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The voice of enterprise - Edition 29

BUSINESS FEDERATIONS NEWS

BusinessEurope: CETA’s provisional application starts in September

CII-GBC International Conference on Resource Efficiency, New Delhi, November 02, 2017

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Global Business Coalition (GBC) are conjointly organizing a one-day conference on how India can reshape its policy framework and business ecosystems, with the objective to mainstream Resource Efficiency into its economy. This event is part of GBC’s engagement process of informing the G20 policy-makers of the forward trends within industries, with the perspective of supporting the development of an integrated international policy framework, that benefits from good practices and experiences of how businesses can promote resource efficiency activities globally. Read more

 
MEDEF President Pierre Gattaz meets PM Narendra Modi   CII-Niti Aayog: Cleaner Air Better Life initiative for solution to air-pollution   CII: 12th Sustainability Summit – driving inclusive growth

MEDEF President Pierre Gattaz meets PM Narendra Modi

First French private delegation led by the MEDEF to India in the past ten years
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CII-Niti Aayog: Cleaner Air Better Life initiative for solution to air-pollution

Recommendations balance the environmental, social & economic needs of India
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CII: 12th Sustainability Summit – driving inclusive growth

Focus on collective journey of stakeholders in achieving SDGs by 2030
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USCC: USIBC hosts Road to Global Entrepreneurship’ Summit   TUSIAD organizes a seminar on “Global Trade: From Politics to Policy” in Istanbul   Keidanren: Joint Report of the India-Japan Business Leaders Forum 2017

USCC: USIBC hosts Road to Global Entrepreneurship’ Summit

US & India discuss power of innovation & entrepreneurship to accelerate economic growth
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TUSIAD organizes a seminar on “Global Trade: From Politics to Policy” in Istanbul

Strengthening multilateralism is the way out of the trade pessimism stressed CII member
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Keidanren: Joint Report of the India-Japan Business Leaders Forum 2017

Business leaders from both countries welcome the new era in Japan-India relations
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GBC MEMBER FEDERATIONS

 

CEOE and CEPYME comment on the events occurring in Catalonia

CEOE and CEPYME reiterated the general guidelines approved by the CEOE Board
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Businesses across EU & Canada welcome provisional implementation of CETA

A progressive FTA that covers nearly all sectors and aspects of Canada-EU trade
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CBI: CETA’s implementation sets new standards for trade in goods & services

It is hoped that the UK & Canada would make a “seamless transition” in post-Brexit relationship
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MEDEF-BDI: Strengthen cooperation & discuss common customs issues

Import-Export can be fostered through a more efficient management of customs procedures
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CCC: A business checklist for boosting Canada’s trade with China

Report identifies where Canada can partner with China and meet its unique market needs
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BusinessEurope: Tax systems must support take-up of digital technologies

EC communication on fair & efficient tax system in EU for the Digital Single Market released
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USCC releases ‘The IoT Revolution and Our Digital Security’ report

Report recommends 10 principles for Internet of Things security
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BDI calls for an end to national solo runs in digitalisation

28 EU member states must swiftly be transformed into a real & functioning digital internal market
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BUSINESS FEDERATIONS AT A GLANCE

 

SAUDI ARABIA CSC forms a committee of experts to foster economy

 

RUSSIA RSPP: Key issues facing Russia-Argentina Business Council discussed

 

SINGAPORE SBF: Four MoUs signed at Singapore-Hungary Business Forum

 

IRELAND IBEC: The government must ramp up its infrastructure spend

GLOBAL GOVERNANCE

B20 Germany meets B20 Argentina for a two-day workshop   Business Report on SDGs: An Analysis of the Goals and Targets   UNEP: The countries commit to a resource efficient Asia-Pacific

B20 Germany meets B20 Argentina for a two-day workshop

Workshop to facilitate transition of presidency from Germany to Argentina
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Business Report on SDGs: An analysis of the goals and targets

Businesses aim to harmonize indicators, reporting methodology for SDGs
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UNEP: The countries commit to a resource efficient Asia-Pacific

Environment ministers of 30 countries commit to a clean and green Asia-Pacific
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The 14th EU-India summit talks take place in New Delhi   Boao Forum Paris meeting highlights ‘Belt and Road’ initiative   The G7- ICT- Industry Ministerial meeting declaration

The 14th EU-India summit marks 55th anniversary of EU-India diplomatic relations

Leaders adopt joint statement, reaffirming commitment to strengthen the partnership
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Boao Forum Paris meeting highlights ‘Belt and Road’ initiative

Attended by more than 300 representatives from China, France, Germany and Britain
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The G7- ICT- Industry Ministerial meeting declaration

ICT-Industry is the first of the three G7 ministerial meetings dedicated to innovation
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Oct 12

B20 panel at IMF Autumn Meetings - Washington D.C., USA

Oct 12

3rd GPFI Meeting - Washington D.C., USA

Oct 12-13

G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting - Washington D.C., USA

Oct 13-15

Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund - Washington D.C., USA

Oct 24-25

World Resources Forum - Geneva, Switzerland

Oct 28-Nov 03

ICANN60 (19th AGM) - Abu Dhabi, UAE

Nov 01-03

Global SME Finance Forum - Berlin, Germany

Nov 02

CII-GBC International Conference on Resource Efficiency - New Delhi, India

Nov 03-05

Transforming the Food Economy - New Delhi, India

Nov 05-06

Boao Asia Development Forum - Macau