Our Purpose

Thriving economies are connected economies. Built on the strength of links between business, government, organizations and institutions. A strategic partner for global businesses and governments, BCIU helps build the infrastructure of a modern world by facilitating relationships, partnerships, and international understanding.

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We believe that business is the greatest platform for change. BCIU shares that vision and creates opportunities for us to collaborate with global partners to address ambitious goals around climate change, equity, and more.

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Stories & News


The Evolving Nature of Supply Chain Resiliency

BCIU sat down with executives at Intel to discuss the state of supply chain resiliency, the company’s environmental priorities, and what lies ahead from a policy perspective.


Reshaping Brazil: 2023 and Beyond

The 2022 general election in Brazil marked a historic political swing for the country, with liberal Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, commonly known as Lula, defeating conservative incumbent Jair Bolsonaro.


BCIU Awarded UN ECOSOC Consultative Status

After a lengthy application and approval process, BCIU is excited to announce that our organization is now formally accredited as a nongovernmental organization (NGO) through special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).


BCIU, the International Papillomavirus Society, with Co-Sponsors Merck and Roche, Host a Signature Discussion on Cervical Cancer and HPV Elimination During the International Papillomavirus Conference

On Wednesday, April 19, BCIU, the International Papillomavirus Society (IPVS), Merck (Rahway, NJ, USA, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada) and Roche hosted a timely discussion in Washington, DC during the 35th International Papillomavirus Conference on the need to eliminate cervical cancer and Human Papillomavirus (HPV).


Arianna Huffington on Leadership Culture

The group of thoughtful speakers and presenters included Arianna Huffington, founder and CEO of Thrive Global, who introduced Bourla to accept the award.


The Role of Boards in Fostering DEI

According to BCIU Director and Chair of the Board Jim Nevels, achieving company-wide change begins with leadership.

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