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Charter of the Global Alliance of Sharing Economy

 

Chapter 1 General Provisions

Article 1 Official Name and Type

English Name: Global Alliance of Sharing Economy

Abbreviation: GLASE

Type: International non-profit and non-governmental organization

The GLASE is headquartered in Hong Kong, New York and Vienna.

 

Article 2 Objectives

1. Our mission is to foster an environment where business can be conducted without borders.

2. The Global Confederation of Business Chambers (GLASE) aims to create a superior business platform to be jointly built

and shared by global enterprises for mutual benefit and win-win cooperation. The platform engages in optimal allocation

of resources, capital, projects, elite human resources and spaces for enterprises around the world. By establishing a

sound international-platform-based service system, the GLASE shall provide member companies with one-stop services

and assist in global development.

 

Chapter 2 Organization Structure

Article 1 The Standing Committee

The Standing Committee, a permanent decision-making body of the GLASE, includes the following positions: chairman, executive chairman, standing chairmen and secretary-general.

 

Article 2 Chairmen of the Continental Chapters

Chairmen of the continental chapters shall be assumed by former heads of state/government who are of impeccable reputation.

 

Article 3 Co-Chairs

The Co-Chairs shall be assumed by former heads of state/government who are of impeccable reputation.

 

Article 4 Honorary Chairmen

The Honorary Chairmen shall be assumed by former heads of states/government, former heads of international organizations or globally well-known figures who are of impeccable reputation.

 

Article 5 Senior Advisors

The Senior Advisors shall be assumed by former heads of state/government, former heads of international organizations or globally well-known figures who are of impeccable reputation.

 

Article 6 Vice-Chairs

The Vice-Chairs shall be assumed by former heads or senior officials of state/government, widely recognized entrepreneurs and acknowledged figures globally.

 

Article 7 Senior Business Advisors

The Senior Business Advisors shall be assumed y selected heads of chamber leaders and recognized business elites.

 

Article 8 The Secretariat

The Secretariat, a permanent executive body of the GLASE, shall be responsible for the day-to-day management, operations, coordination and liaison of the organization. It shall be comprised of a secretary-general who shall be in charge of the Secretariat, an executive secretary-general, two co-secretary-generals, several special advisors, deputy secretary-generals and secretaries.

 

Article 9 Nomination and Appointment for the First Term

1. The chairman, executive chairman, standing chairmen, chairmen of the continental chapters and co-

    chairmen of the GLASE for the first term shall be elected by the Preparatory Committee of the GLASE which is

    composed of the founding members of the Organization.

2. Chairmen of the continental chapters of business chambers may recommend several co-chairs and

    vice-chairs for the chapters as needed, which shall be reported to the Secretariat for the record.

3. The vice-chairs, executive vice-chairs, senior business advisors, secretary-generals, special advisors, executive

    secretary-general, co-secretary-generals and deputy secretary-generals shall be nominated by the executive

    chairman of the GLASE and submitted to the Standing Committee for approval.

 

Article 10 Nomination and Appointment for the Following Term 

From the start of the second term, the election and nomination rules and procedures shall be as follows:

1. The new chairman and the executive chairman of the GLASE shall be nominated by the current chairman and

    submitted to the Standing Committee for a vote. The candidate shall pass provided that he/she receives

    a simple majority of the votes.

2. The new standing chairmen of the GLASE shall be nominated by the chairman and the executive chairman and

    submitted to the Standing Committee for a vote. The candidate shall pass provided that he/she receives

    a simple majority of the votes.

3. Chairmen of the continental chapters shall be nominated by the chairman, executive chairman or standing

    chairmen of the GLASE and submitted to the Standing Committee for a vote. The candidate shall pass

    provided that he/she receives a simple majority of the votes. The co-chairs and vice-chairs of the

    continental chapters shall be recommended by the chairmen of the continental chapters.

