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B20 Employment and Education Taskforce Policy Paper Published!

The B20 Employment and Education (EE) Taskforce published its final policy paper. It is the outcome of six...

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Mandelbaum: G20 and B20 on Responsible Business Conduct and Anti-Corruption

George Mandelbaum, President at CIPPEC Chief and Co-Chair of the B20 Responsible Business Conduct &...

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Beneficial Ownership: How much transparency does an economy need?

Anny Tubbs, Chief Business Integrity Officer at Unilever and Co-Chair of the B20 Responsible Business Conduct...

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Q&A with Kemal Malik

Kemal Malik, Board Member of Bayer and Chair of the B20 Health Initiative, explains the importance of...

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Interview with Alf Henryk Wulf

In this interview, Alf Henryk Wulf, CEO of GE Power AG, elucidates on the opportunities and challenges of...

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Interview with Dr. Bernd Montag

In this interview with B20, Dr. Bernd Montag, CEO of Siemens Healthineers, underlines the reasons for...

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B20 Evaluation of the G20 Digital Economy Ministerial Declaration

Following the meeting of G20 Ministers responsible for the digital economy on April 6 and 7, 2017, the B20...

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B20 Financing Growth & Infrastructure Taskforce Policy Paper published

The B20 Financing Growth & Infrastructure (FGI) Taskforce published its final policy paper. The paper is the...

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B20 Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Policy Paper Published!

In most countries, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) contribute over 50 percent to GDP and two thirds...

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B20 Responsible Business Conduct & Anti-Corruption Policy Paper has been published!

Around the world, countless companies are committed to Responsible Business Conduct (RBC), improving health...

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High-Level B20 Statement "Digitalization for All: Towards an Inclusive Interconnected World"

On April 6 and 7, the G20 Digital Ministers are meeting for the first time ever. On this occassion the B20...

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B20 Energy, Climate & Resource Efficiency Taskforce Policy Paper published

The B20 Energy, Climate & Resource Efficiency (ECRE) Taskforce published its final policy paper. The paper is...

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B20 Trade & Investment Policy Paper published!

For decades trade and investment have been fostering growth and welfare. Still, the number of trade barriers...

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B20 Digitalization Policy Paper published!

Digitalization revolutionizes business models, production, communication, and our everyday lives. It...

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Statement of the B20 on the Communiqué of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting

On March 17 and 18 G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors met in Baden-Baden.

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Q&A Jack Ma

Jack Ma, Founder and CEO of Alibaba, elucidates in this interview on the Electronic World Trade Platform...

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WTO Business Focus Group chaired by B20 Sherpa adopts recommendations

More than 60 business representatives from all over the world that constitute the WTO Business Focus Groups...

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B20 finalizes recommendations for G20 Sherpa Meeting

Final meeting of all B20 working groups in Paris. Co-hosted by Business at OECD (BIAC), the working groups...

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B20, Think Tanks and civil society: G20 should take lead in implementing Paris Agreement

B20 and its partner engagement groups T20 and C20 call on the G20 to seize the opportunities offered through...

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A Significant Moment For Global Trade

Frank Appel, Chief Executive Officer of Deutsche Post DHL Group, depicts the benefits of the Trade...

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B20 Poster Competition

The B20 announces a poster competition for the B20 Summit in cooperation with the G20 Young Entrepreneurs’...

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The new global economy runs on free flow of data and trust

Bylined article by Sabine Bendiek, Area Vice President of Microsoft Germany and Co-Chair of the B20...

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B20 Digitalization Policy Dossier

Digitalization is transforming societies, industries, and business models. It increases consumer welfare,...

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"What’s next for digital infrastructure? A Revolution!"

Interview with Rajeev Suri, President & CEO of Nokia and Co-Chair of the B20 Digitalization Taskforce

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Education Beats Barriers

Bylined article by Dennis J. Snower, President of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy and Co-Chair of T20...

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"Digitalization will be an enabling factor for sustainable growth"

Interview with Klaus Rosenfeld, CEO of Schaeffler and Co-Chair of the B20 Digitalization Taskforce

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B20 Statement on entry into force of the Trade Facilitation Agreement

The TFA went into force on February 22, 2017. It is the first multilateral agreement agreed upon under the WTO...

