Call for Operations Manager

Call for OPERATIONS MANAGER Job description The Chile California Council (CCC), a small and innovative non-profit organization, seeks a well-organized, motivated, and talented Operations Manager (OM). The OM will work directly with the CCC’s Executive Director in developing and implementing the organization’s activities; will provide support to the standing and special Committees within the Council; and will play an important role in the CCC’s external and internal communications. Candidates should have a passion for international collaboration and a clear vision for fostering such collaboration. The position requires an understanding of Chilean and California cultures. High proficiency in English and Spanish is required as well as exceptional written and oral communications skills. This position is subject to the availability of grant …

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Chile´s Renewable Energy Future

The CCC, together with AMCHAM Chile, and the US-Chile Energy Council successfully concluded a networking reception on Tuesday, October 20, addressing the highly attractive investment opportunities available in the renewable energy sector in Chile.

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President Michelle Bachelet Signs Agreement with California Governor Jerry Brown

On Friday, September 25, the President of the Republic, Michelle Bachelet, accompanied by the Foreign Minister, Heraldo Munoz, and the Ambassador of Chile in the United States, Juan Gabriel Valdes, met with the Governor of California, Jerry Brown, at The Westin New York Grand Central Hotel.

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Chile to Reduce Energy Consumption

Chile is to reduce 20% of their energy consumption by 2025 through California model of decoupling.

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Start-Up Chile: Changing a Country’s Future through Startups

Start-Up Chile is a program that was initiated in order to change the Chilean entrepreneurial ecosystem through start-up companies themselves. The idea is to attract top graduate student entrepreneurs to Chile and provide them with the means necessary to launch their start-up in Chile. If selected, the entrepreneur is granted a one year visa as well as $35,000.

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UC DAVIS Viticulture & Enology Workshop

UC Davis hosted a Viticulture & Enology Workshop for the Chilean Wine Industry in order to support collaborative research between UC Davis and Chilean researchers.

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UC Davis developing $12 million Life Sciences Innovation Center in Chile

The University of California, Davis, has been selected by the Chilean government to form a new partnership establishing the UC Davis Life Sciences Innovation Center in Chile.

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“Nuestro Hombre el California”, El Mercurio

Profile and interview of our Executive Director, Juan Ibañez, in El Mercurio’s Revista El Sábado.

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New San Francisco legislation Promotes Urban Agriculture

On Monday, June 16th, San Francisco introduced a bill that will would allow land owners to take advantage of a property tax break when they allow a parcel of land to be used for sustainable agriculture.

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CORFO Vice President Bitran Shares Chile’s New Innovation Challenges

Eduardo Bitran met with Chilean entrepreneurs in the Bay Area to talk about the challenges encountered by Chile’s principal industries and how an adjustment in some of CORFO’s programs, the creation of new incentives and instruments could play a key role in the solution.

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