GFCC Welcomes Two New Members

The GFCC is pleased to welcome Bond University and Western Economic Diversification Canada as new members to our growing innovation community. Their unique Global Perspectives will strengthen the GFCC’s expertise on a range of vital topics. Bond University is a private university located in Queensland, Australia. Established in 1987, the university hosts over 4,000 students just […]

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ATHEX Holds Event on Value of Corporate Governance

On June 28th, 2018, the Athens Exchange Group (ATHEX) held an event to recognize outstanding achievement on the Value of Corporate Governance. The event featured participation from Mr. Sokratis Lazaridis, ATHEX CEO; Mr. George Handjinicolaou, Chairman of the Board at Piraeus Bank; and GFCC President, the Honorable Deborah Wince-Smith. This event focused on the innovative […]

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Portugal Economic Forum Held with GFCC as Official Partner

On June 15, the Portugal Economic Forum, hosted by the AICEP Portugal Global (Portuguese Trade & Investment Agency) and the Portugal-US Chamber of Commerce (PUSCC), was held in New York City. GFCC President Deborah Wince-Smith moderated a panel discussing “Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Portugal’s Future Industries” alongside leaders from Cisco, Google, Embraer and WeDo Technologies. The […]

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ATHEX Joins GFCC as New Member

The Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC) is pleased to welcome the Athens Exchange Group (ATHEX) as a new member. The Athens Stock Exchange (ATHEX) supports the operation of the Greek capital market. ATHEX and its subsidiary companies also operate cash and derivative markets, carry out trade clearing, settlement and registration of securities, provide comprehensive IT solutions […]

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GFCC Welcomes Consolidated Contractors Company as a New Member

  Based in Greece, this leading company in construction, engineering and international investment subscribes to the principle of socio-economic proactivity. Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) maintains its viability through technical evolution, innovation, and market adaptability. CCC is the largest construction company in the Middle East, with offices and projects in over 40 countries. This international contractor’s […]

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Michiharu Nakamura Appointed by UN Secretary General to Multi-Stakeholder Group

On April 24, GFCC Distinguished Fellow and Counselor to the President of the Japan Science and Technology Agency, Dr. Michiharu Nakamura, was appointed by UN Secretary-General António Guterres to a “10-member Multi-stakeholder Group.” The group’s stated mission is to leverage science, technology and innovation towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal objectives. The group is designed to support […]

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GFCC Partners for Smart Cities NY Conference

Building on a focus on urban innovation, GFCC partnered with Smart Cities NY for a conference on May 8-10. In an era defined by the rising prominence of urban centers as engines for economic growth across the world, policymakers and private entities must find novel ways to streamline cities: making them more sustainable, more economically […]

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Kazakhstan’s Center for Research and Consulting LLC Joins GFCC

The Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC) is pleased to welcome the Center for Research & Consulting as a new member. Based in Astana, Kazakhstan, The Center for Research & Consulting is a private company that offers consulting to both public and private entities in the Central Asian republic. With particular focus on preparing Kazakh business and […]

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GFCC Welcomes Queen Mary University of London as a New Member

The Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC) is pleased to welcome Queen Mary University of London as a new member. Queen Mary University of London is a public research university and a constituent college of the University of London. A highly academically competitive institution, Queen Mary is regularly ranked in the upper percentile of European […]

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