SENATE OF THE ECONOMY

Global Leadership Network

Global Leaders Fostering Inclusive Growth

Welcome to the Senate of the Economy

The Senate of the Economy is a non-partisan global leadership and networking community for top professionals. Primarily for individuals in business, academia and politics who want to create a positive change worldwide.
Senate members (“Senators”) are action oriented leaders, focused on implementing solutions for both today’s and tomorrow’s economical, social and environmental key challenges.

We Support the Following Principles:

  • A value-centered and sustainable economy

  • Ethical business and social practices

  • Protection of the environment

  • Social responsibility of organizations and entrepreneurs

  • Protection of international human rights

A Global Leadership Network

Connect with business, political and academic leaders in the United States and Europe

Be part of a unique group of international business leaders and policy makers that drive positive change

Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth

Receive support for business, political and academic activities worldwide in more than 50 regional markets

Participate in global leadership events and enjoy an exclusive status as “Senator of Economy”

Share best practices and develop impactful solutions for the key challenges of today and tomorrow

Welcome to the Senate

Founded in Germany in 2009 as an advocate for inclusive economic growth the Senate has evolved into one of the most impactful exclusive economic leadership forums in Europe. Since North America and Europe share common ethical and democratic values, the Senate of the Economy has expanded to the United States. The US non-profit organization and its partner organizations in Europe are members of the International Senate.

The Honorary President of the International Senate is Muhammad Yunus, recipient of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize.

Senators promote leadership in all aspects of business and social life. Maintaining long-term relationships based on trust and mutual respect. Discussions between Senate members take place during regularly held forums. Senators are encouraged to share of professional experiences in an atmosphere of confidence. Believing that economic, social and environmental issues can best be solved when companies, political leaders, academics and civil society work together through innovative partnerships and international cooperation. In the spirit of US-President John F. Kennedy: “If a free society can not help the many who are poor, it can not save the few who are rich.“

Who We Are

  • The Senate was established in Germany in 2009 as advocate for inclusive and sustainable economic growth
  • The Senate has evolved into one of the most impactful and values-based exclusive leadership forums in Europe
  • The Senate has expanded to the United States, since North America and Europe share common ethical and democratic values
  • The US nonprofit organization and its partner organizations in Europe are members of the International Senate
  • The Honorary President of the International Senate is Muhammad Yunus, recipient of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize

What We Do

  • We bring together business, political and academic leaders in the United States and Europe who wish to make a difference
  • We support policy makers developing solutions for the key global challenges of today and tomorrow
  • We address critical industry and cross-industry issues globally
  • We promote exchange and international cooperation between our Senate family and beyond
  • We organize and host high-level global leadership events
  • We strive for economic and environmental development including sensible solutions for fighting climate change
  • We appoint influential leaders as “Senator of Economy”

Why We Do It 

  • We work for positive development in the United States and abroad
  • We believe that economic, social and environmental issues can best be solved when companies, political leaders and academics work together through innovative partnerships
  • We share best practices of business leaders to create meaningful changes in society
  • We foster inclusive growth to support fair and sustainable businesses
  • We promote opportunities generated by technological and digital innovation for a globalized economy and community