Launched “Developing China: The remarkable impact of Foreign Direct Investment” by Michael Enright www.hinrichfoundation.com/fdi-in-china
Developed and held the Export Manager Advanced Training Program with Leipzig University and Vietnamese-German University in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Published the Sustainable Trade Index together with the Economist Intelligence Unit. www.hinrichfoundation.com/sustainable-trade-index
Published “Design Capability Philippines” that highlights new products and designs to help buyers source from the Philippines. Available at Developing Country Sourcing www.developingcountrysourcing.com/
Launch the Hinrich Foundation Alumni Association & Alumni Leadership Council. www.hinrichfoundation.com/
Established adidas suppliers-Hinrich Foundation Global Trade Leader Scholarships partnership for scholars from Myanmar and Cambodia.
Organized and hosted the The Role of Business in Shaping the Future of Education at Asia Society Hong Kong. www.asiasociety.org
Established VF-Hinrich Foundation Global Trade Leader Scholarship partnership formed for scholars from Bangladesh. www.vfcorp.com
Export Assistance Program support surpasses 1,000 export company beneficiaries. www.developingcountrysourcing.com
Merle A. Hinrich founded the Hinrich Foundation with the mission of Promoting sustainable global trade.