The International Trade Centre (ITC) is the only development agency that is fully dedicated to supporting the internationalization of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
This means that the agency enables SMEs in developing and transition economies to become more competitive and connect to international markets for trade and investment, thus raising incomes and creating job opportunities, especially for women, young people, and poor communities.
Among ITC's focus areas supporting enterprise competitiveness, one is centred around the green economy and supporting enterprise competitiveness through becoming more sustainable. ITC's work ranges from supporting enterprises to prepare for climate change, reduce their environmental footprint, to creating transparency around sustainable product standards, accessing sustainable markets and greeen finance.
Established in 1964, the International Trade Centre (ITC) is the joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations.