New Trade Associations and Chambers (TACs) Partner: Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (SICC)

1 April 2020, Singapore – We are pleased to share that Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (SICC) has officially come on board as the first Trade Associations and Chambers Programme Partner of ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute (ISEAS).

ISEAS’ partnership programme for TAC is an annual subscription programme for our partners to actively support quality, independent and relevant ISEAS research and benefit from it in the progress. 

We would like to thank SICC for joining this programme and look forward to working closely with the Chamber to bring ISEAS’ multi-disciplinary analyses on geopolitical, economic and socio-cultural issues in the region to its nearly 600 member companies soon. Mr Victor Mills, Chief Executive of SICC said:  “This partnership will allow us to deepen and broaden our members’ understanding of ASEAN by partnering with Singapore’s pre-eminent research institute on southeast Asia.”

About ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute (ISEAS)
The ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute (ISEAS), established as an autonomous organisation by the Singapore Government in 1968, is a regional research centre dedicated to the study of socio-political, security and economic trends and developments in Southeast Asia and its wider geostrategic and economic environment. The Institute aims to stimulate research and debate within scholarly circles, enhance public awareness of the region, and facilitate the search for viable solutions to the varied problems confronting the region. It also strives to nurture a community of scholars interested in the study of the region.

About Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (SICC)
The Chamber has been helping businesses and Singapore since 1837 to build and sustain a vibrant economy. Of its nearly 600 member companies half are Singaporean owned and half foreign-owned businesses. The Chamber provides an inclusive and purposeful network which encourages and facilitates member companies and their teams to collaborate to innovate, to create and sustain positive workplace culture and to embrace continual leadership and team development. Key focus areas include understanding ASEAN better, anti-ageism in the workforce, transitioning the economy to circular models and win-win feedback to government on policies and policy implementation.