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The Council has one simple mission: To encourage and facilitate environmentally responsible economic growth through a cooperative effort between the public and private sectors among the eight Great Lakes States and with Ontario and Québec. Through the Council, Governors work collectively to ensure that the entire Great Lakes region is both economically sound and environmentally conscious in addressing today's problems and tomorrow's challenges.

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2014-2015 Multi-State Trade Missions and Webinar

The Council of Great Lakes Governors will be leading four Multi State/Provincial Trade missions in FY15 (July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015):

Eastern Europe and Turkey: November 1-11, 2014
Mexico:  March 1-7, 2015
East Africa: May 11-16, 2015
Québec: June 15-17, 2015

More information on the trade missions can be found HERE

“Doing Business in the Czech Republic, Poland and Turkey” Webinar Power Point Presentation can be found HERE.

 

 

 

Council of Great Lakes Governors Newsletter Available

The Council of Great Lakes Governors is pleased to announce that the May 2014 edition of its newsletter, THE COMPASS, is now available for download at http://www.cglg.org/news/newsletter.asp

Highlights in this issue of THE COMPASS:
* A Message from Council Co-Chair Michigan Governor Rick Snyder
* Governors and Premiers Jumpstart Regional Economy and Environmental Protection
* Council and Paulson Institute Launch Foreign Direct Investment Initiative
* Council to Lead Four Trade Missions in 2014-15
* Mutual Aid Agreement Targets AIS Threat
* Chicago Hosts IPW 2014

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Great Lakes Governors and Premiers Jumpstart Regional Economy and Environmental Protection

The Great Lakes Governors and the Premiers of Ontario and Quebec gathered today at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium for the Council of Great Lakes Governors 2014 executive meeting. The meeting's theme was "Accelerating Progress," following up on 2013's breakthrough summit on Mackinac Island, Michigan. In Chicago, the Governors and Premiers announced a series of actions to further enhance our region's competitiveness and better protect our environment.

The full press release can be found here.

 

Great Lakes Governors and Premiers Announce Mutual Aid Agreement and Take Other Steps to Combat Aquatic Invasive Species

The Great Lakes Governors and Premiers of Ontario and Quebec today announced bold actions to combat the threat of aquatic invasive species in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin. At the center of these actions is the announcement of a Mutual Aid Agreement that will empower the States and Provinces to act collaboratively and share staff and expertise in the event of a serious threat from aquatic invasive species.

The full press release can be found here.

A copy of the Mutual Aid Agreement can be found here.

 

Great Lakes Governors and Premiers Launch Partnership to Attract Foreign Manufacturing Investment

The Great Lakes Governors and the Premiers of Ontario and Québec today launched a major new initiative with The Paulson Institute to attract foreign direct investment in regional manufacturing. The initiative will help attract international investment in order to sustain and create jobs in this backbone of our regional economy.

A full copy of the press release can be found here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 
 

 
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