Enhancing Last Mile Connectivity: The Silicon Valley of India
AMCHAM and Uber released the report in the presence of Sri D. K. Shivakumar Hon’ ble Deputy Chief Minister, Government of Karnataka during AMCHAM’S Signature Event GLOBAL TECH CITY: BENGALURU on 18th August on Enhancing Last Mile Connectivity: The Silicon Valley of India. This report serves as a clarion call to Bengaluru, Karnataka, and the nation at large to harness the collective imagination, determination, and innovation that reside within their boundaries. Through concerted efforts, visionary policies, and a commitment to sustainable development, Bengaluru can emerge as a model for global cities of the future – where economic growth, environmental stewardship, and social harmony intertwine seamlessly, lighting the path towards a better tomorrow.
Innovative Technologies & Therapies And The Last Mile Delivery Initiatives by
Members of AMCHAM’S Medical Devices Committee
During AMCHAM’s Healthcare Summit, the Medical Device Committee members of AMCHAM released a report focusing on Innovative Technologies & Therapies and the last mile delivery initiative carried out by their organizations. The primary objective of the report is to highlight the best practices of member companies in the medical sector, offering a unique opportunity to delve into the different aspects of healthcare access, quality, and innovation. The report includes inputs from Bausch + Lomb, BD, Boston Scientific, GE HealthCare , Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Providence, Stryker & Teleflex.
The India Edge: U.S. Industries Catalysing the Growth Trajectory
AMCHAM and KPMG released this report in the presence of Mr. Piyush Goyal, Minister of Commerce and Industry, Government of India at AMCHAM’s 31st Annual General Meeting on May 4th in New Delhi. India today stands at a global vantage point. The world’s most populous country with an increasingly open economy and a strong technology sector has demonstrated the potential to operate at scale with skill. The energies and aspirations of its industries and citizens, coupled with the investor friendly reforms are helping drive its near-term ambition of becoming the third largest economy by the turn of this decade.
Future of Urban Mobility
A world-class infrastructure is the way to achieve a $5 trillion economy, as envisaged by the Government of India, and the policies of the government aimed to transform transport planning are playing a pivotal role to encourage amalgamation of technology in transportation to provide safe and efficient transport solutions across the country. Zero emission mobility platforms to achieve carbon neutrality by bringing in the EV policy and integrated solutions create seamless experiences to passengers for the first and last mile connectivity. These laudable initiatives culminate in aiding the ease of living.
Capability Deck: Sustainable Initiatives
AMCHAM’S Agriculture & Food Processing Committee members prepared a capability deck on Sustainable Initiatives undertaken by their respective organizations. The deck showcases member companies’ best practices in agriculture and food sectors. It aims to promote sustainability as a way forward and motivates companies to take a more sustainable approach towards development. The deck includes inputs from Agilent, Beam Suntory, Cargill India, Coca-Cola, Hershey, International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), John Deere, Kellogg, Mondelez India & PepsiCo.
Global Capability Centers: Powering the Growth of Indian Commercial Real Estate
AMCHAM India in partnership with Cushman & Wakefield launched a report, Global Capability Centers – Powering the Growth of Indian Commercial Real Estate at the AMCHAM India GCC Summit 3.0; Future-proofing U.S.-India Partnership. Key take aways from the report: How GCCs in India will be a key cohort driving major transformation in the Indian Real Estate space. Not only would they usher in fresh demand for high quality spaces, they will be catalyst for change towards sustainable buildings, innovation at work, and upgrading of wellbeing quotient. India is set to embrace a host of GCC occupiers looking to exploit its large digital ecosystem, tech talent pool, and resilient economy.
Strengthening American Business and Investment in the Indo- Pacific
The meeting between IPEF Member Countries concluded on September 9 in Los Angeles. Members released four ministerial statements relevant to each IPEF pillar: Trade, Supply Chain, Clean Economy, and Fair Economy.
Ease of Doing Business 2.0: Accelerating Transformation for India @100
The knowledge paper highlights how the U.S. and India have had a natural, trusted, and strengthening partnership which is now well-positioned to support India’s Amrit Kaal vision and aspirations. Mr. Piyush Goyal, Minister of Commerce & Industry, Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution & Minister of Textiles, Government of India, released this knowledge paper at AMCHAM’s 30th AGM on April 21st, 2022.
Presentation on Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme: Opportunities for U.S. Companies
Presentation on the PLI scheme by Mr. Rajeev Dimri, Partner, National Head for Tax – KPMG in India, and Mr. Waman Parkhi, Partner, Indirect Tax – KPMG in India for AMCHAM members at the webinar on March 16th 2022
AMCHAM Post-budget review, Union Budget 2022-23
AMCHAM presentation on the review of Union Budget 2022-23, led by the Chairperson of the Tax, Tariff and Regulatory Affairs Committee at the webinar on February 4th, 2022
Building Back Better Together: U.S. Companies in India
The AMCHAM 2022 table calendar ‘Building Back Better Together: U.S. Companies in India’ showcases the silver-lining of the pandemic, people coming together in a time of great need. The calendar features the engagement of U.S. companies in India’s fight against COVID-19 and the steps taken by member companies to protect stakeholders, their employees and the communities they live and work in.
