hide message

Welcome to the Resource Centre

We make it our mission to work with advocates in civil society, business and government to address inequalities of power, seek remedy for abuse, and ensure protection of people and planet.

Both companies and impacted communities thank us for the resources and support we provide.

This is only possible because of your support. Please make a donation today.

Thank you,
Phil Bloomer, Executive Director

Donate now hide message

Intl. Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

International Chamber of Commerce website:  www.iccwbo.org

The International Chamber of Commerce is an advocacy group for international business, whose membership "groups thousands of companies of every size in over 130 countries worldwide [representing] a broad cross-section of business activity including manufacturing, trade, services and the professions." 

As of November 2004, its member companies include:

ABB; ABN Amro; Ahold; AIG; Akzo Nobel; Alcan Aluminium; AlliedSignal; American Express; Aracruz; AstraZeneca; AT&T; Ayala; Baker & McKenzie; Banco Bilbao Vizcaya; Banco Continental; BankBoston Perú (part of Bank of America); Baosteel Group (now Shanghai Baosteel); Barclays Bank; Barilla; Bata; BHP Billiton; Bridas; Bristol-Myers Squibb; British Aerospace (BAE Systems); British American Tobacco; British Gas (BG Group); British Telecom (BT); BSH Electrdomésticos (part of Siemens); Byucksan; Cadbury Schweppes; Canon; Cementos Mexicanos (Cemex); Chevron (part of ChevronTexaco); China Construction Bank; China Ocean Shipping Co. (COSCO); Chinese International Trust & Investment Corp. (CITIC); Chubb; Cia. Goodyear del Peru (part of Goodyear); Citigroup; Clifford Chance; Coca-Cola; Compañía de Minas Buenaventura; Corning; Corporación Rey; Courtaulds (part of Sara Lee); Credit Suisse; Danske Bank; Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu; Dentsu; Dow Chemical; Dragados y Construcciones; DSM; Du Pont de Nemours; Eastman Kodak; EDS; El Corte Inglés; Electrolux; Enron; Ericsson; Ernst & Young; ExxonMobil; FedEx; Fiat; Ford; Fuji; General Electric; General Motors; Georgia Pacific; GlaxoSmithKline; Gold Star; Guinness (part of Diageo); Hitachi; Hoogovens (part of Corus Group); HP; HSBC; Hyundai; Iberdrola; IBM; ICI; Industrial Bank of Japan; ING;  ITT; Jardine Matheson; Johnson & Johnson; JP Morgan Chase; Kajima; Kikkoman; KLM; Koç Holding; Kone; KPMG; KPN; Kraft Jacobs Suchard (part of Altria); La Caixa; LG Group; Lockheed Martin; Mars; Marubeni; MasterCard; Matsushita; Mattel; McDonald's; McGraw-Hill; MCI; McKinsey; Merck; Microsoft; Mitsubishi; Mitsui; Monsanto; Motorola; Nabisco; National Westminster Bank (NatWest) (part of Royal Bank of Scotland); NEC; Neste (part of Fortum); Nestlé; Netscape (part of Time Warner); Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line); Nissan; Nokia; Noranda; Norsk Hydro; Novartis; Occidental Petroleum; Olivetti; Oracle; Osaka Gas; P&O Nedlloyd; PepsiCo; Pfizer; Philips (Royal Philips Electronics); Pirelli; Polygram (part of Vivendi Universal); PricewaterhouseCoopers; Procter & Gamble; Qwest; Rio Tinto; Samsung; Sandoz (part of Novartis); Sara Lee; Sea-Land Services (part of A.P. Moller - Maersk); Seguros Fenix (part of Royal & Sunalliance); Seiko; Shell; Singapore Airlines; Sony; Southern Peru Copper (joint venture Grupo México; Cerro Trading; Phelps Dodge); Standard Chartered Bank; Swiss Bank Corp. (part of UBS); Tata Group; Telefónica de España; Tetra-Pak; Texaco; Texas Instruments; Thomas Cook; Thomson; 3M; Time-Warner; Tokio Marine & Fire; Tokyo Electric Power; Tokyo-Mitsubishi Bank; Toshiba; Toyota; Unilever; UBS; UPM-Kymmene; UPS; Valmet (now Metso); Verizon; Visa; Vivendi Universal; Volvo (part of Ford); Warner-Lambert; Waste Management; Westinghouse; Westpac Banking; Winterthur; Xerox

