OECD Forum 2009: Sponsors



The Long-Term Investors Club was created in 2009 to bring together major long term institutions and assert their common identity, through various activities, going from academic research to the construction of appropriated financial services. Its four founding members are Caisse des Dépôts, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, KfW Bankengruppe and the European Investment Bank.

FKI is a multifunctional association for domestic industries, which exists in the form of an incorporated body. The official name of the organization is the Federation of Korean Industries, which consists of Korea's major conglomerates and associated members. Founded in 1961, FKI has championed the principles of free enterprise to achieve wholesome development of the national economy. FKI stands at the forefront in the endeavor to build an advanced society in the 21st century by prioritizing stronger industrial competitiveness, and fully responding to the requirements of globalization. The main objectives of the organization are to help promote sound economic policies, and to internationalize the economy to further enhance the free market economic system and the development of the nation. In order to establish the objectives listed above, various domestic economic issues are addressed and analyzed, and extensive research is being done in order to find effective solutions. Our organization addresses the government on major economic issues and policies, helps promote cooperation with major international and foreign economic organizations, disseminate free market principles and assists corporations in promoting corporate community relations.


MSD (in the US: Merck & Co., Inc.) is a global research-driven pharmaceutical company dedicated to putting patients first. Established in 1891, MSD discovers, develops, manufactures and markets vaccines and medicines to address unmet medical needs. The Company devotes extensive efforts to increase access to medicines through far-reaching programs that not only donate MSD medicines but help deliver them to the people who need them. MSD also publishes unbiased health information as a not-for-profit service.


Established in 1967, Hyundai Motor Co. has grown into one of the world’s fifth-largest automakers. Hyundai vehicles, which range from small cars to top-end luxury sedans to commercial vehicles, are sold in 193 countries through some 6,000 dealerships and showrooms. In recent years, Hyundai has experienced tremendous growth, establishing a global management and quality improvement system, based on our vision of "innovation for customers." Hyundai has been selected as one of the top 100 global brands four years in a row and has now truly become a global automobile maker, operating five global production bases, with more on the way. Hyundai’s cars have been recognized for its outstanding quality and performance in recent years, receiving numerous awards from the world’s most respectable organizations in the auto industry.


LG Electronics was established in 1958 and has since led the way into the advanced digital era thanks to the technological expertise acquired by manufacturing many home appliances such as radios and TVs. LG Electronics has unveiled many new products, applied new technologies in the form of mobile devices and digital TVs in the 21st century and continues to reinforce its status as a global company. At LG, we believe that technological innovation is the key to success in the marketplace. With its commitment to innovation and assertive global business policies LG Electronics aim to become a worldwide leader in advanced digital technology.


The Nestlé Company aims to build a business as the world's leading nutrition, health and wellness company based on sound human values and principles.

Founded in 1968, and now one of the world’s leading manufacturers of fabricated copper and copper alloy products for wide scope of industrial sectors ranging from heavy industry to high-tech areas such as electronics and semiconductors.
The product line includes a broad spectrum of copper and copper alloy products such as sheets, strips, pipes, tubes, rods, bars, wires, precision forging products and ammunitions for military and sporting use. Poongsan also enjoys the distinction of being the world's number one supplier of coin blanks with governments around the world. Poongsan has seven overseas subsidiaries with the largest being PMX Industries, Inc. in the USA.


Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2008 consolidated sales of US$96 billion. Employing approximately 150,000 people in 134 offices in 62 countries, the company consists of two business units: Digital Media & Communications and Device Solutions. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs.


For the past 56 years, SK has played a major role in supporting Korea’s dramatic rise, providing essential energy and communications services that drive economic growth. Today, the pace of change in the global business environment is accelerating, and SK is meeting this challenge by expanding globally and sharing happiness with customers worldwide. SK is developing new business models and growing stronger as individual companies working together, seeing themselves as a Group that distributes happiness to the communities where SK live and work.


AARP is a 40-million member nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization that helps people age 50 and older have independence, choice and control in ways that are beneficial and affordable to them and society as a whole. Through our Office of International Affairs we help people live longer, healthier, more financially secure and productive lives by identifying and sharing the best ideas and practices from around the world on key policy issues including health and long-term care, older workers, financial security, retirement income, and livable communities.

Abengoa is a technology company that applies innovative solutions for sustainable development in the infrastructure, environment and energy sectors; adding long-term value for our stockholders through the encouragement of entrepreneurship, social responsibility, as well as transparency and efficiency in management.


All over the world, AREVA provides its customers with solutions for carbon-free power generation and electricity transmission. With its knowledge and expertise in these fields, the group has a leading role to play in meeting the world’s energy needs.

Ranked first in the global nuclear power industry, AREVA's unique integrated offering covers every stage of the fuel cycle, reactor design and construction, and related services. In addition, the group is expanding its operations in renewable energies, including biomass, wind power and fuel cells. AREVA is also a world leader in electricity transmission and distribution and offers its customers a complete range of solutions for greater grid stability and energy efficiency.

Sustainable development is a core component of the group’s industrial strategy. Its 75,000 employees work every day to make AREVA a responsible industrial player that is helping to supply ever cleaner, safer and more economical energy to the greatest number of people.

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The Boston Consulting Group is a global management consultancy and the world's leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients in all sectors and regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their businesses.
Our customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics of companies and markets with close collaboration at all levels of the client organization. This ensures that our clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, build more capable organizations, and secure lasting results. BCG is a private company with 66 offices in 38 countries.


FCC owns six cement factories, 130 concrete plants, seven dry mortar production centres, 42 aggregate quarries and two transport companies.  The company comprises four divisions: the cement division, the concrete division, the mortar division and the aggregate division.


Galeries Lafayette, the department Store Capital of Fashion offers an incomparable selection of the most famous names in fashion, beauty, accessories and home decor and has become a top tourist attraction in Paris! Specific services for foreign visitors: welcome service, tourist tax refund, free private fashion shows, groups welcome, Lafayette Gourmet, 12 restaurants, Paris maps and much more!


Oracle's business is information—how to manage it, use it, share it, protect it. For nearly three decades, Oracle, the world's largest enterprise software company, has provided the software and services that let organizations get the most up-to-date and accurate information from their business systems. Today, Oracle is the world's largest business software company, with more than 320,000 customers.


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