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FPH : Charles Léopold Mayer Foundation for Human Progress


Established in 1982, the FPH finances, through donations or loans, research and initiatives that contribute in a significant and innovative way to the progress of humankind through science and social development.

Its current priorities, defined in its 2004–2010 guidelines and its 2006–2007 strategy, are:

 to support the emergence of a world community, made indispensable by globalisation;

 to contribute to three major changes that humankind must make in the course of the 21st century:

  • a revolution in governance in order to manage the new interdependence between human beings, between societies, and between humanity and the biosphere;
  • the search for a universal ethic of responsibility;
  • the creation of a sustainable society.

The 2006–2007 strategy is based on four sections that provide four doors into the action as a whole. These are:


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