Global Initiatives

Global Initiatives exists to represent the U.S. Chamber of Commerce through reliable and effective engagement with multi-lateral institutions, governments, and international business coalitions. We advocate for our members’ interests through direct high-level dialogues with global economic bodies.

Recent Activity

EventMay 15, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Partnerships in Health: Greater Collaboration for a Healthier Indonesia

Please join the U.S. Chamber's Global Initiative on Health and the Economy for Partnerships in Health: Greater Collaboration for a Healthier Indonesia.

ReportApr 18, 2018 - 1:45pm

Summary of the Global Business Coalition

GBC relies on a simple, flexible and informal setup that allows its member associations to exchange genuine views and develop direct and trustworthy relationships. Decisions are taken by consensus and all GBC members benefit from the same rights. The overall policy leadership is ensured by a President, chosen from one of the member organizations and rotating every two years, or so. Coordinated action and implementation of GBC’s initiatives is ensured by sherpas.

ReportApr 18, 2018 - 1:15pm

Introduction to the GBC

The Global Business Coalition brings together leading independent business associations from the major world economies and advocates on behalf of more than 6.8 million small, medium and large companies. Established in 2012, GBC formerly known as the B20 Coalition), operates asa worldwide platform of exchanges between national business communities.

EventFeb 27, 2018 - 8:00am to 3:00pm

2018 Invest in America! Summit

The Invest in America! Summit brings together global investors and U.S. stakeholders to discuss benefits and challenges of foreign investment in the U.S., and to promote opportunities for partnership.

Issue BriefJun 13, 2017 - 11:45am

Trans-Caspian East-West Trade & Transit Corridor Forum

On June 26 – 27, 2017 the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will be an Official Partner of the Trans-Caspian East-West Trade & Transit Corridor Forum

EventMay 18, 2017 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
Invest in America! logo

Invest in America! 2017 Summit

The goal of the Invest in America! initiative is to increase foreign investment into the United States, and to help investors obtain better - and better quality – returns on their investments.

Press ReleaseDec 05, 2016 - 2:00pm

U.S. Chamber, World Bank, and Global Business Coalition Release 2017 Benchmarking Public Procurement Report

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the World Bank Group, and the Global Business Coalition held the second annual Global Benchmarking Public Procurement Conference, releasing the World Bank’s 2017 Benchmarking Public Procurement Report.

EventDec 05, 2016 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Global Benchmarking of Public Procurement

Benchmarking Public Procurement 2017

This year's Benchmarking Public Procurement conference highlighted the World Bank's 2017 study examining 180 procurement regulatory systems in 180 economies.

Press ReleaseDec 05, 2016 - 3:00am

U.S. Chamber, Council of Saudi Chambers Announce Partnerships in Support of Saudi Arabia Health Goals

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Council of Saudi Chambers of Commerce and Industry's Committee on Trade and Investment today announced a new partnership in support of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s health targets. The announcement was made during a wellness screening event, which promoted the importance of lifestyle choices in lowering risk factors and the role employers can play in supporting healthy habits.