About ICC Digital Standards Initiative (DSI)
The ICC Digital Standards Initiative (DSI), based in Singapore, is a public-private partnership backed by an international Governing Board comprising policymakers from governments and international organisations, including the International Chambers of Commerce, the Government of Singapore, Asian Development Bank, World Trade Organisation and World Customs Organisation. The ICC DSI is committed to accelerating the development of a globally harmonised, digitised trade environment, as a key enabler of dynamic, sustainable, inclusive growth. It engages the public sector to progress regulatory and institutional reform, and mobilise the private sector on adoption, implementation, and capacity building.
The ICC DSI aims to unify and digitise the global trading system by adhering to these core principles and practices:
About International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is the institutional representative of more than 45 million companies in over 100 countries. Its core mission is to make business work for everyone, every day, everywhere. Through a unique mix of advocacy, solutions and standard setting, the ICC promotes international trade, responsible business conduct and a global approach to regulation, in addition to providing market leading dispute resolution services. Its members include many of the world’s leading companies, SMEs, business associations and local chambers of commerce.
The ICC represents business interests at the highest levels of intergovernmental decision-making, whether at the World Trade Organization, the United Nations or the G20 – ensuring the voice of business is heard. It is this capacity to bridge the public and private sectors that sets it apart as a unique institution, responding to the needs of any stakeholder involved in international commerce.