CarnegieCorporate Circle

Bringing corporate decisionmakers and Carnegie experts together to better understand and navigate the technological, economic, security, and political drivers shaping a rapidly changing international landscape.

About the Corporate Circle

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace offers more than a Washington perspective. We offer an unprecedented level of regional and national expertise and policy insights from our network of more than 150 experts in twenty countries and centers - the United States, Asia, Europe, India, and the Middle East – around the world.

The Carnegie Corporate Circle engages DC-based corporate representatives through a program of regular in person and virtual events, closed-group and individual briefings, curated analysis, and VIP forums. Carnegie Corporate Circle members have bespoke access to Carnegie experts who are world-renowned scholars and include distinguished diplomats and senior figures from the defense, intelligence, and business worlds. Scholars provide global, independent, and strategic insights across all Carnegie programs. Discover more about Carnegie’s research programs below.

Several of our global centers have corporate engagement opportunities. Please contact Melissa Smith to be connected with one of our centers.

Carnegie Research Programs

Asia

The Carnegie Asia Program studies disruptive security, governance, and technological risks that threaten peace and growth in the Asia Pacific region.

South Asia

The South Asia focus informs policy debates relating to the region’s security, economy, and political development, from the war in Afghanistan to Pakistan’s internal dynamics to U.S. engagement with India.

Middle East

Carnegie’s Middle East expertise combines in-depth local knowledge with incisive comparative analysis to examine economic, sociopolitical, and strategic interests in the Arab world. Through detailed country studies and the exploration of key crosscutting themes, the Middle East program in Washington and the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut provide analysis and recommendations in English and Arabic that are deeply informed by knowledge and views from the region. Carnegie has special expertise in the dynamics of political, economic, societal and geopolitical change in Egypt, the Gulf, Iran, Israel/Palestine and North Africa; and Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Yemen.

American Statecraft

There is an urgent need for a more disciplined U.S. foreign policy that is clear-eyed about a more competitive world, realistic about the limits of American power, and aligned with domestic renewal. The Carnegie American Statecraft Program examines America’s role in the world and recommends policy ideas to help meet this need.

Technology and International Affairs

The Technology and International Affairs Program develops strategies to maximize the positive potential of emerging technologies while reducing the risk of large-scale misuse or harm. The program col­laborates with technologists, corporate leaders, government officials, and scholars globally to understand and prepare for the implications of advances in cyberspace, biotechnology, and artificial intelligence.

Europe

The Europe Program in Washington provides insight and analysis on political and security developments within Europe, transatlantic relations, and Europe’s global role. Working in coordination with Carnegie Europe in Brussels, the program brings together U.S. and European policymakers and experts on the strategic issues facing Europe.

Democracy, Conflict, and Governance

The Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program rigorously analyzes the global state of democracy, conflict, and governance; the interrela­tionship among them; and international efforts to strengthen democ­racy and governance, reduce violence, and stabilize conflict.

Nuclear Policy

The Nuclear Policy Program works to strengthen international security by diagnosing acute nuclear risks, informing debates on solutions, and engaging international actors to effect change. The program’s work spans deterrence, disarmament, nonproliferation, nuclear security, and nuclear energy.

Cyber Policy

To achieve greater stability and civility in cyberspace, the Cyber Policy Initiative develops strategies and policies in several key areas and promotes international cooperation and norms by engaging key decisionmakers in governments and industry.

Russia and Eurasia

Since the end of the Cold War, Carnegie’s Washington-based Russia and Eurasia Program have led the field in providing real-world analysis and practical policy recommendations with particular focus on political developments, foreign policy, arms control and nonproliferation, and economic and social issues.

Africa

The Africa Program, newly established at Carnegie, aims to illuminate a range of policy issues critical to Africa’s future, including issues such as economic growth, technology, democracy, climate change, and relations with external powers.

Ongoing Corporate Circle Activities

In these uncertain times and in an increasingly interconnected world, independent and timely expert analysis is needed more than ever. Carnegie Corporate Circle benefits can be tiered to meet the needs of our broad membership.

