Left to right: Jason Grove, Abbott; Rep. Gerry Connolly; Amb. Karan Bhatia, GE; Richard Nash, eBay, Inc.; Rep. Gregory Meeks; Rep. Charles Boustany; Rep. Todd Young; Leslie Griffin, UPS; Patrick Kilbride, US Chamber of Commerce.
We are global businesses advancing economic development through pro-growth public policies, and capacity building for the rule of law and good governance, infrastructure and logistics, and other capacities needed for healthy development.
We work in partnership and engagement with diverse stakeholders, including governments, NGOs and international institutions.
We advance policies and programs that expand global trade and investment (through rules – based agreements and institutions) and upgraded capacity building.
Left to right: Philip Kenol, Fontheim International, LLC; Former Rep. Jim Kolbe; Devry Boughner-Vorwerk, Cargill; David Beckmann, Bread for the World; Fred Humphries, Microsoft; Rep. Gerry Connolly; Rep. Dan Maffei; Amb. Richard Holwill, Amway.
Secretary of State John Kerry presented BCGD Trustee Fruit of the Loom with the State Department’s Award for Corporate Excellence.
BCGD joins with major NGOs and development organizations to advance economic development through open trade and capacity building, including for the rule of law.
Initiatives of BCGD and its member companies support economic development and widely shared opportunity.
Policy Forum Dinners on Global Trade and Economic Development; Regular programs featuring Members of Congress, Administration officials, business and NGO leaders.
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