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Accelerating Competitiveness Through Collaboration

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New Publications

2021 GFCC Global Competitiveness Principles

The 2021 GFCC Global Competitiveness Principles provides a framework for countries, cities, and businesses that strive to be competitive and become more prosperous. The 2021 Principles incorporate a new focus on building the resilience of econo­mies and the agility of companies and institutions in an era of rapid change.

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Frame the Future Guidelines and Recommendations for Future Competitiveness

The Frame the Future Guidelines and Recommendations for Future Competitiveness gathers best practices, trends, and recommendations related to the ten strategic competitiveness areas. This report recaps the 2021 Frame the Future Conversation Series, which gathered leaders from 26 countries and hundreds of participants from 62 countries to discuss building a better future through innovation, partnership, resilience, inclusiveness, and sustainability.

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Frame the Future Thought Pieces

The GFCC is launching a series of 20 original pieces written by business, research, policy, education, and innovation leaders who participate in the Frame the Future Series. These articles provide insightful perspectives on innovation, intellectual property rights and design, the energy transition, green infrastructure and other emergent trends informing competitiveness.

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Frame the Future Assets Page

Throughout the Frame the Future Series, the GFCC produced reports, situations papers, video recaps, and teasers for each session. This page serves as a centralized hub for all these resources. It also includes the list of participants, full footages, and links with references.

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About the GFCC

Founded in 2010, the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC) is a network of leaders and organizations from around the world committed to competitiveness and higher living standards. Our members strive to achieve innovation, productivity and prosperity in their nations, regions and cities. The GFCC develops and implements concepts, initiatives and tools to navigate the complex competitiveness landscape and take action.


Thriving markets and people rely on both their own national policies and collaborations across the globe. In this spirit, the GFCC brings together experts for their mutual competitiveness and benefit, true to the motto of Accelerating Competitiveness through Collaboration. ​

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Global Competitiveness

GFCC Membership

The GFCC provides its members with exclusive access to a network of global leaders, international competitiveness organizations, renowned corporations and research institutes by providing a platform for connections through global events and internal initiatives that are exclusively available to members. ​


Members of the GFCC engage with each other regularly, exchanging ideas, addressing challenges related to innovation and competitiveness, and comparing best practices. The GFCC not only facilitates this, but also rationalizes and filters this information. Thus, we provide research for our members through annual reports that prove valuable for their future endeavors and competitiveness strategies, be they national or international.

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