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  • Title: Recap: China Business Review Webcast | CREATe.org
    Descriptive info: Home.. Recap: China Business Review Webcast.. November 28, 2012.. |.. Intellectual Property.. ,.. Anti-corruption.. SHARE:.. Today CREATe presented in a.. China Business Review.. Webcast focusing on the protection of intellectual property (IP) and corruption prevention.. Led by.. David Hoffman.. , Vice President and Managing Director at The Conference Board China Center for Economics and Business, and.. Pamela Passman.. , President and CEO of CREATe.. org, the webinar addressed the current environment for companies working in China, challenges of protecting IP, and new approaches for companies seeking to improve practices among suppliers and business partners.. Hoffman shared his perspectives on potential changes in China in the business environment for global companies based on the new leadership.. He also discussed challenges to protecting IP.. These include:.. Lenient penalties for infringement.. Inconsistent enforcement.. Immature management systems within companies.. The issues are daunting and he believes they could become more challenging if the government takes a more state-dominated approach.. However improvements are also possible should  ...   please click here.. Learn more about CREATe s Leading Practices on our.. tools and training page.. CREATe is participating in another webcast on Monday, December 3rd at 3 pm Eastern.. The hour-long session will be in conjunction with The Conference Board and will cover insights from a Research Working Group survey and report on Safeguarding IP and Preventing Corruption in the Supply Chain.. SUBSCRIBE.. TAGS.. Intellectual Property (46).. Anti-corruption (36).. Supply Chain (17).. Intellectual Property Protection (17).. Counterfeit (15).. Global Supply Chains (11).. Compliance (9).. Trade Secret Theft (8).. IP (5).. FCPA (2).. Corporate Social Responsibility (2).. Events (1).. risk mitigation (1).. corporate compliance (1).. fighting corruption (1).. FEATURED STORIES.. Intellectual Property Protection: Not Just for the Legal Department.. Fighting Corruption: Good for Corporations.. Pilot Update: IP Protection Status – Insight on Asia.. IN THE NEWS.. Foreign Affairs: How to Protect Intellectual Property by CREATe’s Pamela Passman.. Visit News Events.. 2 days 16 hours.. 2 days 22 hours.. 3 days 21 hours..

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  • Title: Economic Statecraft: In Alignment with the CREATe Vision | CREATe.org
    Descriptive info: Economic Statecraft: In Alignment with the CREATe Vision.. November 27, 2012.. President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton recently visited Asia, a region marked by economic expansion and increased engagement with the US.. While there, Secretary Clinton gave the fourth and final in a series of speeches which showcase the Administration s focus on putting economics and economic power at the core of foreign policy.. In the.. Delivering on the Promise of Economic Statecraft.. address in Singapore, Secretary Clinton highlighted the pillars of the Economic Statecraft agenda.. In the first, updating foreign policy, she emphasized how in Asia, the United States is taking concrete steps to protect and update an open, free, transparent, and fair economic system that has made the region s spectacular growth possible.. New trade policies, such as The Trans-Pacific Partnership (.. TPP.. ), are working towards a global vision which will take on the challenges that inhibit trade today, from non-tariff trade barriers to preferential treatment for state-owned enterprises.. On the topic of Commercial or Jobs Diplomacy Clinton discussed the focus to boost U.. S.. exports, open new markets, and level the playing  ...   In the 1990s, businesses used their supply chains to take on the problem of child labor in the developing world, and it was American businesses that began to change the terrible picture of five-, seven-, nine-year-old children in what amounted to forced labor.. Today, I am encouraged that a new coalition of major companies is coming together to keep global supply chains free of pirated software and counterfeit goods.. That gives innovators their rightful reward, but it also creates American jobs.. Because nobody outworks us, and nobody out-innovates us.. We just have to be out there competing to deliver what we do best.. The Economic Statecraft agenda also emphasizes the importance of commercial diplomacy that boosts U.. exports, opens new markets, and levels the playing field for American businesses so they can compete and succeed anywhere.. Equally important to note is the idea of fostering opportunities where all countries and companies can prosper.. As Secretary Clinton stated, We want every company American, Singaporean, or any other to have a level playing field and a chance to compete on the merits.. That s a recipe for shared prosperity..

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  • Title: Webcast: China Business Review | CREATe.org
    Descriptive info: Webcast: China Business Review.. November 20, 2012.. The China Business Review will host a webinar focused on protecting intellectual property and preventing corruption in the global supply chain on.. Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 9:00am ET (10:00pm Beijing).. By 2015, the value of counterfeit and pirated materials is expected to hit $1.. 77 trillion.. Corruption adds as much as 25 percent to procurement costs; and 61 percent of supply chain managers view corruption as one of their top two risks.. In this session,.. Gain insights on the current environment in China for companies working with suppliers on the issues of intellectual property protection and corruption  ...   IP protection and anti-corruption.. Discover how companies are tackling these difficult issues using a process-based approach with their supply chain companies to measure and improve their systems.. Learn about new leading practices for intellectual property protection and anti-corruption using on-line self-assessments, independent evaluations and training.. The webinar will be led by David Hoffman, vice president and managing director at The Conference Board China Center for Economics and Business, and the Center for Responsible Enterprise and Trade (CREATe s) president and CEO Pamela Passman.. Register today!.. To reserve your spot, simply visit the.. registration page.. or email.. mross@uschina.. with your name, title, organization, and email address..

