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Agenda for On Line Meeting
12 December 2017
6:30 PM PDT
- Welcome from President Emmanuel Itier
- Roll call and Introductions
- Rotary Moment
- Current Announcements and News
- Comments and Questions
- Inspirational Moment
12 December 2017
Cyrus Peace Education Project
Harry is a Cypriot American social and political scientist, and a recognized pioneer in peace-building initiatives in Cyprus, Greece, Turkey, the Middle East and the European Union. He is a leading faculty member of Portland State University’s Conflict Resolution Graduate Program, a long-time Rotarian as well as the academic advisor to the Rotary Peace Centers Committee. He has provided leadership in fostering, organizing and promoting Greek-Turkish interethnic rapprochement at the local, national and international levels from the 1990s to present, and is a core leader in the Cyprus peace movement.
Harry has published three books, numerous book chapters and journal articles, alongside top international scholars in his field. He has been teaching eight graduate courses per year, including an annual study abroad course in Cyprus, which is organized in collaboration with the Future Worlds Center. He was a founding member of the Cyprus Conflict Resolution Trainers Group and of the Technology for Peace Project, and he remains active in the Middle East peace process through the Act Beyond Borders project.
Co-Founder, Rotarian Action Group For Peace
Rotary Club of Portland, Oregon
19 December 2017 – Club members share
26 December 2017 – No meeting scheduled
2 January 2018
Happy New Year!!!
Rinaldo S. Brutoco is the Founding President of the World Business Academy.
Rinaldo S. Brutoco is a successful entrepreneur, executive, author and futurist, and the Founding President of the World Business Academy. Rinaldo has published numerous cutting-edge articles and books that address the role and responsibility of business in relation to the critical moral, environmental, and social concerns of the day. A regular keynote speaker at conferences and guest lecturer at business schools such as Stanford Business School, the Columbia Graduate School of Business, the Kellogg Graduate Business School at Northwestern University, and the Keenan-Flagler Graduate School of Business at North Carolina University. For over 25 years Rinaldo has been widely recognized as a practical visionary and change agent.
Rinaldo serves on the Executive Committee of the board of the Chopra Foundation, and serves on the board of the JUST Capital Foundation on the Executive Committee, Chairman of the Audit Committee and the Chairman of the Finance Committee. Rinaldo has served on the Board of Directors of the $3.5 billion market capitalization men’s clothing company, Tailored Brands, Inc. (formerly Men’s Wearhouse), since its IPO in 1992 and has served on numerous non-profit boards, including the Gorbachev Foundation of North America, the Omega Point Institute, and the National Peace Academy.
Mr. Brutoco is an economics and business expert specializing in energy policy, renewable energy, finance, innovation, and the causes for, and adaptation strategies for, climate change. For almost thirty years he has been an international leader in advancing the nature of good corporate governance, corporate accountability, business transparency, and ways that corporations can fulfill their social compact by providing goods and services that the public needs and wants in appropriate, and financially prudent ways. He received a Congressional Commendation to this effect in October, 2010 for his outstanding contributions to the field of corporate responsibility.
At the age of 25, in 1972, Mr. Brutoco became the youngest attorney to argue before the California Supreme Court in the case of California Public Interest Law Center v. Public Utilities Commission. Brutoco, Founder and Principal of the California Public Interest Law Center, won what was then the largest class action lawsuit in the history of the United States.