In order to extricate Spain from the political deadlock in which it finds itself, the Círculo de Empresarios, a civil society organization aimed at furthering the common good, is calling upon the acting President of the Government, as well as the leaders of the PP and Ciudadanos, to begin discussions aimed at reaching a pact … Continued
The Círculo de Empresarios has launched Ten pressing issues for the Spanish Health system in 2019 today, a book that collects a series of improvement proposals in different aspects about a key pillar for our Welfare State. The presentation of this publication has been carried out by the Chairman of the Círculo de Empresarios, John … Continued
The Círculo de Empresarios has made a public Institutional Statement on the next European Elections and has highlighted the importance of the same. The Statement, entitled “European elections: A ballot that really matters“, has been developed by the Economy and European Union Committee, chaired by Juan María Nin, member of the Board of Directors.
Círculo de Empresarios is a think tank in which more than two hundred business people and senior executives from both national and international companies in Spain participate. Its main goals consist of the fostering of the free market and private enterprise, the acknowledgement of the social value of business people as creators of employment, wealth … Continued
Youth training in Spain must adapt to the needs of the labor market in a more global, interconnected and ever-changing world in which talent is key. The school dropout rate, inefficient career guidance and the mismatch between the education system and business fabric are the main causes of the high level of youth unemployment in … Continued
Growth forecasts In the current context of deceleration of the global economy, the main international organisations have lowered their growth forecasts for Spain. The European Commission and the OECD agree that the Spanish economy will grow 2.6% in 2018 and 2.2% in 2019, below the IMF estimate (2.7% and 2.2%, respectively). For its part, the … Continued
Guntram Wolff, Director of the think tank Bruegel and member of our Advisory Board, discusses the challenges of aging demographics in Europe, the role of France, Germany and Spain after Brexit and the real significance of this political break up.
We talk with Miriam Gónzalez Durantez, Co-Chair of Dechert LLP and member of our Advisiory Board, about the current challenges that the European Union is facing and the role of the institution itself. She also analyzes what part Spain would play in a geo-political scenario caused by Brexit if it was to finally take place.
First edition of the Executives-Parliament Program. Within the framework of the Executives-Parliament Program (PEP), the Círculo de Empresarios, in conjunction with the General Secretariat of the Congress of Deputies, presented a new Program aimed at shedding light on the constitutional position of the Congress and the workings of the legislative process for business representatives. The Executives-Parliament Program offers executives belonging … Continued
2013 Within the framework of the Social Collaboration Programs of the Círculo de Empresarios, in September 2013 the Secretary of State for Trade Jaime García-Legaz and the President of the Círculo Mónica de Oriol signed an Agreement creating a new Program for civil servants of the Corps of State Trade Officers and Economists aimed at acquainting them current events in … Continued
PRESENTATION ABOUT CRE100DO.ES Cre100do.es is an initiative promoted by the Círculo de Empresarios, in conjunction with ICEX and the Fundación Innovación Bankinter. Its aim is to assist in the growth of medium-sized Spanish enterprises as a driver of the national economy and creator of qualified employment. Why? Those economies with large, more international businesses are more productive and innovative and … Continued
PRESENTATION REINO DE ESPAÑA BUSINESS CAREER AWARD The Círculo de Empresarios, Círculo de Economía and Círculo de Empresarios Vascos, with the endorsement of the Royal Family, annually award the ‘Premio Reino de España’ for Careers in Business, aimed at rewarding the career and example set for future generations by a major business person who has performed significant work within … Continued
The Círculo de Empresarios (Business Round Table) has revamped its Advisory Board by incorporating international members. This renovation fits within the internationalization strategy designed by John de Zulueta, Chairman of the Círculo since March of this year. On assuming his role, he expressed his wish to raise the international outlook of this independent business association … Continued
In its fifth edition, the Barometer of the Círculos, restates its commitment to Spanish society, by seeking out solutions that are aimed at rectifying the socio-economic imbalances that persist in our country. In order to achieve a more global and structured vision, the three institutions promoting the Barometer of the Círculos, Círculo de Empresarios, the … Continued
Alongside growth and corporate responsibility, institutional quality represents one of the three centerpieces guiding the considerations of the Círculo de Empresarios. It has been a fundamental issue of our concern since the beginning of our association more than forty years ago. It can be shown empirically that the progress and well-being of society are intricately bound up with the quality … Continued
Alongside growth and corporate responsibility, institutional quality represents one of the three centerpieces guiding the considerations of the Círculo de Empresarios. It has been a fundamental issue of our concern since the beginning of our association more than forty years ago. It can be shown empirically that the progress and well-being of society are intricately … Continued
Spain occupies the 68th position in the pillar of the financial market of the Global Competitiveness Index 2017-18 prepared by the World Economic Forum.
