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By accessing the Club of Rome website, opinion pages, forums, project specific sites, as well as any other media form, media channel, mobile website or mobile application associated, owned or controlled by the Club of Rome (collectively, “CoR Projects”) you (the “User”) agree to be bound by these terms of use (“Terms”).

The Club of Rome reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms at any time. Your continued use of the website and CoR Projects means that you accept and agree to the changes.

These Terms affect your legal rights and obligations.
If you do not agree to these Terms, do not access CoR Projects.

About the Club of Rome

The Club of Rome is a platform of diverse thought leaders who identify holistic solutions to complex global issues and promote policy initiatives and action to enable humanity to emerge from multiple planetary emergencies.

The organisation has prioritised five key areas of impact: Emerging New Civilisations; Planetary Emergency; Reframing Economics; Rethinking Finance; and Youth Leadership and Intergenerational Dialogues.

The Club of Rome members are notable scientists, economists, business leaders, and former politicians from around the world. The Club of Rome members are supported by an international Secretariat in Winterthur (Switzerland) a satellite office in Brussels (Belgium) and National Associations in more than 35 countries.


The Club of Rome content

The Club of Rome content on CoR Projects is protected by copyright, and unless otherwise stated is owned by the Club of Rome. To ensure wide dissemination of its information, the Club of Rome is committed to making its own content freely available and encourages the use, reproduction and dissemination of the text, multimedia and data presented. The Club of Rome content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. It may be translated, copied, printed and downloaded for private study, research and teaching purposes, and for use in non-commercial products or services, provided that appropriate acknowledgement of the Club of Rome as the source is given and that the Club of Rome’s endorsement of users’ views, products or services is not stated or implied in any way. Specific restrictions and/or conditions may apply to specific materials within CoR Projects. No written permission is required for such use.

The Club of Rome also permits the incorporation of parts of its publications into other works or publications in printed, electronic, or any other media, provided these are for non-commercial research or teaching purposes and the used material is appropriately attributed to the Club of Rome. No written permission is required for such use.

However, if the materials copyrighted to the Club of Rome are intended to be used for commercial purposes, written permission from the Club of Rome is required.

Requests for permission must be made in writing and:

Clearly identify what The Club of Rome material you would like to copy, and

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Please send all requests to info@clubofrome.org titled “Copyright and permissions”.

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CoR Projects may include third party copyright material for which rights and permissions must be obtained from the copyright holder(s) indicated. The Club of Rome has made every reasonable effort to locate, contact and acknowledge rights holders and to correctly apply terms and conditions to these materials. Under no circumstances shall the Club of Rome be held responsible for any copyright infringements arising from the use of third party content.

Attendance at the Club of Rome events

When you attend an event organised by the Club of Rome your data is processed for the purpose of effective management of the event. This may include the use of your data for receiving email messages and updates regarding the event, management and distribution of reports, visit follow-up and sharing of event related information. For the purpose of the event organisation, the Club of Rome might need to share the personal data provided with the event partners. Please note that partners in countries outside the EU may not provide the same level of data protection.

Photographs, audio, and video may be captured during the event. By attending, participants grant the Club of Rome permission to photograph and/or record them and distribute (both now and in the future) the attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities. Additionally, presentations, interventions, or comments made during the event may be used on the Club of Rome website and for further publicity in relation to the event.

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Links to Other Websites

CoR Projects may contain links and references to third-party websites. CoR Projects have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.

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This consent can be withdrawn any time by sending an email to info@clubofrome.org


The information, products, and services contained on this site is provided “as is” without any warranties. The information presented does not necessarily reflect the views of the Club of Rome, its funders, members or national associations.

The Club of Rome accepts no responsibility for losses, damages, costs, and other consequences resulting directly or indirectly from the use of this website and any information or material available from them. Nor does it guarantee that use of the information is free of any claims of copyright infringement.

The mention of names of specific companies, products, or services on the site does not imply any endorsement or recommendation.

Privacy notice and cookies

By accessing CoR Projects, certain information, such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, navigation behavior through the Site, the software used and the time spent, along with other similar information, will be collected using cookies. This information is anonymous and will not specifically identify users.

All information collected on CoR Projects will be kept strictly confidential and will not be sold or rented to parties outside of the Club of Rome. The Club of Rome will use this information only for the purposes disclosed by the Club of Rome in advance of such data collection.

See the full privacy policy.

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The Club of Rome Logo

The Club of Rome logo should not be used without the prior consent of the Club of Rome. Consult our guidelines on external use of the Club of Rome branding.

Governing Law

These conditions are governed by and interpreted following the laws of Switzerland, and the use of the United Nations Convention of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods is expressly excluded. If your habitual residence is in the EU, and you are a consumer, you additionally possess the protection provided to you by obligatory provisions of the law of your country of residence. The Club of Rome and yourself both agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Zurich, which means that you may make a claim to defend your consumer protection rights in regards to these Conditions of Use in Switzerland, or in the EU country in which you reside.

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