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Highlights from the USIBC Data Protection Roundtable

As part of the International Privacy Forum, the U.S. India Business Council organized a data privacy roundtable on November 15  with U.S., Japanese and Indian government officials to discuss India’...

Highlights from BIGathon Mumbai Workshop

  On July 23, the U.S.-India Business Council and Mahindra partnered on the Mumbai BIGathon, a launch event for the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab’s ...

Companies Act Revision Gives Indian CSR Requirements a Bite

The Government of India has gotten serious about mandated Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by corporates.  After floating regulatory changes in November 2018, India’s upper house passed a bill...

USIBC Supports Colorado-India Trade

U.S.-India Trade and Investment: Opportunities and Best Practices 2019 SIDO Best Practices and Training Forum @ Wells Fargo Center On July 30, the U.S.-India Business Council team ...

2019 IEA Gas & Oil Technology Collaboration Program Committee Meeting

On July 8 and 9, 2019, the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center hosted the 13th Meeting of the International Energy Agency’s Gas & Oil Technology Collaboration Program Executive Committee, brin...

2019 India Ideas Summit Highlights

Photos from top left (clockwise): Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin speaks with CNBC-TV18 Managing Editor Shereen Bhan, Infosys President Ravi Kumar, Amway CEO Milind Pa...

Technology and Trade: How the LA-India Nexus Drives Innovation

Few cities in the United States can match Los Angeles as a hub for trade and investment partnerships capable of driving forward new growth for the U.S.-India commercial relationship.  With nearly 13 ...

Startup Pitch Competition: US India Business Council And Humble Ventures Partner To Host Pitch Contest For Diverse Founders

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S. India Business Council (USIBC) and humble ventures are partnering to launch a pitch competition to highlight diverse entrepreneurs and connect them with poten...

Key Updates from U.S.-India Defense Corridor & Aero India 2019

This year USIBC engaged the Indian Ministry of Defense at the highest levels. The message we received was clear: Real progress is being made towards USIBC’s policy objectives. Both in Bangalor...

CSR Laws a Success in India, but Strong Growth Obscures Challenges

India is driving the way that multinational companies think about their corporate social responsibility (CSR) work. As one of the first countries to mandate CSR spending, India has seen social impact ...

US will continue to be key market for Indian services, products: USIBC & KPMG Launch Report

In recent years, the commercial relationship between the US and India has matured significantly. Over the past decade, two-way trade has grown significantly to approximately $120 billion today. With t...

Emerging Trends in the U.S.-India Energy Corridor

U.S.-India energy cooperation is positioned to be one of the fastest growing areas of the strategic and commercial relationship over the next 20 years. The importance of energy cooperation and the ...

USIBC’s Comments on Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology’s (MeitY) Draft Data Protection Bill

Governments across the world are endeavoring to create policies that ensure robust consumer privacy protections and promote the growth of technology. Interestingly, both India and the United States ar...

5 Key Takeaways from the Indo-Pacific Infrastructure Forum

The trilateral Indo-Pacific strategy prioritizes open sea lanes, sustainable infrastructure projects, and bolstering investment into the region as a whole. The United Stat...

USIBC Hosts DIPP Secretary Ramesh Abhishek in Washington, D.C.

Last week, USIBC hosted a roundtable discussion with Secretary Ramesh Abhishek, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry. Myron Brilliant, EVP & Head of...

Financial Inclusion: A pathway to women’s empowerment

Each year, the month of March celebrates contributions of women to events in hi...

Indo-US trade: Time to seize the initiative

The two countries need to steer away from protectionist measures for the trade relationship to bloom By Nisha Biswal In recent years, the commercial relationship between the US and India has matur...