Our Purpose

Thriving economies are connected economies. Built on the strength of links between business, government, organizations and institutions. A strategic partner for global businesses and governments, BCIU helps build the infrastructure of a thriving world by facilitating relationships, partnerships, and international understanding.

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We believe that business is the greatest platform for change. BCIU shares that vision and creates opportunities for us to collaborate with global partners to address ambitious goals around climate change, equity, and more.

- Salesforce

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Stories & News


BCIU, the International Papillomavirus Society, with Co-Sponsors Merck and Roche, Host a Signature Discussion on Cervical Cancer and HPV Elimination During the International Papillomavirus Conference

On Wednesday, April 19, BCIU, the International Papillomavirus Society (IPVS), Merck (Rahway, NJ, USA, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada) and Roche hosted a timely discussion in Washington, DC during the 35th International Papillomavirus Conference on the need to eliminate cervical cancer and Human Papillomavirus (HPV).


Arianna Huffington on Leadership Culture

The group of thoughtful speakers and presenters included Arianna Huffington, founder and CEO of Thrive Global, who introduced Bourla to accept the award.


The Role of Boards in Fostering DEI

According to BCIU Director and Chair of the Board Jim Nevels, achieving company-wide change begins with leadership.


Natarajan Chandrasekaran on Establishing Lasting Purpose

According to Chandra, building an organization based on purpose starts with leadership developing an understanding of what kind of company it wants the business to be, and determining its overall purpose.


Ruth Porat on Leading With Purpose

According to Porat, having a sense of purpose is a factor in team performance. “Culture is substantially more important to driving strong peak performance than any rules or regulations because it governs what we do every day,” she says.


Emphasizing Impact With Albert Bourla

When it comes to leading with purpose, Bourla thinks it’s a big misconception that what is good for stakeholders and what is good for shareholders is fundamentally at odds

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