NEW - US business in Europe reaffirms commitment to tackling climate change

21 Jan 2021
All Committees
Transport, Energy & Climate

Brussels, 21 January 2021 – On his first day in office, President Biden announced that the United States is re-joining the Paris Agreement. The American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU) applauds this decision which signals his Administration’s intent to tackle climate change through a global framework that engages all players. 

Susan Danger, CEO, AmCham EU, said: ‘We represent companies that are already researching, developing and investing in low-carbon solutions and technologies. We have always advocated for a stable and predictable framework for investments to encourage and sustain these efforts. The Paris Agreement provides clear goals as well as a balanced and cost-efficient approach to reducing emissions.’

AmCham EU congratulates President Biden and Vice-President Harris

20 Jan 2021
All Committees
Transatlantic Task Force

Inauguration Day marks the beginning of a new four-year presidential term in the United States. The American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU) congratulates President Biden and Vice-President Harris as they assume office today. The US domestic agenda will be a crucial priority for the Administration, tackling the global pandemic and its effects on the wellbeing of citizens and the economy. On the international front, the new term is an opportunity for the US to develop an ambitious agenda in support of multilateralism. Today’s global challenges require global leadership and the US has a key role to play.

Reset, refresh, rekindle: for a new approach to the transatlantic relationship

20 Jan 2021
All Committees
Transatlantic Task Force

Opinion by Susan Danger, CEO, AmCham EU

As from 20 January 2021, President Joe Biden has taken office as the 46th President of the United States. The election itself saw the greatest voter turnout in the history of the US. This was an important reaffirmation of democracy. In the aftermath of this most fiercely contested election, the shocking and disturbing scenes from the Capitol Building on the day of the certification of the election results will serve as a reminder to President Biden that his principal task must now be to unify the country, alongside mapping the path to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.