The mission of the Aspen Institute is to foster enlightened leadership and open-minded dialogue. Through seminars, policy programs, conferences and leadership development initiatives, the Institute and its international partners seek to promote nonpartisan inquiry and an appreciation for timeless values.
Columbia University is one of the top academic and research institutions in the world, conducting pathbreaking research in medicine, science, the arts, and the humanities. It includes three undergraduate schools, thirteen graduate and professional schools, and a school of continuing education.
The International Council on Human Rights Policy was established in Geneva in 1998 to conduct applied research into problems and dilemmas that face organisations working in the field of human rights. The Council is independent of governments and inter-governmental organisations as well as voluntary and private sector organisations.
Ethical Sector Communications helps non-profit organizations and not-just-for-profit businesses connect with target audiences through cutting-edge design, dynamic marketing and cohesive communications.
Saatchi & Saatchi is one of the world's leading creative organizations. They are dedicated to world-changing creative ideas that transform their clients' businesses, brands and reputations. Their radical methodology for creating emotional connections with consumers can be found at www.lovemarks.com.
Sweeney Vesty is a consultancy working with leading corporations and brands in the United States, Europe, Asia and Oceania on strategic and tactical communications programs. The firm's work aims to the build reputational capital and operational effectiveness of clients.