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  • Title: CREATe Event: Supply Chain Officer Summit | CREATe.org
    Descriptive info: CREATe Event: Supply Chain Officer Summit.. November 19, 2012.. Supply Chain.. On November 29th.. Craig Moss.. , CREATe.. org s Senior Advisor on Strategy and Program Development, will speak at the.. Chief Supply Chain Officer Summit.. The event brings together supply chain leaders across multiple industries to discuss advancements and innovations for the globalized supply chain.. For his presentation, Craig will discuss  ...   chain.. He will talk about the recently launched CREATe Leading Practices for Intellectual Property and the soon-to-launch CREATe Leading Practices for Anti-Corruption.. These programs offer online assessments, resources, benchmarking and training for global companies working with suppliers to help reduce risk and build compliance on IP protection and corruption prevention.. Register for the Chief Supply Chain Officer Summit here.. and learn more about..

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  • Title: Counterfeit Airbags: the Tip of the Iceberg | CREATe.org
    Descriptive info: Counterfeit Airbags: the Tip of the Iceberg.. November 16, 2012.. Counterfeit.. The recent federal warning over counterfeit replacement airbags has been a sobering reminder to consumers that counterfeit goods are not just sold on corner card tables.. They are infiltrating the supply chains of multinational corporations, being imported into the United States, and turning up in US households.. These counterfeit airbags pose a serious danger to US citizens and have prompted a warning from the Obama administration.. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood stated on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration  ...   information to see if their vehicle could be in need of inspection.. org will soon release a white paper underscoring how pervasive counterfeit goods have become across multiple industries and their supply chains.. Counterfeit goods within the pharmaceutical, defense, automobile, and toy industry present multiple health and safety risks to consumers.. The report will also highlight best practices for companies to implement to maintain the integrity of their supply chains.. See the NHTSA video test of counterfeit airbags.. here.. For a list of affected vehicles see the NHTSA website..

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  • Title: Supply Chain Responsibility | CREATe.org
    Descriptive info: Stanford Initiative for the Study of Supply Chain Responsibility.. March 8, 2012.. This week, the team at CREATe.. org is pleased to be participating in the inaugural meeting of the.. Stanford Initiative for the Study of Supply Chain Responsibility (SISSCR).. at the Stanford Graduate School of Business in Palo Alto, Calif.. SISSCR is an initiative of Stanford s.. Global Supply Chain Management Forum.. and aims to explore the relationship between social and environmental responsibility (SER) practices in global supply chains and business performance.. The Forum is also working to develop a maturity model to analyze and report on this relationship.. SER  ...   property protection.. Financial integrity.. Anti-corruption policies.. At the event, Stanford researchers will present initial findings and the draft SER dimensions, business practices, and maturity model for review and discussion with consortium members.. We are very proud to be a founding member of the initiative, and along with other supporting organizations, are committed to furthering the following objectives:.. Advancing supply chain responsibility research and best practices and to disseminate this knowledge;.. Developing a new maturity model for SER supply chain practices; and.. Understanding the relationship between SER maturity and business performance.. We invite you to.. learn more.. about our efforts and research plans..

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  • Title: The APCAC Business Summit | CREATe.org
    Descriptive info: The APCAC Business Summit.. March 2, 2012.. Multinational corporations across the world suffered a blow last year when natural disasters crippled businesses across Asia and further hindered a struggling world economy.. Because of growing interconnectedness between global commerce and businesses, we now see and feel the vulnerabilities of large supply chains that span across multiple countries, all of which have different standards and operate under varying rules and business norms.. The.. APCAC Business Summit.. this year taking place March 1-2 in Tokyo provides an opportunity for leaders from the United States and Asia to discuss critical issues facing businesses from each region, including: the impact that IP theft and corruption is having on each region s economy; business continuity; supply chain management; and the role of innovation in promoting growth in Asia and America.. Perhaps most importantly, the conference provides a platform to discuss the tremendous opportunity  ...   years will come from emerging markets.. Operating in these markets requires higher standards of governance and compliance, and it is an economic imperative that companies in these new markets play by the rules.. We believe there is a shared interest and benefit in creating a culture of genuine compliance in global supply chains.. Promoting respect for intellectual property rights and strong anti-corruption will help multinational corporations protect assets and further the long-term business initiatives vital to sustainable economic growth.. APCAC provides a global platform for multinational corporations and business leaders to come together and work toward these important objectives and we look forward to providing an update on the discussions that takes place here.. How does your company plan to address the increasing global connectedness? What are the best ways to work together toward building a stronger, rules based trading environment? We d love to hear from you..

