© Christian Kruppa

Global Governance – Shaping Globalization

Germany is one of the world’s most globalized countries. Its prosperity depends largely on international trade and investment. Never before has global governance been more important to ensure open and rules-based markets and fair competition, as multilateral rules of trade are under attack.

BDI: Global Player in Economic Governance

G20: For International Cooperation, Against Countries Going It Alone

G20 and B20: Politics and the Economy Must Stay on the Ball

WTO: Global business calls to action

G20: Premier Forum for International Economic Cooperation

G7: World Economic Summit and Community of Values


Global Governance (G20/B20 and G7/B7)

B7 Summit in Québec City: Setting the Agenda for Inclusive Growth

- As the Canadian government prepares to host the G7 Summit in June 2018, the Summit of the Business 7 (B7) took place in Québec City in early April 2018. The B7 recommendations centered on inclusive growth, resource efficiency, and scaling up small business. The B7 members agreed that open and... more
Global Governance (G20/B20 and G7/B7)

G7 Summit in Japan: Industrialised Countries Commit to World Trade and Decarbonisation

- In Japan the G7 states reiterated their commitment to globalisation and free trade. They were unable to agree on a global regulatory framework for CO2 trading. Under the Italian Presidency in 2017 the G7 need to demonstrate strong leadership. more
Global Governance (G20/B20 and G7/B7)

Pillar of Global Governance: BDA, BDI, and DIHK Assume German B20 Presidency

- The German government has asked the leading German business organisations to conduct the official G20 business dialogue for the German G20 presidency in 2017. Dr. Jürgen Heraeus will chair the B20 under the German presidency. more
Global Governance (G20/B20 and G7/B7)

B20 Coalition: BDI Assumes Presidency

- The leaders of the B20 Coalition met on 1 and 2 June in Paris. BDI took over the presidency from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. more
Global Governance (G20/B20 and G7/B7)

B20 Coalition calls for G20 to address Resource Efficiency

- On the occasion of their 3rd Plenary Meeting, the leaders of the B20 Coalition met to discuss future strategies for the global business community and announced Resource Efficiency as a new priority for the Coalition and as a follow-up to the work accomplished by the group in the field of Digital... more
Global Governance (G20/B20 and G7/B7)

G20 Businesses Meet in Ankara

- The B20 Conference took place from September 3 to 5 in Ankara, Turkey. more