ICC's current list of selected member companies

Get RSS feed of these results

Related stories and components

20 October 2017

UN treaty process on business and human rights - Response of the international business community to the "elements" for a draft legally binding instrument on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights

Author: Business at OECD, Foreign Trade Association, International Chamber of Commerce & International Organisation of Employers

…[T]he international business community does not support the “elements" because they represent a big step backwards and they jeopardise the crucial consensus achieved by the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), whose spirit and...

Read more

8 May 2017

Over 700 firms from G20 countries call on govts. to further cooperate on trade & climate change

Author: International Chambre of Commerce

At the B20 Summit in Berlin...over 700 companies and business associations from G20 countries have called on their governments to further cooperate on a host of pressing issues—from promoting an open and inclusive trading system to combating climate...

Read more

23 March 2017

Study by think thanks shows corporate influence on G20 process on labour policy among others

Author: Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung and Global Policy Forum

"Corporate Influence on the G20: The case of the B20 and transnational business networks", 23 March 2017...

Read more

17 February 2017

Commentary: Trade union lawyers examine proposals for binding treaty on business & human rights

Author: Ruwan Subasinghe, International Transport Workers Federation & Makbule Sahan, International Trade Union Confederation, on International Union Rights Journal

"A Binding Treaty?", 16 Feb 2017...

Read more

16 November 2016

Statement by 9 business organisations to govts. on development of Natl. Action Plans

Author: Global Business Initiative on Human Rights, UN Global Compact, BSR & 6 other organisations

"Business Organisations Statement on National Action Plans on Business and Human Rights," 16 Nov 2016 ...

Read more

12 November 2016
+ Français - Hide

Author: Huffington Post (Maroc)

...Les BINGO, (Business and industry non governmental organization, littéralement Organisation non-gouvernementale des affaires et de l’industrie), fédérées par la Chambre internationale du commerce (ICC), ont pour objectif de défendre les intérêts des...

Read more

1 November 2016

Investors versus people: the public nature of International Investment Law

Author: Monica Barrios Gonzalez, University of London

...[T]his paper will deal with the question about the public nature of international investment law and the need to effectively incorporate international human rights principles and laws within its framework...The second part will examine...how the...

Read more

26 October 2016

Investor-state dispute settlement is a form of human rights protection, says Intl. Chamber of Commerce representative

Author: Dr. Ariel Meyerstein, United States Council for International Business / ICC-USA on behalf of the International Chamber of Commerce

"Panel 2, Subtheme 1 – Examples of national legislation and international instruments with obligations of States applicable to TNCs and other business enterprises and human rights", 25 Oct 2016...

Read more

26 October 2016

Oral Statement by Intl. Chamber of Commerce on Jurisprudential and practical approaches to elements of extraterritoriality and national sovereignty

Author: Dr. Ariel Meyerstein, United States Council for International Business / ICC-USA on behalf of the International Chamber of Commerce

...Business and Human Rights Resource Centre has profiled 141 human rights cases involving corporate actors. These were cases for civil remedies brought in both U.S. courts and in courts across the world. Of 141 cases collected: 77 of the 141, so just...

Read more

1 September 2016

Investigative series looks at inequalities & injustices in intl. investment arbitration

Buzzfeed News investigates the injustices of investor state dispute settlement (ISDS) in a four part series. The series explores how the threat of arbitration is enough to chill government regulation, how ISDS helps executives escape punishment &...

See full story