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  • Title: IP: Key to Global Trade | CREATe.org
    Descriptive info: IP: Key to Global Trade.. November 14, 2012.. Intellectual property protection was a recurring topic at the Washington Council for International Trade (.. WCIT.. ) 2012.. Washington Trade Conference.. in Seattle this week.. The event brought together a range of speakers from government and industry who addressed top issues for Washington State, a region with close links to the Pacific Rim and home to global companies including.. Microsoft.. Boeing.. Starbucks.. and.. Amazon.. Trade is a core economic driver for the state a recent WCIT.. survey.. cited that 40% of all jobs in the state are tied to trade-related activity across multiple sectors from agriculture to aerospace, technology and tourism.. Commissioner.. Meredith Broadbent.. , US International Trade Commission, opened the event with a keynote address in which she provided an overview of issues in Federal trade policy.. In her comments,  ...   outlined in the.. Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP.. ) are better for the global economy.. Washington State.. Governor Chris Gregoire.. touched on the importance of highlighting intellectual property protection in discussions with officials during state trade missions and also gave kudos to several other WCIT speakers,.. Senator Patty Murray.. Senator Maria Cantwell.. for their work on free trade.. In his luncheon keynote,.. Microsoft s Brad Smith.. drove home the significance of diversity, education and infrastructure for positioning Washington State effectively for increased trade activity; and also touched on the importance of IP protection at a global level.. After the conference, CREATe.. org hosted a presentation highlighting the launch of.. , an online service which helps companies work with global suppliers to build management systems for protecting intellectual property and preventing corruption.. To view the WCIT conference highlights on Twitter, check #watradeconf..

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  • Title: Counterfeits: The Human Impact | CREATe.org
    Descriptive info: Counterfeits: The Human Impact.. November 4, 2012.. Today we live in a highly interconnected, global marketplace.. Over the past three decades, we ve witnessed an almost sevenfold increase in international commerce.. Global supply chains are central to this growth.. Indeed, companies today can gain competitive advantage by sourcing goods quickly and efficiently from around the world, all leading to lowering costs and raising standards of living.. However, as supply chains become more distributed and complex, there also comes increases in points of vulnerabilities for counterfeits to infiltrate the final products of many companies.. Counterfeiting has become a major epidemic.. Between 2007 and 2012, 12 million counterfeit parts were reported, which roughly translates to one counterfeit being produced every fifteen seconds.. Counterfeit goods have cost industries billions and put  ...   daily lives, from cosmetics to automobiles.. Due to the increased risk of counterfeits, many countries have stepped up enforcement of regulations aimed at stemming the flow of counterfeits into supply chains.. Despite these efforts, the challenge of counterfeits in the supply chain continues to grow.. Voluntary actions on the part of individual companies are an important complement to the creation of effective solutions to this problem.. for IP Protection offers online assessment tools, independent evaluations and training for companies to work collaboratively with their suppliers and business partners to put systems in place which will in turn, help to mitigate the risk of counterfeits entering supply chains.. Download our new whitepaper, Health Safety Risks from Counterfeits in the Supply Chain; or learn more about our.. tools and training..

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  • Title: New Video: CREATe.org | CREATe.org
    Descriptive info: New Video: CREATe.. October 18, 2012.. Did you know that by 2015 the value of counterfeit and pirated material is projected to hit about 1.. 7 trillion dollars? Or that 61% of supply chain managers view corruption as the most significant risk to their businesses, after product safety?.. View our new video to learn more about how CREATe is helping companies, their suppliers and business partners reduce corruption and protect intellectual property.. CREATe is now offering demonstrations of our new online tools and trainings.. To schedule a demo, please email us at info@create..

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  • Title: Intellectual Property Rights - Causes and Losses | CREATe.org
    Descriptive info: IPR Infringement: RAND Study Highlights Causes and New Ways to Assess Losses.. October 17, 2012.. Accurate measurements of the damages caused by Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) infringement are difficult at best.. Recently, RAND released a.. study.. assessing past measurements of IPR infringement, and offering multiple insights into the causes behind IP theft, and ways in which companies can become better at measuring their own losses.. Drivers behind IPR infringement:.. Supply Side:.. The growing prevalence of digital and networked technologies.. The globalization of trade, the growing importance of international brands.. The presence of large integrated markets supporting free trade.. Low or weak enforcement of penalties targeting violators of IPR infringements.. The growing presence and involvement of organized crime in the production and distribution of counterfeited and pirated goods.. Industry-specific factors.. Demand Side:..  ...   RAND methodology examines the relationship between a firm s sales forecast errors to country-level indicators (such as rule of law, international tourism, and internet access) to estimate what portion of an unexplained forecast error comes from counterfeits.. While this new methodology adds valuable information to the advancement of accurate measurements of IPR damages, it will no doubt generate a good deal of debate on how close it gets to the exact monetary amount lost due to IP theft.. Further work on obtaining a more precise picture of the costs of IPR infringement is important because it can provide businesses with important data to advocate for stronger enforcement, inspire cooperation among organizations that are impacted and motivate the sharing of best practices across industries to protect IPRs.. Download the Full RAND Report..

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