Message from CWEIC Chief Executive, Richard Burge


Dear Members and Friends,

I am pleased to report on another successful few weeks at CWEIC. I travelled to speak at the Commonwealth Forum in Brussels at the end of January, highlighting to representatives of European institutions the Commonwealth’s ambition to be at the forefront of an open global trading system. We are delighted to see the growing interest from the EU in increasing ties with Commonwealth markets as preparations get under way for new EU trade deals with Australia and New Zealand.


CWEIC welcome ACCA as new Strategic Partners


We’re delighted to announce the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants as new Strategic Partners and will work with them to strengthen transparency and trust in business across the Commonwealth.


Isle of Man hosts Lord Marland for Commonwealth Business Breakfast


CWEIC Chairman Lord Marland has attended a Commonwealth Business Breakfast in Douglas and attended meetings with Chief Minister Howard Quayle and local business leaders.  


Richard Burge highlights Commonwealth-EU trade opportunities at Commonwealth Forum in Brussels


CWEIC Chief Executive Richard Burge has set out the significant opportunities for greater co-operation in trade and investment between the Commonwealth and the EU at the Commonwealth Forum in Brussels.


Upgrade the plastic to save the environment!


Symphony Environmental, world leaders in controlled life plastics, call for the urgent adoption of new technologies that can make plastic naturally biodegradable.


CWEIC holds Transparency and Business panel discussion at Goodenough College

Panellists including Transparency International’s Robert Barrington explored ways in which businesses can recover public trust.
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