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10th Concordia Annual Summit—Now Virtual—Brings Together Luminaries and Leaders For Critical Discussions

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The event will cover issues including the U.S. election, sustainability, and the pandemicRead More

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Fabien Cousteau to speak on Climate Change, the Promise of the Ocean, and PROTEUS™ at 10th Concordia Annual Summit

PRNewswire

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Fabien Cousteau Ocean Learning Center (FCOLC) announces today their programming partnership with Concordia for the upcoming 2020 Concordia Annual Summit (September 21-25). A global platform for renowned changemakers to share their visions and calls to action, the Summit will feature a suite of highly interactive programming formats and a digital stage, reaching more attendees than ever before…. Read More

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Adapting: public-private cooperation is crucial to positive pandemic response

Rumsfeld Foundation Blog

By: Matthew Swift, Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO, Concordia Read More

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Concordia Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO, Matthew Swift, appointed as a Senior Advisor to Rubicon

We are pleased to announce today that Concordia Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO, Matthew Swift, has been appointed as a Senior Advisor to Rubicon. As a Senior Advisor, Swift will work closely with Rubicon CEO Nate Morris to help form partnerships in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors and provide strategic advisory for the company. Matthew… Read More

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COVID-19 and Higher Education in Africa: Ashesi University Provides Strong Examples in its Response

Ashesi University in Ghana opened in 2002 with an audacious mission: to educate ethical, entrepreneurial leaders in Africa and teach its students the courage, skills, and concern they would need to transform their continent. With generous support from faculty at several world-class universities, Ashesi crafted a new approach designed to foster integrity and outstanding skills… Read More

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Ivanka Trump Returns to her Role as Diplomat at Unga

Betsy Klein, CNN

Ivanka Trump began her week at the United Nations with a diplomatic apology. «On behalf of the United States government, I apologize to all visitors and New Yorkers for the traffic,» she told a group of thought leaders at the Concordia Annual Summit Monday morning. Trump was in New York to promote her Women’s Global… Read More

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Warren Buffet’s Heir has an Usual Job: Fighting Drug Cartels in Colombia

Observer

Howard Buffett, Warren Buffett’s eldest son and the successor apparent of Berkshire Hathaway, as well as CEO of the $340 million Howard G. Buffett Foundation, doesn’t show up in the limelight often. But when he does, you’d better listen up. “Every corporation has a responsibility. The idea that [a company] is a pure profit-generating machine… Read More

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Ivanka Trump to talk women’s economic empowerment next week at Concordia Summit in New York City

Savannah Behrmann USA TODAY

WASHINGTON — Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump’s eldest daughter and of his White House advisers, is taking her signature push for women’s rights and women’s empowerment to an audience of global thought leaders next week. She will participate in conversations at the Concordia Annual Summit on Sept. 23 to discuss her work with the Women’s Global Development… Read More

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U.S. Trade Chief Says China Policy Change ‘not Going To Be Easy’

Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump’s top trade official said on Tuesday that changing China’s economic policies to become more market-oriented “is not going to be easy” even with tariffs now in place on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, in rare public remarks at the Concordia Summit, said “endless dialogues” with… Read More

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This is What Jennifer Lawrence has Done with Her Year Off from Acting

Vanity Fair

The actress has been lending her talents to a grassroots anti-corruption organization during her acting sabbatical. On Tuesday morning, Donald Trump addressed the U.N., and as befits one of our country’s most treasured comedians, he was met with much laughter. Meanwhile, down the street, at the Hyatt outside Grand Central, one of our actual most… Read More