Our Words

From time to time the Global Foundation publishes reports of its global and Australian deliberations, as well as articles and news coverage on topical issues.

December 1, 2016

The Rome Roundtable – 13 & 14 January 2017

The Rome Roundtable The Rome Roundtable – 13 & 14 January, 2017 The Global Foundation will convene the next edition of its Rome Roundtable, to be […]
November 29, 2016

AIIB International Advisory Panel Holds Inaugural Meeting

AIIB International Advisory Panel Holds Inaugural Meeting Beijing, October 19, 2016 – The first meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s International Advisory Panel was held […]
November 27, 2016

China’s global role – the Diaspora

China’s global role – the Diaspora Malacca, Malaysia – World Chinese Economic Summit Steve Howard delivered an address regarding China’s economy and the Chinese diaspora’s rapidly […]
October 10, 2016

Concept paper – the Party and the World Dialogue 2016

Concept paper – the Party and the World Dialogue 2016 Foundation Secretary, General Steve Howard will attend and address a Dialogue on Global Economic Governance, entitled […]
September 8, 2016

‘Co-operative Globalisation’: Conversations with two of Australia’s finest

‘Co-operative Globalisation’: Conversations with two of Australia’s finest Members and guests recently enjoyed discussions in Melbourne and in Sydney with two of the most influential Australians […]
September 4, 2016

Institutional investor interview with Pascal Lamy

Institutional investor interview with Pascal Lamy Q: your involvement with trade policy goes back to the 1990s, which seems like a golden age now. What happened […]
August 15, 2016

The Global Foundation calls for new era of ‘Cooperative Globalisation’

The Global Foundation calls for new era of ‘Cooperative Globalisation’ Getting a grip on a nation and a world in flux The Global Foundation has called […]
August 14, 2016

Executive Summary – Why The Global Foundation? Why Rome?

Why The Global Foundation? Why Rome? We are a trusted global platform, with unique convening power We are cross-sectional – ie we bring, to the one […]
August 8, 2016

Business Leaders Move to Strengthen Vatican Ties

Business Leaders Move to Strengthen Vatican Ties Corporate executives seek common ground with Catholic Church on the ethics of global capitalism By Francis X. Rocca – […]
August 8, 2016

Background to the Rome round table meeting

Background to the Rome round table meeting Steve Howard, Roundtable convenor, Secretary General of The Global Foundation When The Global Foundation and its partners decided to […]
August 8, 2016

World’s 400 largest consumer goods firms and supermarket chains commit to eradicate forced labour from their global supply chains

Fighting Forced Labour – A Rallying Call from the Consumer Goods Industry The Board of The Consumer Goods Forum calls for an ambitious action plan and […]
August 8, 2016

Cardinal Parolin: Pope Is Calling All to Put Powers of Human Mind at Service of Common Good

Cardinal Parolin: Pope Is Calling All to Put Powers of Human Mind at Service of Common Good “In times of crisis and economic hardship a spirit […]
August 6, 2016

Vatican will slavery-proof its supply chains

Vatican commits to slavery – proofing its own supply chains The Vatican says it will ensure that its supply chains don’t use forced labor after a […]
August 3, 2016

Sir Peter Cosgrove Speech – Wednesday, 30 March 2016

I acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, and pay my respects to their elders, past and present, and to elders from other communities who may be with us today.
August 2, 2016

Key aide insists Pope Francis isn’t anti-business

Key aide insists Pope Francis isn’t anti-business Inés San Martín – January 18, 2016 VATICAN CORRESPONDENT ROME — In some quarters, there’s a perception that under […]