Our legal status as a private, non-for-profit, foundation enables us to position ourselves equidistantly at the intersection of three main social agents: companies, governments and citizens.

In our society that is ever more complex, dynamic and interrelated, it is essential that we have “facilitators”: institutions that work to foster understanding and cooperation amongst the private, public and voluntary sectors. Now, more than ever, great collective challenges and strategic projects require the participation and commitment of all agents of society.

For more than 30 years Institut Cerdà has been pro-actively promoting dialogue, collaboration and complicity amongst these three realms. Our role consists of building bridges, facilitating dialogue, promoting collaboration amongst the principal actors and developing governance.


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