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1 0 th Anniversary Memorandum Fostering Understanding

2 Fostering Understanding The Social Trends Institute (STI) is an independent, non-profit research institute that offers institutional and financial support to academics in all fields who seek to make sense of emerging social trends and their effects on human communities. STI focuses its research efforts on four subject areas: Family, Bioethics, Culture & Lifestyles, and Corporate Governance. STI organizes Experts Meetings, which bring together scholars to present and discuss their original research in an academic forum. These meetings are intended to foster open intellectual dialogue between scholars from all over the world and with different academic backgrounds, disciplines and beliefs. STI s sole aim is to promote research and scholarship of the highest academic standards. In doing so, it hopes to make a scholarly contribution towards understanding the varying and complex social trends that are shaping the modern world.

3 Governing Bodies Board of Directors Carlos Cavallé, Chairman Ann M. Brach Ralph Coti Ana Marta González Andrew MacDougall Tracey O Donnell Federico Riera Marsá Board of Advisors Carlos Cavallé, Chairman Eneko Belausteguigoitia Ana Marta González Eva Illouz Harold James Alejandro Llano Janne Haaland Matlary Manfred Spieker Executive Committee Carlos Cavallé, President Ralph Coti, Secretary Andrew MacDougall, Vice President Tracey O Donnell, Secretary General Federico Riera Marsá, Vice President, Treasurer STI s founder Carlos Cavallé is Chairman of STI. He is currently the president of the Public Sector-Private Sector Research Center, a founder and partner of several companies in Spain, and director of various international companies. He is a trustee of the New York-based Institute for Media and Entertainment, and of the Strategy Research Foundation. In 99, Professor Cavallé was honored with Harvard Business School s Distinguished Service Award. He has received the University of Navarra s Gold Medal and the Creu de Sant Jordi, a distinction granted by the Catalan government. He has also published several books and many articles.

4 CUBA 0 th Anniversary Memorandum More than 250 experts/participants from 22 countries and over 35 institutions Canada 0/6 Belgium France 4 Norway Sweden 2 Finland UK 42/27 Switzerland 4 Germany 3/3 Turkey USA /54 Spain 25/5 Mexico Portugal Italy 25/5 Austria India COLOMBIA Ghana Kenya 3 South Africa Australia 3 Chile Experts/Institutions they represent

5 Publications as of October, books published Marriage and the Public Good: Ten Principles The Meaning of Marriage: Family, State, Market and Morals El matrimonio importa: Veintiséis conclusiones de las ciencias sociales. 2006, 2007 Matrimonio y bien común: Los diez principios de Princeton Fashion and Identity: A Multidisciplinary Approach Rethinking Business Management: Examining the Foundations of Business Education Gender Identities in a Globalized World Ehe und Gemeinwohl. Zehn Leitlinien Entre el derecho y la moral Profit, Prudence and Virtue: Essays in Ethics, Business and Management The Social Costs of Pornography: A Statement of Findings and Recommendations. 200 The Social Costs of Pornography: A Collection of Papers. 200 Embryo: A Defense of Human Life. 2008, 20 Frontiers of Globalization: Kinship and Family Structures in Africa. 20 Is This Cell a Human Being? Exploring the Status of Embryos, Stem Cells and Human-Animal Hybrids. 20 The Sustainable Demographic Dividend: What Do Marriage and Fertility Have to Do with the Economy?. 20 The Responsible Corporation in a Global Economy. 20 Identities Through Fashion: A Multidisciplinary Approach. 20 La Pornografía: Sus efectos sociales y criminógenos. Una aproximación multidisciplinar. 20 Natural Law, Economics and the Common Good. 202 El dividendo demográfico sostenible: Qué tienen que ver el matrimonio y la fecundidad con la economía?. 202 Whither the Child: Causes and Consequences of Low Fertility. 202 Embrión: Una defensa de la vida humana. 202 Mapping Family Change and Child Well-being Outcomes: World Family Map Is Science Compatible with Free Will? Exploring Free Will and Consciousness in the Light of Quantum Physics and Neuroscience. 202 Mapa mundial de la familia 203: Los cambios en la familia y su impacto en el bienestar de la niñez. 203 alliances and Some Collaborating Institutions Bendheim Center for Finance (US), Child Trends (US), Clayton Fund (US), Culture of Life Foundation (US), European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), IESE Business School (SPAIN), Warwick Business School (UK), Princeton University (US), The Anscombe Bioethics Centre (UK), The Center for Business in Society (SPAIN), The European University Institute (ITALY), The Home Renaissance Foundation (UK), The Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture (US), The Institute for Family Studies (US), The Jacques Maritain Center at Notre Dame University (US), The Strategic Management Society (US), The Thomas More Institute (UK), The University of Navarra (SPAIN), The University of Virginia (US), The Witherspoon Institute (US), Yale University (US). meetings Held in 2 different locations in 4 countries (US, Spain, Italy, United Kingdom). family bioethics graduate seminars (4) culture and lifestyles corporate governance others 27 = meetings in 0 years

6 Fostering Understanding 20 E. 6st Street, New York, NY 0065, USA Carrer L Abadessa Olzet, 23, Barcelona, Spain

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