Global Initiatives

Global Initiatives provide 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

EventJun 09, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:45am

From Great Lock Down to Great Transformation featuring Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund

Join us for a conversation on June 9 from 10:30 am-11:45 am EST with International Monetary Fund Managing Director, Kristalina Georgieva for a business community forum on sustainable global recovery.

Issue BriefJun 05, 2020 - 4:30pm

Sustainability and Trade: Recommendations from the U.S. Chamber

Sustainability and TradeAccording to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and OECD  global trade in environmental goods exceeds $1 trillion annually.

EventMay 28, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:30am

Resilient Ecosystems Policies and the Business of Biodiversity

The International Policy Coalition for Sustainable Growth will host a virtual policy consultation featuring the OECD's Biodiversity Working Party, One Planet Business for Biodiversity (OP2B), and Bayer to discuss what international policies are needed to support business investment in biodiversity and resilient ecosystems.  Speakers: 

EventFeb 03, 2020 - 5:30pm to Feb 04, 2020 - 3:00pm

2020 B7 SUMMIT

Business leaders from seven countries and the European Union convened Feb 3-4 at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for the annual B7 Summit.

EventNov 11, 2019 - 8:15am to Nov 12, 2019 - 1:15pm

International Dialogue on Sustainable Resources in Brasilia, Brazil

On 11 November 2019, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Global Sustainability Task Force successfully launched a series of International Dialogues on Sustainable Resources in Brasilia with the Brazilian Ministry of Environment.

ReportOct 17, 2019 - 8:45am

Roadmap for the G20 Resource Efficiency Dialogue

The G20 Resource Efficiency Dialogue (hereinafter “the G20 RE Dialogue”) developed this Roadmap to promote its activities more effectively.

ReportSep 20, 2019 - 1:15pm

G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting 2019 Ministerial Declaration

We, the Ministers of Labour and Employment of G20 members and invited countries, met in Matsuyama, Japan on 1-2 September 2019 to discuss global developments with respect to employment, and progress on our previous commitments, and agree on policy prioritiesto address demographic change, new forms of work, and global efforts to realize gender equality.

EventSep 19, 2019 - 12:00pm to Sep 20, 2019 - 3:00am
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Ministerial Roundtable featuring Brazilian Minister of Environment Ricardo Salles

Brazil's Minister of Environment Ricardo Salles visited the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to discuss the country’s environmental framework and opportunities for international collaboration.