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Cancellation of 2020 Concordia Europe – AmChamSpain Summit in Madrid

After diligently monitoring the global spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, AmChamSpain and Concordia have made the difficult decision to cancel the upcoming Concordia Europe – AmChamSpain Summit, initially scheduled to take place on March 24, 2020, in Madrid, Spain. As organizers, we believe a more connected world is a better world, but we have a… Read More

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An Update on COVID-19

A message from Matthew Swift, Concordia Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO.Read More

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Spain on the Global Stage: 2020 Concordia Europe – AmChamSpain Summit

Following a period of prolonged uncertainty, domestic instability, and political deadlock, Spain has a new government in place—and it marks the country’s first coalition government since democracy was restored in 1978. In a Europe dominated by shifting alliances, Spain has the power to not only shape the outlook for the European Union (EU), but to… Read More

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This CEO Supports Diverse Entrepreneurs. Here’s His Advice.

Concordia's Day of Engagement marks the unofficial end of the Concordia Annual Summit, connecting issues with real, high-impact social alliances. This year, Envolve, an organization that supports diverse entrepreneurs, joined us. CEO, Chris Upperman, shared some of his best advice for budding business owners in honor of National Entrepreneurs' Day.Read More

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How a Work-First Culture Harms Fathers & Prevents Gender Equality

On November 13, Concordia and Philip Morris International (PMI) will co-host a breakfast focusing on diversity and inclusion. Josh Levs, former NPR and CNN journalist and leading global expert on “modern dads at work,” will deliver remarks on the role working fathers play in achieving gender equality. We recently sat down with Josh to get his insight into this critical area.Read More

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2019 Annual Summit Report

Today, Concordia releases its 2019 Annual Summit Report. Held on September 22-24 in New York City, the ninth Concordia Annual Summit convened over 3,200 leaders, changemakers, and luminaries for what was the leading nonpartisan global affairs forum parallel to the UN General Assembly.Read More

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Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker On a Lifetime of Breast Cancer Advocacy

In 1980, Ambassador Nancy Brinker promised her sister to work tirelessly to find a cure for breast cancer. Since then, she’s founded Susan G. Komen, the world’s largest breast cancer advocacy nonprofit, which has helped reduce breast cancer by 40% over the last 30 years. Today, Ambassador Brinker focuses her efforts on The Promise Fund of Florida, which supports preventative diagnosis of breast cancer among women in South Florida. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Concordia caught up with Ambassador Brinker to reflect on her life's work.Read More

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#TimesUp & Farmworker Rights Activist Mónica Ramírez Talks Activism & Identity

At the 2019 Concordia Annual Summit, activist Mónica Ramírez, joined actors Diane Guerrero and Olga Segura and VICE Host Paola Ramos for an inaugural all-Latinx panel to discuss issues facing the Latinx community. We caught up with her to continue the conversation on her life's work.Read More

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Sustainable Snacks: The Bronx-Based Company Making Healthy Snacks Accessible

In 2016, Rebecca Scott, Founder of Sustainable Snacks, won the Envolve Award USA, which supports entrepreneurs from underserved communities. In honor of World Food Day, which raises awareness around issues of poverty and hunger, don’t miss this quick read with Scott on food security and creating a health-focused, Bronx-based brand.Read More

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Building the Next Generation of Puerto Rican Entrepreneurs

Last month, Concordia Patron Member, Angelique Sina, brought her organization, Friends of Puerto Rico, and their pop-up coffee shop, Café Ama, to the 2019 Concordia Annual Summit. The social impact nonprofit focuses on mobilizing economic opportunities for the people of Puerto Rico. In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, we spoke to Sina about her vision for supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs on the often-forgotten island. Read More

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Top Brand Expert, Beth Doane, Talks Mental Health

After a moving speech at the 2019 Concordia Annual Summit about her own personal battles with mental health, brand expert and CEO of Main & Rose, Beth Doane, shares her tips for health and success in the modern workplace. Read More