The Global Institute and Visionary Awards Celebration is an ideal opportunity to promote your services and establish collaborations with our audience of accomplished C-suite and board-level professionals. 

GLOBAL LEAD SPONSOR

KPMG LLP is the U.S. firm of the KPMG global organization of independent professional services firms providing audit, tax and advisory services. The KPMG global organization operates in 145 countries and territories and has close to 236,000 people working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. KPMG International Limited is a private English company limited by guarantee. KPMG International Limited and its related entities do not provide services to clients.

 

KPMG is widely recognized for being a great place to work and build a career. Our people share a sense of purpose in the work we do, and a strong commitment to community service, inclusion and diversity, and eradicating childhood illiteracy.

Pearl Meyer is the leading advisor to Boards and senior management on the alignment of executive compensation with business and leadership strategy, making pay programs a powerful catalyst for value creation and competitive advantage.

Pearl Meyer’s global clients stand at the forefront of their industries and range from emerging high-growth, not-for-profit, and private companies to the Fortune 500 and FTSE 350. The firm has offices in New York, Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Houston, London, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.

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GLOBAL EXECUTIVE SPONSOR

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GLOBAL EXECUTIVE SPONSOR

Spencer Stuart is a global leader in executive search and the adviser of choice to top companies seeking counsel on senior leadership needs. Our clients include leading multinational corporations, medium-sized businesses, entrepreneurial startups and nonprofit organizations across a variety of industries.

Founded in 1956 and still privately owned, Spencer Stuart today has 56 offices in 30 countries. Our global reach, leadership in CEO and senior executive searches, and status as the premier firm for board counsel and recruitment give us unparalleled access to the world’s top executive talent.

Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead and act with certainty, earning the trust of their stakeholders.

GLOBAL STRATEGIC SPONSOR

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GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGIC SPONSOR

S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) is the world’s foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets, offering ESG solutions, deep data, and insights on the critical economic, market, and business factors. We’ve been providing essential intelligence that unlocks opportunity, fosters growth, and accelerates progress for more than 160 years. Our divisions include S&P Global Ratings, S&P Global Market Intelligence, S&P Dow Jones Indices, and S&P Global Platts.

Vinson & Elkins lawyers are committed to excellence and steeped in the energy and finance industries, offering clients experience handling transactions, investments, projects and disputes worldwide.

The firm’s deep bench of more than 630 lawyers collaborating across 16 offices allows a multi-disciplinary approach, whether companies need guidance on complex transactions or litigation. V&E brings insight and know-how, building on a strong foundation since 1917 that offers clients an understanding of the intersection of energy, finance and the law. 

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GLOBAL SUPPORTING SPONSOR

Akin Gump was founded in 1945 with the guiding vision that commitment, excellence and integrity would drive the success of the firm. We incorporated those qualities into the firm’s core values as we grew into an international, full-service law firm positioned at the intersection of commerce, policy and the law.

Our goal in every engagement is to offer a level of client service that not only meets but anticipates our clients’ needs and exceeds their expectations. We serve clients in over 85 practices that range from the traditional, such as corporate and litigation, to the contemporary, such as climate change and cybersecurity. Our lawyers collaborate across borders and practice areas to provide comprehensive counsel.

When search firms or corporations have open board opportunities, they can use Equilar’s robust database of 140,000 public corporate board members, executives and other qualified candidates, to find people who fit their needs. WCD members will be highlighted as part of a search function for diverse directors.  This is one additional avenue our members can use to get noticed for new board opportunities.

GLOBAL SUPPORTING SPONSOR

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GLOBAL SUPPORTING SPONSOR

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IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector. We help developing countries achieve sustainable growth by financing investment, providing advisory services to businesses and governments, and mobilizing capital in the international financial markets.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global financial institution that delivers a broad range of financial services across investment banking, securities, investment management and consumer banking to a large and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals.

 

Goldman Sachs’ mission is to advance sustainable economic growth and financial opportunity across the globe. Drawing upon over 150 years of experience working with the world’s leading businesses, entrepreneurs, and institutions, we mobilize our people and resources to advance the success of our clients, broaden individual prosperity and accelerate economic progress for all.

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JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking is a business of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $3.8 trillion and operations worldwide. Through its Middle Market Banking & Specialized Industries, Corporate Client Banking & Specialized Industries and Commercial Real Estate businesses, Commercial Banking serves emerging startups to midsize businesses and large corporations as well as government entities, not-for-profit organizations, and commercial real estate investors, developers and owners. Clients are supported through every stage of growth with specialized industry expertise and tailored financial solutions including credit and financing, treasury and payment services, international banking, advisory services and more.

With access to bankers dedicated to supporting women-owned businesses, in addition to firm-wide resources and personnel, JPMorgan Chase can facilitate the connections that will take businesses to the next level. Information about JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking is available at www.jpmorganchase.com/commercial 

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Joele Frank provides effective and disciplined communications counsel and support to help our clients take control in advancing their business and strategic objectives. Our clients include both large, global public corporations and smaller, private enterprises in a wide range of industries. Our professionals have been recognized by our peers, journalists and the financial community for their quality work, strategic acumen and creative approach to challenging issues. The firm’s expertise includes transaction communications, shareholder activism, investor relations, environmental/social/governance (ESG), restructuring and bankruptcy, crisis communications and special situations, litigation support, private equity, corporate communications and media relations, and design and digital. Joele Frank consistently ranks among the top PR firms in announced M&A transactions, defense against activist investors, and restructurings.

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As one of America's largest capital investors in infrastructure, with between $50 and $55 billion in new infrastructure investments planned through 2022, we're helping ensure that the next energy to power our dreams will be American energy.

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For more than 175 years, Penn Mutual has been helping people get stronger. Our expertly crafted life insurance is vital to long-term financial health and strengthens people’s ability to enjoy every day. Working with our trusted network of financial professionals, we take the long view, building customized solutions for individuals, their families, and their businesses. Penn Mutual supports its financial professionals with retirement and investment services through its wholly-owned subsidiary Hornor, Townsend & Kent, LLC, member FINRA/SIPC.

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