In 2020, as the Pacific Council celebrates its 25th anniversary, we want to increase our impact and ensure that the next generation of global leaders understands the importance of international engagement, writes Jerrold D. Green.
Newly appointed member of the Pacific Council’s Board of Directors and President and CEO of the LA Area Chamber of Commerce Maria Salinas recently spoke to the Pacific Council about Los Angeles’ global influence, expanding access to diverse voices in the public and private sector, and her vision as a new Council Director.
On Thursday, May 2, Pacific Council President and CEO Jerry Green accepted the Stanley T. Olafson Bronze Plaque Award at the 2019 World Trade Week Kick-off Breakfast in Downtown LA. Presented by the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce since 1933, the award honors a member of the international trade community whose outstanding dedication, efforts, and achievements in the field have advanced global trade in the Southern California region.
Just as the U.S. digital copyright law inspired Europe to adopt safe harbors for online companies in the earliest days of the internet, Europe’s new copyright law may inspire Washington to rethink how and how much creative professionals are paid—including by social media titans—in a vastly different and richer digital economy, writes Justin Hughes in the Los Angeles Times.
Pacific Council President and CEO Dr. Jerrold D. Green has been selected to receive the World Trade Week 2019 Stanley T. Olafson Bronze Plaque Award, in recognition of his role in advancing global trade in the Southern California region.
As U.S. cities are home to two thirds of the entire population, the practice of city diplomacy has now become essential for local communities to thrive in a globalized society, write Jay Wang and Sohaela Amiri.
The way California organizes under Governor Newsom to deal with the challenges presented by globalization will determine the state’s fundamental prosperity and security, writes Alison Holmes.
Pacific Council member and Consul General of Canada in Los Angeles James Villeneueve pens his goodbye as his term comes to an end.
We purchased the California News Group because we want to preserve the integrity, honesty, and fairness we’ve observed in our decades as avid readers of the Los Angeles Times. The California News Group will continue to play its pivotal role in our communities, from Los Angeles to San Diego, projecting out to the world, writes Patrick Soon-Shiong.
California will now be a major home to international arbitration following the passage of recent legislation, write Michael C. Kelley, Richard Chernick, and Howard B. Miller.
The rise of socially-conscious companies in Los Angeles are contributing to the city's progress toward the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, writes Marissa Moran.