The Board of Directors of El Círculo de Empresarios, decided unanimously to name John de Zulueta as the new Chairman in its meeting on 20th March. He replaces Javier Vega de Seoane, who had presided over El Círculo for three years, and who has now been appointed Honorary Chairman. Press release John de Zulueta photographs
The socioeconomic balance is a clear reflection that Spain is a success story. Since 1977, per capita income for the Spanish has doubled in real terms and gone from 76.1% of the EU average to the current 92%. The incorporation of women in the job market is a reality – their participation has grown from … Continued
Spain needs to put together an inclusive plan that mobilises and inspires us, and that provides structure for us all. This should be along the lines of what occurred with the recovery of our freedom and democracy, the development of our welfare state, and our fully-fledged incorporation into Europe from which we had felt (to … Continued
The Barometer of the Círculos, in this third edition, seeks to contribute to collectively solving the big problems that affect Spain. On this occasion, in addition to presenting the shared vision of the Círculo de Empresarios, the Círculo de Economía and the Círculo de Empresarios Vascos, it has enjoyed the participation –begun in 2015– of … Continued
The Diplomatic Enterprise Programme (of the Spanish, PECD) was created through an agreement signed by the then-Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Miguel Angel Moratinos, and the President of Círculo de Empresarios, Claudio Boada, on 21 July 2008. Through this programme, diplomats, selected by the Ministry, can undertake research placements at companies, providing them with … Continued
Last edition of the program in Iberdrola This programme’s (of the Spanish, PEMJ) goals are, firstly, to promote mutual knowledge, awareness and the pooling of experience to help judges, magistrates and entrepreneurs to best perform their activities. Secondly, to provide judges and magistrates with real knowledge of business, its principles, organization, objectives, and ways of … Continued
PRESENTACIÓN The Industry and Parliament Scheme was created in 1987 with a two-fold purpose: On the one hand, to provide parliamentary representatives with real knowledge of business, its principles, objectives, organization, strategies and ways of working, as well as its technological and human principles. On the other, to provide business executives and their collaborators with an … Continued
Quarterly report on the global and the Spanish economy Q1 2016 Obstacles to growth China’s economic development Emerging economies adjustment, mainly of low-income commodity exporters European political and social scene: Brexit, refugee crisis… Global geopolitical risks Financial markets volatility
Diploma Ceremony 2010 at the Faculty of Economics and Business UAM The educational cooperation programmes are aimed at ensuring that university students attain a solid preparation via parallel training at university and businesses, combining theory and practice. Accordingly, students complete practical placements at companies, under the supervision of a tutor, and obtain credits for their … Continued
On October 24, 2012, the VI Course on the Senior Management of Infrastructure and Assets made a visit to The Ferrovial Corporation within the scheduled activities of the said course. They were accompanied by Colonel Hernández Vera, a lecturer in the School for Advanced Studies in Defense (EALEDE). The Ferrovial Corporation is one of the … Continued
Organized by Círculo de Empresarios and Instituto de Empresa, this programme consists in a series of sessions at the institute’s headquarters, and with the institute’s teaching staff, in line with a schedule and distribution of materials agreed previously, to take place during one semester. The programme ends with the presentation of diplomas to successful participants, … Continued
PRESENTATION The institutions listed below, bringing together a considerable number of business people, executives, academics and, in general, persons and institutions directly linked with the economic and social activities of businesses, periodically hold debates aimed at contributing to the development of and progress regarding the economic and institutional situation in Spain. In addition to exchanging opinions, … Continued