Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) is a bi-national network of organizations comprised of: (1) CGLR USA, an Ohio-based trade association; (2) the CGLR Foundation, an Ohio-based public charity; and (3) CGLR Canada, a not-for-profit corporation. It is dedicated to creating stronger, more dynamic regional collaborations through dialogue, policy research and programs, and advocacy in order to find new ways of harnessing the bi-national Great Lakes region’s economic strengths and assets, improving the well-being and livelihoods of the region’s citizens, and protecting the environment and the Great Lakes for future generations.
CGLR serves as a convener and a platform to facilitate knowledge sharing while also leading collaborative programs that are engaging businesses to help drive sustainable solutions in the Great Lakes region. Programs that fall under CGLR’s Business and Sustainability umbrella, all of which are bi-national and collaborative by design, address key topic areas important to the region and include:
Mark P. Fisher, President and CEO, Council of the Great Lakes Region