AMCHAM Pre-budget Recommendations, 2022-2023
AMCHAM presentation at the Pre-Budget meeting for the Union Budget 2022-23 to Mr. J.B. Mohapatra, Chairman, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India on 2nd December 2021
The alliance between India and the US is one of the defining relationships of the 21st century. The bi-lateral trust has grown into a global strategic partnership driven by convergence of interest on regional and global issues. Both countries have more than 50 dialogue mechanisms covering cooperation in areas of defence & security, trade & investment, civil nuclear energy, cyber security etc.
In recent years, the Indian economy has experienced unprecedented growth rates owing primarily to the robust service and industry sector. The agriculture sector still remains the mainstay of the economy by providing employment to over half of the population.
The India-U.S. relationship is founded on shared values and strong people-to-people connections. In the recent years, the two countries have been working closely on areas of mutual strategic concern, from the Indo-Pacific to climate change. Alongside, U.S.-India trade has grown steadily, covering multiple sectors such as aerospace, defence and security, clean energy, and healthcare.
In 2014, India became the first country in the world to mandate CSR spend through legislative action. In the six years since, nearly INR 100,000 crore has been cumulatively spent by nearly 30,000 companies that come under the CSR ambit. This data driven report illustrates trends and patterns that have emerged in the CSR ecosystem and was released at AMCHAM’s 4th CSR Conference: Capacity Building in the CSR Ecosystem on August 17th, 2021.
AMCHAM India, with knowledge partner Sattva, have used data from 2014-19 to get a glimpse of the contributions that U.S. companies have made by sector and geography. The report was released on January 19th at AMCHAM’s 3rd Annual CSR Conference: Capacity Building in the CSR Ecosystem.
The American Chamber of Commerce in India (AMCHAM) along with FTI consulting, consulted members this whitepaper that looks into six critical infrastructure sectors and has provided a detailed structure in consultation with the industry and feedback received by the National Cybersecurity Coordinator (NCSC) task force committee.
The Indian economy grew to $1 trillion in 2004 and further to $2 trillion in 2014. In the past five years, the Indian economy experienced a 50-percent growth rate and saw unprecedented progress in innovation, manufacturing, digitisation and skilling.
‘Investing in People – Changing Lives: U.S. Companies in India’ shares the stories of how our members impact people pan India, whether through training, re-skilling, education, medical assistance, women’s empowerment initiatives, encouraging entrepreneurship or CSR endeavours across multiple sectors.
Currently, more than 1,000 American companies synergize their core competencies to enhance their global businesses. The comprehensive government to government engagement created the U.S.-India Trade Policy Forum and U.S.-India Commercial Dialogue which met in October 2017 and the upcoming U.S.
AMCHAM member companies submitted photos of their CSR activities across the following areas: computer literacy, environment, health and sanitation, rural education, safety, skill development, water, and women’s empowerment.
Snapshot of Projects Under Lighthouse Smart Cities: A Quarterly Solutions-Based Project Update Report
AMCHAM, in collaboration with PwC, created a publication in an attempt to bring together vital information on projects being under-taken and successfully executed in a few of India’s smart cities.
AMCHAM, in collaboration with KPMG in India, published a knowledge paper for the annual AMCHAM door knock delegation to Washington D.C. from 25th – 28th June 2017. The document provides an industry perspective on India’s economy.
THE INDIA JOURNEY – AMCHAM India celebrates 25 years of American companies’ contribution to India’s economy, society and U.S.-India friendship
During the last 25 years, AMCHAM has partnered with India through its growth journey across sectors, viz.
American companies have been operating in India since 1902. Following India’s economic reforms, FDI from U.S. companies has exceeded 50 billion dollars. U.S.
An initiative of the CSR Committee, the AmCham CSR Compendium Happily Going Miles for Their Smiles showcases the CSR activities of U.S. companies in India.
This Capability Deck will function as a rich resource base outlining the competitive and cutting edge technologies of U.S. expertise, products, services, know-how and solutions in the field of infrastructure, energy and smart city domains.
The rapid pace of growth of the Indian economy over the last decade has led to increased global interest in it. Foreign last decade has led to increased global interest in it.
The Indian market offers lucrative and diverse opportunities for the U.S. companies/investors with the right products and services, despite a slow economic growth
By joining AMCHAM India, you become part of an active and dynamic Apex Chamber of U.S. Industry in India with a membership base of more than 400 American companies in India. AMCHAM is an important voice for policy advocacy, a critical source for business intelligence, a vibrant platform for networking and expanding your business.