Business Europe, former Unice

Business Europe, formerly Unice

The employers' association at the EU level which can enter into agreements with the other employers' association, CEEP, and the trade unions organised in the ETUC. They have changed their name from  the Union of Industrial and Employers Confederations of Europe, UNICE, to "Business Europe”. 

Their current mission includes the implementation of reforms they advocate for growth and jobs, the integration of the European market, an efficient government of the EU, shaping globalisation and fighting all kinds of protectionism, to promote a secure, competitive and climate-friendly energy system and to reform European social systems to respond to global challenges. 

The association has 41 members from 35 countries including the European Union countries, the European Economic Area countries and some others.