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B20 Health Initiative: Towards More Resilient Future-oriented Health Systems

The health care sector is one of the largest business sectors in the G20. Its research intensity and power to...

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Why AI Matters – No magic wand but also no simple tool

Bylined article by Philipp Gerbert, senior partner in the Munich office of the Boston Consulting Group and a...

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B20 Germany at WEF 2017 Report

The annual World Economic Forum in Davos is one of the most important platforms for public-private exchange....

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Standards for the digital economy

In this interview, BDI President Dieter Kempf underlines the importance of more standardization and rules for...

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G20 Engagement Groups: Statement for Open and Inclusive Societies

The G20 Engagement Groups, as the representatives of civil society in the G20 process, have issued a joint...

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Q&A Dr. Rudolf Staudigl

Rudolf Staudigl, CEO of Wacker Chemie AG and Chair of the Cross-Thematic Group on SMEs, on the vital...

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Q&A Dr. Klaus Moosmayer

Dr. Klaus Moosmayer, Chief Compliance Officer at Siemens AG, Anti-Corruption Chair of BIAC and Chair of the...

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Q&A Dr. Gerhard Braun

Dr. Gerhard Braun, Vice President, Confederation of German Employers’ Associations (BDA) and Chair of the...

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Q&A Klaus Helmrich

Klaus Helmrich, Member of the Board at Siemens AG and Chair of the Digitalization Taskforce, on the challenges...

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Q&A Oliver Bäte

In this Q&A, Oliver Bäte, CEO of Allianz, elucidates his priorities as Chair of the Financing Growth &...

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Q&A with Kurt Bock

Kurt Bock, CEO of BASF SE and Chair of the Energy, Climate & Resource Efficiency Taskforce, on the bottom-up...

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Q&A Emma Marcegaglia

Emma Marcegaglia, CEO of businesseurope and chair of the Trade and Investment Taskforce, explains the major...

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B20 Interview with John Danilovich

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is a leader of business advocacy on the international stage and...

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Why the G20 and B20 Are Important for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

More than 99 percent of German companies are small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). These firms are...

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Curb Protectionism!

The B20 Presidency offers German industry a major opportunity to help determine the main planks of global...

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Free Trade Creates More Prosperity for Everyone

Wacker Chemie AG achieves more than 80 percent of its turnover outside Germany. Thereof, the bulk is generated...

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"The key to enabling digital supply chains is supporting SMEs"

In this interview, KUKA AG CEO Till Reuter shares his thoughts on automation and digitalization, and why it is...

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B20 Conference Report

Parallel to the official start of Germany’s G20 presidency on 1 December 2016, the Business 20 Dialogue (B20)...

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B20 Germany Update

With Germany officially assuming the G20 presidency on December 1st, the second newsletter of B20 Germany...

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Interview with B20 Chair Jürgen Heraeus on globalization skepticism

Jürgen Heraeus elucidates the motivations of the B20 Statement on Open Markets and Inclusive Growth

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B20 Statement for Open Markets and Inclusive Growth

In view of rising anti-globalization sentiments and increasing protectionist measures the B20 leadership...

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Heraeus Interview: The Politics of International Order at Times of Globalization-Skepticism

On December 1st 2016, Germany has assumed the Presidency of the G20 – the forum of the leading industrial and...

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B20 Germany Update

The first newsletter of B20 Germany reports about the recent B20 activities since the handover from B20 China...

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German B20 Presidency: Resilience, Responsibility and Responsiveness. Towards a future-oriented, sustainable world economy

In the G20 business dialogue (Business 20, B20) talks on key topics are commencing in October. The first B20...

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Towards a Strong and Effective G20

B20 Chair, Dr. Jürgen Heraeus emphasized in his opinion piece in the German magazine Handelsblatt that “no...

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Hand-over of Presidency in Hangzhou: Start of the B20 Germany

  • B20 Chair Heraeus: B20 Germany wants to contribute to a strong G20
  • Ulrich Grillo and Gerhard Braun commence B20...
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A Cooperative Global Governance is needed

B20 Sherpa, Dr Stormy-Annika Mildner stated in her interviews with People’s Daily China, Xinhua News Agency...

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BDI, BDA and DIHK to hold German B20 Presidency

The German government has asked the leading German business associations to conduct the official G20 economic...

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