd October virtual event.

ICC ITPW 2021 brings together over 1,000 attendees from across the world and is the flagship conference of the year that encompasses all major policy priorities to specifically address “how” companies, organisations and governments are implementing solutions that deliver more inclusive, sustainable, and greener outcomes to build back better.

 

11+ WEBINARS | 5 DAYS | 50+ SPEAKERS

 

Supported by over 27 ICC offices worldwide, each day has its own theme:

DAY 1 – Trade Priorities, Trends and Analysis

DAY 2 – Climate Action & Sustainable Growth

DAY 3 – Digital Trade

DAY 4 – Tackling the Trade Finance Gap & Cybersecurity

DAY 5 – ICC Global Alliance Day – webinars hosted by the ICC global community

 

  • Hosted via a new online platform, those that register will be able to:

  • Access the full 5 days’ worth of content

  • Personalise their agenda

  • Network with attendees, speakers & sponsors

  • Schedule one-to-one meetings and calls

 

REASONS TO ATTEND:

International audience and speakers bringing insights from across the world

Opportunity to network in advance of the event using our new virtual platform - make global connections

Select the webinars most relevant to you and watch content on demand

 

Register here

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