World Industry Council for the Environment (WICE)

Conseil mondial des entreprises pour l'environnement (CMEE)

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1993, by B-XB1490 - International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), following S-XF2327 - United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), Jun 1992, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Ceased to exist, 1 Jan 1995, when merged with H-XD1723 - Business Council for Sustainable Development (BCSD), to form C-XD4162 - World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).


Maintain close links with principal United Nations and other intergovernmental agencies working on environmental matters so as to become their focal point when communicating with business; provide a forum for senior corporate executives to analyse likely effect of proposed environmental legislation on corporate interests; influence government policy through representations at national and international level; promote the concept of sustainable development by serving as a catalyst for sound environmental management; demonstrate progress in corporate environmental stewardship and publicize the efforts of business; encourage exchanges between companies of their experience in implementing the ICC Business Charter for Sustainable Development; promote technological cooperation between companies in developed and developing countries.


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Board, comprising representatives of full members. Steering Committee, consisting of Chairman, 4 Vice-Chairmen and 8 other members. Chairman of WICE is ex-officio member of the Executive Board of ICC. Executive Director and Secretariat.


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions



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