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The voice of enterprise - Edition 41

BUSINESS FEDERATIONS NEWS

Business to support sustainable management of world resources – GBC statement for G20 Resource Efficiency Dialogue

Business to support sustainable management of world resources - GBC statement for G20 Resource Efficiency Dialogue

Efficient use of finite natural resources is a necessary condition for sustainable economic growth. Yet, over the last decade, material productivity measured as economic value that enterprises extract from every ton of material has not been growing. The business community shares a deep concern that material productivity is lagging behind the tremendous gains in labor and energy productivity. It is a worrisome symptom of misaligned policies. We call on the G20 to focus the dialogue with business on correcting this mismatch. Read more

 
UNEP IRP Report: Re-defining Value - The Manufacturing Revolution   UNIDO calls for globally coherent approach to Circular Economy at 2018 WCEF   UNFCCC: Business day held at pre-COP24 in Krakow

UNEP IRP Report: Re-defining Value - The Manufacturing Revolution

Remanufacturing, Refurbishment, Repair and Direct Reuse in the Circular Economy
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UNIDO calls for globally coherent approach to Circular Economy at 2018 WCEF

The near-universal recognition of Circular Economy's merits is a recent development
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UNFCCC: Business day held at key pre-COP24 meeting in Krakow

Wealth of economic opportunities when acting on climate change highlighted
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GBC MEMBER FEDERATIONS

 

MEDEF: Geoffroy Roux de Bezieux shares vision for Europe

There are several prerequisites to achieve the creation of a constructive Europe
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CCC: Canada ratifies Comprehensive & Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership

Canada to become first G7 country to have free trade agreements with all other G7 countries
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UIA: B20 an opportunity to discuss role of Argentina in the global context

G20 summit of vital importance to strengthen the international economic system
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BDI & Keidanren call for cooperation to promote data utilization

EU & Japanese government to enhance the transfer of data between the two regions
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USCC Summit examines cybersecurity risks for business

US Chamber's seventh Annual Cybersecurity Summit
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TUSIAD: BRICA summit gathered countries located on the silk road

Belt and Road Industrial and Commercial Alliance's second summit
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BusinessEurope: 16th Asia-Europe Business Forum Brussels

Gattaz: We should better connect Asia and Europe, based on rules
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CBI: Brexit hits investment as speed of talks outpaced by reality firms face on ground

Eight out of ten firms say Brexit has had a negative effect on investment decisions
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FKI and USCC: Korea-US & US-Korea Business Council statement

Joint statement at conclusion of 30th annual plenary meeting
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CEOE: Spanish entrepreneurs meet the President of the Republic of Chile

Convey support to macroeconomic measures implemented by Chilean government
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BUSINESS FEDERATIONS AT A GLANCE

 

JAPAN Keidanren: Business groups - Urgent action needed to reform the WTO

 

CHINA CCPIT: Roundtable of Silk Road International Chambers of Commerce

 

INDONESIA KADIN encourages utilization of blockchain by industry actors

GLOBAL GOVERNANCE

World Bank-IMF Development Committee Communique 2018   G20 calls to resolve trade tensions, at Bali ministerial   APEC Finance Ministers issue joint statement in Port Moresby

World Bank-IMF Development Committee Communique 2018

Global economic growth is continuing, but with intensified risks
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G20 calls to resolve trade tensions at Ministerial in Bali ministerial

The Argentine presidency underscored progress made so far
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APEC Finance Ministers issue joint statement in Port Moresby

Next meeting will be in Santiago, Chile in October 2019
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov 05-07

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Global SME Finance Forum 2018 - Madrid, Spain

Nov 12-16

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APEC CEO Summit 2018 - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Nov 19

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CBI: Annual Conference - London, UK

Nov 23

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BusinessEurope Council of Presidents Meeting - Vienna, Austria

Nov 27-28

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4th European Resources Forum - Berlin, Germany

Nov 27-29

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OECD: Green Growth and Sustainable Development Forum - Paris, France

Nov 30-Dec 01

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G20 Leaders' Summit - Buenos Aires, Argentina

Dec 02-14

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UNFCCC: COP 24 - Katowice, Poland

Dec 03

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CCC: Crystal Ball Symposium - Ottawa, Canada