Policy commissions

ICC commissions are specialised working bodies composed of business experts who examine major issues of interest to the business world. They prepare policy products, including statements to contribute to intergovernmental discussions, as well as rules and codes to facilitate international business transactions. Commission leaders are appointed by the ICC Chair for a three-year period, renewable at the Chair’s discretion.

Arbitration & ADR

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The commission is a unique think tank and rule-making body for ICC Dispute Resolution Services. In its research capacity, the commission proposes new policies and tools by producing reports, guidelines or best practices to innovate and promote efficient and cost-effective dispute resolution in view of current developments. Together with the ICC Court and the ICC Centre for ADR it also drafts and revises the ICC’s range of rules for dispute resolution, including the ICC Rules of Arbitration and the ICC Rules of Mediation.


Get in touch with the ICC Banking Commission:


To serve as a global forum and rule-making body for banks worldwide, with particular focus on the financing of international trade; and to help policymakers and standard setters create a regulatory framework that facilitates trade finance throughout the world.

Commercial Law and Practice

Get in touch with the ICC Commercial Law and Practice Commission

Commission mandate
To set global business standards for international B2B transactions and provide world business input on commercial rules developed by intergovernmental organisations.


Get in touch with the ICC Competition Commission:

Commission mandate
To ensure that business needs and markets are taken into account in the formulation and implementation of competition laws and policies.

Corporate Responsibility and Anti-Corruption

Get in touch with the ICC Corporate Responsibility and Anti-Corruption Commission

  • Viviane Schiavi, Deputy Director of Green Inclusive Growth, tel: 33 (0)1 49 53 28 09

Commission mandate
To develop policy recommendations and practical tools from a global business perspective on corporate responsibility and fighting corruption.

Customs and Trade Facilitation

Get in touch with the ICC Customs and Trade Facilitation Commission

Commission mandate
To promote simplified customs and transport policies and procedures as well as other measures to facilitate international trade.

Digital Economy

Get in touch with the ICC Digital Economy Commission:

  • Sophie Peresson, Director of Innovation for All, tel: 33 (0)1 49 53 30 82

  • Charly Gordon, Deputy Director of Innovation for All, tel: 33 (0)1 49 53 29 70

  • Timea Suto, Knowledge Manager of Innovation for All, tel: 33 (0)1 49 53 28 07

Commission mandate
To promote the global development of the digital economy and continued growth of its underlying information and communication technologies (ICTs) and related business models, through private sector policy leadership, regulatory advocacy and the promotion of best practice.

Environment and Energy

Get in touch with the ICC Environment and Energy Commission:

  • Majda Dabaghi, Director of Inclusive Green Growth, tel: 33 (0)1 49 53 28 48

  • Sandra Hanni, Assistant, tel: 33 (0)1 49 53 30 62

Commission mandate
To develop policy recommendations and tools to address major global environmental and energy issues, including climate change and green economy within the framework of sustainable development, and make a substantive contribution to key intergovernmental discussions in these areas.

Marketing and Advertising

Get in touch with the ICC Marketing and Advertising Commission:

Commission mandate
To promote high ethical standards in marketing by business self-regulation through the Consolidated ICC Code of Advertising and Marketing Communications Practice and formulate world business positions and initiatives to address government actions that affect marketing and consumer protection.

Intellectual Property

Get in touch with the ICC Commission on Intellectual Property

Commission mandate
The commission serves as a global forum on all aspects of intellectual property and innovation policies, helping ICC represent the voice of business before policymakers and key institutions. The commission has a particular focus on promoting IP as a positive force for society, and helping businesses make better use of IP systems.

The commission’s flagship publication, the ICC intellectual Property Roadmap, is updated periodically and translated into several languages.


Get in touch with the ICC Taxation Commission:

Commission mandate
To promote transparent and non-discriminatory treatment of foreign investments and earnings that eliminates tax obstacles to cross-border trade and investment.

Trade and Investment Policy

Get in touch with the ICC Trade and Investment Commission:

  • Damien Bruckard, Deputy Director of Trade and Investment, tel: 33 (0)1 49 53 28 06

Commission mandate
To promote cross-border trade and investment by business and an open global economy to foster job creation, sustainable development, and improve living standards.