Governance Principles for Business Associations and Chambers of Commerce

Guides & Tools

Good governance is essential to creating business associations that are independent and mission-driven, can grow a broad membership base, can be responsible financial stewards, provide membership services, and effectively represent their member interests in the public policy process. Having this in mind, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and the World Chambers Federation (WCF) developed key principles in order to facilitate good governance within business associations. The principles aim at capturing a broad set of good governance guidelines, which business associations in different countries can use to evaluate their existing practices and initiate improvements they deem necessary.

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Published Date: November 06, 2011