Group Engagements & Networking ActivitiesExecutiveStandardTrial*
CEO/C-suite EngagementExclusive invitation for member’s executive suite to attend Carnegie VIP events1 seat
Rapid Response Briefing CallsBriefing calls on breaking news and timely international events and issuesAll calls3 calls1 call
“Breakfast” BriefingsMonthly small roundtable discussions led by Carnegie scholars on key international issues10 briefings6 briefings1 briefing
Project InsightsObservation of project-related convenings that inform Carnegie research4 meetings2 meetings
eNewsletter and PodcastSubscription to news and insights on multiple topicsmonthlymonthly

Exclusive Engagement Opportunities
Leadership ConnectionsExclusive opportunities for member company’s executives to engage with Carnegie's senior experts on Carnegie research1 meeting
Exclusive Expert BriefingsOne-to-one expert briefings in a closed-door setting allowing for in-depth focus on areas of Carnegie research4 briefings2 briefings
Carnegie Center BriefingsSite visit with experts at any of our global centers1 visit1 visit
DigestQuarterly curated collection of papers and reports4 sets2 sets
* Trial period for new prospective members.

2022 Corporate Circle Events

Please save the dates for the below Carnegie Corporate Circle Briefings. To respond to current events and issues more dynamically, we have only selected briefing topics though April. We welcome your feedback and will announce additional topics as they are selected.
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Cloud computing is central to the digital transformation, bringing remarkable gains in innovation and efficiency around the world. It is making traditional organizations more agile and enabling exciting new applications from autonomous vehicles to digital finance. However, the cloud also accentuates many preexisting digital policy challenges and brings to the fore new ones. Join experts for a discussion of Carnegie’s Cloud Governance Project which aims to stimulate systematic and holistic attention to cloud policy to facilitate a safe, stable, orderly, beneficial, sustainable and equitable digital transformation.

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Over the course of the last several years, U.S.-China relations have grown more complex across a range of security, economic, and political issues. What will it take to put the U.S.-China relationship on better footing? Will we see cooperation on global issues including climate change, global health, nonproliferation, and other transnational issues? Join us for a conversation on the state of the U.S.-China relationship and what we might expect for the future.

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing how people around the world live and work with experts predicting that in the coming years, it could upend entire industries and impact long-standing political, social, and economic institutions. The U.S.-China dynamic — deep entanglement and intense competition — remains central to the global development and deployment of AI. We will dig into those entanglements in cutting-edge AI research, dissecting thorny problems with major commercial and geostrategic implications in this conversation.

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In a post-pandemic world, challenges and opportunities await the African continent. Investment flows will shift as African countries rethink foreign aid, strengthen regional trade, and support home-grown enterprises. At the same time, African leaders need to grapple with global efforts to combat climate change and an ever-changing digital technology landscape. Join program director, Zainab Usman for a conversation on Africa and its post-pandemic future.

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Dates and topics are subject to change. For additional information, to join us for an event, or to take advantage of our benefits trial period, please contact: CarnegieCorporateCircle@ceip.org.

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Corporate Supporters

We are grateful for the generous support of our Corporate supporters and Corporate Circle members who encourage our mission to advance the cause of peace.

Accenture

Altamont Capital Partners

Amazon Web Services, Japan

Amway China

Audi China

Axio Global

Bank of America

Basic American Foods

Bharti Airtel

Billdesk

Biocon

The Boeing Company

BP America

C5 Capital

Chevron

Chubb Corporation

Citigroup

Cooley LLP

Covington & Burling

Cummins China

Daikin U.S. Corporation

Denso International America Inc.

Dow Chemical

Eni

Equinor, Russia

Exxon Mobil

Facebook

Freeport-McMoRan Foundation

General Electric

Gilead Sciences

Google

Hitachi

IHI Corporation

Intel China Ltd

Intel India

Itochu Corporation

Japan Bank for International Cooperation

JPMorgan Chase

Leonardo US Holding, Inc.

Makena Capital Management

Marubeni America Corporation

MDA Corporation

Microsoft

Microsoft, Russia

Mitsubishi Corporation

Mitsubishi Corporation, Russia

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Morgan Stanley

MSL India

MUFG Bank, Ltd.

National Engineering Industries Limited

National Payments Corporation, India

Oaktree Capital Management

Poongsan

Procter & Gamble

Salesforce, India

SAP India Private Limited

Schmidt Futures

Science Applications International Corporation

Shell Oil Company

SWIFT

Syngene

Tata Consultancy Services

Tata Sons Ltd.

Twitter

United Technologies

Warburg Pincus LLP

WhatsApp Inc.

Yotsubashi

Please contact Melissa Smith at CarnegieCorporateCircle@ceip.org or 1 202-939-2217 for further information regarding Carnegie’s Corporate Circle.

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