The bold, inclusive voice of business

We are the institutional representative of 45 million companies in more than 170 countries, making it easier for businesses to trade internationally. We believe in the power of the private sector to change the world for the better and are uniquely positioned to ensure the voice of businesses, large and small, is heard where it matters most.

Learn more about the most connected, most representative business organisation in the world.  

Our history, mission and values

Over 100 years of legacy rooted in our conviction that trade is a force for good.  

Our governance 

Leadership structure of the world business organisation 

Our business expertise 

Unrivalled global business expertise on wide range of issues 

Our global network 

A global network reaching over 45 million businesses in over 170 countries 

Our diversity 

Fostering a culture of inclusion across the organisation