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Profile of registrant

The Lisbon Council for Economic Competitiveness and Social Renewal asbl

Identification number in the register: 6766950469-32
Registration date: 05/10/08 18:11:56

The information on this organisation was last modified on 12/09/14 14:00:21
The date of the last annual update was 12/09/14 14:00:21


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: The Lisbon Council for Economic Competitiveness and Social Renewal asbl
Acronym: The Lisbon Council
Legal status: asbl
Website address: http://www.lisboncouncil.net

Sections

Section: IV - Think tanks, research and academic institutions
and more precisely: Think tanks and research institutions

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Paul Hofheinz
Position: President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Ann Mettler
Position: Executive Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 155 rue de la Loi IPC-Residence Palace
Brussels 1040
BELGIUM
Telephone number: (+322) 6479575
Fax number: (+322) 6409828
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The Lisbon Council is a think tank and policy network committed to promoting sustainable economic growth, encouraging human capital development, generating more and better jobs and working towards a prosperous future for Europe and the world. Our collaborative network – made up of top economists, NGO leaders, business strategists, progressive policy makers, public figures, concerned citizens and leading-edge thinkers – believes in the power of innovation, the spirit of entrepreneurship and the difference that each and every individual can make. At the heart of our activities are solution-oriented seminars, thought-provoking publications, and distinguished centres of research excellence. The Lisbon Council is incorporated in Belgium as an independent, non-profit and non-partisan association.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 8
Complementary information: The Lisbon Council for Economic Competitiveness and Social Renewal is an independent, non-partisan, not-for-profit think tank committed to promoting sustainable economic growth, encouraging human capital development, generating more and better jobs and working towards a prosperous future for Europe and the world. The views of its analysts are also independent, and may or may not represent the views of other Lisbon Council associates. The Board of Directors and General Assembly, which govern the oganisation's activities, are made up of independent think tankers and small business leaders. The organisation has a diversified funding base, with donations coming from corporations, foundations and the public sector. As such, it does not represent or seek to represent any individual or interest and does not allocate funds for lobbying.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

Activities

Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


The Lisbon Council for Economic Competitiveness and Social Renewal asbl is a Brussels-based think tank and policy network. Established in 2003 in Belgium as a non-profit, non-partisan association, the group is dedicated to making a positive contribution through cutting-edge research and by engaging politicians and the public at large in a constructive exchange about the economic and social challenges of the 21st century.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade
  • Youth

Structure

Total number of members that are natural persons: 10
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):
  • BELGIUM
  • FRANCE
  • GERMANY
  • ITALY
  • NETHERLANDS
  • POLAND
  • UNITED KINGDOM

Complementary information:

Networking

Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.




ECAS, associate member; Euclid Network for third-sector leaders, member

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 1,023,300
of which public financing: 200,000
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants: 200,000
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 823,300
- donations: 823,300
- contributions from members:
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

The Lisbon Council would like to thank the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency of the European Commission for an operating grant, which covers roughly one-quarter of the organisation's annual operations. The Lisbon Council is also grateful to the following organisations for their support in 2013: Accenture, Berenberg, Permanent Representation of Denmark to the European Union, Google, HP, IBM, Kapp Netherlands, Oracle, Philips and Telefónica. The Lisbon Council is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan association registered in Belgium. Support for the Lisbon Council's activities does not constitute acceptance or endorsement of any comment or statement made by the Lisbon Council or any of its individual members or associates.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.