B20-Conference in Berlin © 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.

International Business Reacts in Unity to Corona Pandemic

The Group of 7: World Economic Summit and Community of Values

Business 7 – Strong and Reliable Partner of the G7

The G20: Leading Forum for Global Governance

The Business 20: The Voice of G20 Industry

The B20 in Turbulent Times

The German G20 Presidency: An Evaluation by B20 Germany

The Voice of Business at the OECD

Shaping the Global Economy: The BDI and the Global Business Coalition (GBC)


Global Governance

B7 Promotes Sustainable and Inclusive Growth


Trade, cyber security, ecological transformation, and biodiversity, as well as the future of work and global governance are the key issues of this year’s B7 (Business 7), the economic dialogue of the G7 countries.

Global Governance

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

B20: The German Business Community Passes the Torch to Argentina

- Trade, energy and climate, digitalization, infrastructure, education and training are important issues of the Business 20 (B20). The G20 must not allow itself to be divided, Jürgen Heraeus said. He is succeeded by Daniel Funes de Rioja as B20 chair. more
Global Governance

B20-President Heraeus: The G20 Needs More Courage in Actively Shaping Globalization

- Business 20, the official G20 business dialogue, pleads for the implementation of the Paris Climate Change Agreement and strongly rejects protectionism. B20 calls on the G20 to shape globalization on the basis of clear and reliable rules. more
Global Governance

Leading Associations of German Industry Take Over B20 Presidency

- Following the G20 summit in China, BDI, BDA and DIHK jointly take over the German presidency of the official G20 business dialogue B20. more
Global Governance

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