Commercial Stakeholder Group
CSG is the abbreviation for Commercial Stakeholders Group. The CSG represents the views of the commercial internet users and all the relevant sectors of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry. These commercial internet users include business organizations, small as well as large businesses and intellectual property owners and intellectual property organizations. 
The main mission of the CSG is to see to it that the policies framed by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) contribute towards making internet a safe place for the Business-to-Business as well as Business-to-Customers transactions and communications. 
The membership of the CSG is open to all the parties that have recognition in the Article X of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. Some of the members that can participate in the activities of the CSG include the Internet Service and Connectivity Providers, Intellectual Property Interests and Commercial and Business users. The members don’t have to pay any kind of fees to procure a membership in the CSG.
Roles and Responsibilities
The main responsibility of the CSG is to monitor the wide policies and procedural issues of ICANN, which also includes the Policy Development Process and Working Groups. The CSG also provides useful advices to its member Constituencies, over issues of adopting or creating any new Constituency-based Charter. The CSG also plans as well as chairs the meetings of the Stakeholders Groups including the meetings that involve Non-Contracted Parties House (NCPH).
CSG and ICANN
The Commercial Stakeholders group and Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) carry out in-meetings on a regular basis. In these meetings, CSG provides its valuable advice and recommendations with respects to consensus policies of ICANN that mostly relate to enhancing the technical reliability and stable operation of the internet or the Domain Name System DNS.