Never has it been more important that the G7 shows global digital leadership.
Ahead of the G7 Digital Ministerial meeting on April 28– 29, the B7 federations - including the CBI - have published a Digital Statement setting out key principles and recommendations in this space.
The statement sets out five priority areas:
- Resilient network infrastructure through a diverse supply chain
- Free data flows, supported by data protection standards the public trust (‘data free flow with trust’)
- The strongest safeguards to keep public institutions, citizens and businesses cybersecure
- A stable regulatory environment which promotes innovation, investment and competition, while supporting democratic values
- Widespread alignment and adoption of tools to digitise trade and make it frictionless.
Download the statement to read the detailed recommendations and principles in full.
The B7 Digital Policy group is comprised of the CBI, BDI, BusinessEurope, Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Confindustria, Keidanren, MEDEF and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and is chaired by Rob Shuter, CEO, BT Enterprise Unit.