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International Chamber of Commerce UK

UK branch of the world's largest business organisation
International Chamber of Commerce UK
Leadership team

Chris Southworth (Secretary General)

Headquarters
London, UK
Type
Non-profit
Region served
UK
Address
1st Floor 1-3 Staple Inn, London, WC1V 7QH
Social Media
Summary

ICC United Kingdom is the UK branch of ICC, the world’s largest and most influential business organisation. ICC has a 100-year track record of fostering open, cross border trade, resolving cross-border commercial disputes, and setting best practice international rules for business at the highest levels of global governance, including the United Nations. 

ICC represents 45 million companies of all sizes and sectors, employing 1 billion people in over 100 countries. In the UK, ICC represents some of our largest and most successful international companies with large value chains operating in more than 170 overseas markets. It helps these companies, and their suppliers create a trading environment that promotes the rule of law and a level playing field for all. 

ICC works closely with business groups, consumers, unions, NGOs, Parliamentarians, governments and institutions such as the World Trade Organisation to build consensus and collective action on strategic trade priorities, remove trade barriers, reduce trade risks and costs and enable more people to participate and benefit from global trade.

Products/Services:

  • Policy Services: G20, global solutions, trade and investment, inclusive trade, ICC digital standards initiative, inclusive and green growth, innovation, finance for development, UN Cyber Advocacy Programme, Digital Trade Network, and Delegation Services. 
  • Dispute Resolution Services: Global profile, capacity building, task forces and working groups, strengthening corporate engagement, court nominations, improving transparency and representation, reducing costs in construction industry, and promoting women in arbitration. 
  • Technical Services: Incoterms Advisory Group, UCP600 (trade finance technical options). 
  • Next Generation Leaders: University partnerships, rising star programmes, young arbitrator forum, young competition network, and young finance forum. 
  • SME Services: helping SMEs and supply chains, improving accessibility to information, and strengthening partnerships. 
     

Goals and Purpose

Mission

As the centre of creating a rules-based, multilateral trading system, ICC UK's mission is to continue fulfilling this role as an outward facing nation, pragmatic trade champion upholding the values of fairness for all and engaged on the issues that matter.

Vision

ICC UK's vision is to promote peace and shared prosperity for all through trade. They believe that trade must work for both people and planet.


References
International Chamber of Commerce UK
Leadership team

Chris Southworth (Secretary General)

Headquarters
London, UK
Type
Non-profit
Region served
UK
Address
1st Floor 1-3 Staple Inn, London, WC1V 7QH
Social Media