SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

THE EMERGENT GLOBAL CIVIL SOCIETY CONSENSUS

GENEVA, 9 APRIL 2019 — Global Vision Foundation is seeking a philanthropist or sponsor to fund the post-production and publication of our archive of in-depth video interviews and conversations with Nobel laureates and leading thinkers engaged in the transition to a sustainable future.

These 35 hours of footage constitute a unique historical record on the trans-disciplinary origins of the emergent global civil society consensus about the future of our planet. The Foundation’s director Michael O’Callaghan filmed the discussions in Africa, Asia, Europe and the USA from 1978 to 2008. We now want to share this treasure on our website global-vision-foundation.org + 40 videos & trailer on YouTube + MOOC + free PDF book of 150 pages for schools and universities.
DELIVERABLE MEDIA PRODUCTS (for end of 2019)
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  • 40 videos and trailer (broadcast quality, in English) published on this website + MOOC + our YouTube channel.
  • PDF book of transcripts for free use by universities and schools. Approx. 150 pages, 90,000 words.
  • Worldwide promotion targeted to the International Geneva community + our global network of partners + this website + over 2,000 strategic contacts on FaceBook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
  • Estimated global audience: 500,000 +XX
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PHILANTHROPY AND SPONSORSHIP
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Global Vision Foundation (CHE-443.285.190.) is a tax-exempt international public interest non-profit NGO supervised by the Swiss federal department of the interior.
We seek a like-minded philanthropist or ethical sponsor to finance this project.
The budget is CHF 100k.
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SPONSOR BENEFITS
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As a donor or sponsor, you receive your name or logo on 40 videos + your name or logo on the book & MOOC + box set of 10 DVDs + VIP invitation to our events in Geneva + global recognition as a partner in the planetary transition to a sustainable future. 
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BANK DETAILS
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Please remit the funds with mention FUTURE to our PostFinance bank account:
Account n°: 14-465554-2 • IBAN: CH93 0900 0000 1446 5554 2 • BIC SWIFT: POFICHBEXXX
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PERSON TO CONTACT
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Michael O’Callaghan, Director
+ 41 (0)77 925 2697 •  moc@global-vision-foundation.org
Dymaxion world map by R.Buckminster Fuller.
INTERVIEWEES
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In alphabetical order with nationality and affiliations at dates of interviews:
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Emilio D’Alessio, Deputy Mayor, Ancona (Italy) • Thomas Berry, evolutionary eco-philosopher; Director, Riverdale Center of Religious Research; author, The Dream of the Earth (USA) • Bernardo Bertolucci, film director, 1900 (Italy) • Kenneth Boulding, economist (UK) • John Bradin, Financial Adviser, Progressive Asset Management (USA) • Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, Director-General, WHO (Norway) • Colin Campbell, peak oil petroleum geologist (Ireland) • Barry Coates, Director, World Development Movement (UK) • Elaine de Beauport, Director, Mead Institute for Human Development (USA) • Felix Dodds, Chair, UN Stakeholder Forum for Our Common Future (UK) • Philip Frazer, Publisher, Multinational Monitor (Australia) • R. Buckminster Fuller, Founder, World Game Institute; author, Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth (USA) • Bernward Geier, Director for International Relations, International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (Germany) • Jane Goodall, primatologist, professor, UN Messenger of Peace; Founder, Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research, Education and Conservation (Tanzania) • Tenzin Gyatso, IVth Dalai Lama, Nobel Peace Laureate (India) • Marc Halle, Boardmember, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (Switzerland) • Benny Haerlin, Founder, Save Our Seeds • Randall Hayes, President, Rainforest Action Network (USA) • Hazel Henderson, economist; futurist; TV producer, Ethical Markets; author, Beyond Globalization (UK) • Brendan Hoare, Organic Federation of Aotearoa (New Zealand) • Brennon Jones, Founder, Inter-Press Service (USA) • Dr. R.D. Laing, psychiatrist; author, The Politics of Experience and The Bird of Paradise (UK) • Admiral Gene LaRoque, US Navy (Ret.), Founder, Center for Defence Information (USA) • Jonathan Lash, President, World Resources Institute (USA) • Richard E. Leakey, paleoanthropologist; author, Origins (Kenya) • Claude Martin, Director-General, WWF International (Switzerland) • Rigoberta Menchu, Nobel Peace Laureate, author; Spokesperson, United Nations International Decade of Indigenous Peoples (Guatemala) • Robert Muller, Under-Secretary General, United Nations (Belgium) • Wally N’Dow, Secretary General, Second U.N. Conference on Human Settlements (Gambia) • Helena Norberg-Hodge, Co-founder, International Forum on Globalisation; Founder, International Society for Ecology and Culture (UK) • Rémi Parmentier, Co-founder & Political Director, Greenpeace International (France) • Bushra Razack, member, Peace Child International (South Africa) • Danny Schechter, Executive Editor, The Media Channel; Founder, Globalvision Inc (USA) • Vandana Shiva, Founder, Navdanya; Boarmember, International Forum on Globalization (India) • Achim Steiner, Director-General, World Conservation Union and then Executive Director, UNEP (Germany) • Kaarin Taipale, architect; Executive Commitee Chair, International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (Finland) • Dr. Ernst Ulrich von Veizsäcker, Founder & President, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy; Dean, Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara (Germany) • Mathis Wackernagel, Founder & President, Global Footprint Network (Switzerland) • David Woolcombe, President, Peace Child International (UK) • Prof. Patrick Wall, former chairman, European Food Safety Authority (Ireland) • Werner Zittel, renewable energy expert, L-B-Systemtechnik (Germany).