4. The new co-chairs of the GLASE shall be nominated by the chairman, executive chairman and standing chairmen

    and submitted to the Standing Committee by a vote. The candidate shall pass provided that he/she receives

    a simple majority of the votes.

5. The vice-chairs, executive vice-chairs, senior business advisors, special experts, secretary-general, executive

    secretary-general, co-secretary-generals, deputy secretary-generals, secretary-generals of the headquarters

    and co-secre tary-generals shall be nominated by the executive chairman, and submitted to the Standing

    Committee for approval.

 

Article 11 Tenure

All posts of the GLASE are of a five-year tenure and can be re-elected under the provisions set forth in Article 9.

 

Article 12 Continental Chapters of Business Chambers

The GLASE is comprised of 6 continental chapters of business chambers, covering Americas & Oceania, Asia, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Africa and Latin America. Each region shall be in the charge of the chairman of that continental chapter.

 

Article 13 Member Organizations 

Chairmen of the continental chapters of business chambers shall be responsible for developing relationships with local business chambers and business associations that are of great importance and/or considerable scale, and developing them into members of the GLASE. This process shall be submitted to the Secretariat for the record. Those organizations, according to their scale and influence, shall be categorized as chairman-level members, vice chairman-level members and regular members.

 

Article 14 Termination of Membership

1. The membership shall be terminated by the Standing Committee of the GLASE for any of the following reasons or in

    the GLASE’s sole discretion,

a) there is sufficient evidence that the member organization has committed acts of malicious damage to the

 reputation or interest of the GLASE or other member organizations;

b) the member organization is canceled or closed due to violation of laws of the local government;

c) or other serious violations of the Charter are committed.

2. The GLASE will issue a formal notice to the relevant member organization upon the termination of its membership.

 

Chapter 3 Business Scope

Article 1 The Global Great Sharing Cloud (GGSC)

The Global Great Sharing Cloud (GGSC) is an online, business social media platform for members of the GLASE. It enables global business chambers, business associations and enterprises to have barrier-free interactions and exchanges.

 

Article 2 World Elite Enterprise League

The GLASE establishes the World Elite Enterprise League based on the World Elite Enterprise Rankings to be released every year, thus promoting the cooperation and mutual success of member entrepreneurs with market cap of over USD 10 billion.

 

Article 3 Global Business Leaders Summit

The GLASE shall host the Global Business Leaders Summit (GBLS) in different cities worldwide on a regular basis to promote the cooperation and mutual success of leading enterprises around the world.

 

Article 4 Global Offices

The GLASE plans to set up about 30 offices in different countries and regions to provide coordination, support and services for member business chambers and entrepreneurs worldwide.

 

Chapter 4 Meetings

Article 1 Meetings of the Standing Committee of the GLASE 

The purposes of the meetings of the Standing Committee are the following:

1. Discuss and review work reports of the Secretariat and continental chapters;

    and finalize the annual development plan of the GLASE;

2. Review and revise the GLASE Charter;

3. Recommend and determine chairman, executive chairman, standing chairmen, chairmen of the continental

    chapters, co-chairs, honorary chairmen, senior advisors, vice-chairs and senior business advisors of the GLASE;

4. Discuss and resolve GBLS-related issues;

5. Address any other important matters.

 

Article 2 Work Meetings of the GLASE

Work meetings of the GLASE shall be carried out as needed, and shall be attended by members of the Standing Committee, chairmen of the continental chapters and/or co-chairs of the GLASE.

 

Chapter 5 Rights and Obligations of Member Organizations

Article 1 Rights

1. The right to utilize platform resources and services provided by the GLASE.

2. The right to provide suggestions and feedback on efforts of the GLASE.

 

Article 2 Obligations

1. Comply with the GLASE Charter and implement decisions made by the GLASE.

2. Actively participate in activities hosted by the GLASE.

3. Support the work of the GLASE, and join together with other member organizations to safeguard and enhance the

    reputation of the GLASE.

 

Chapter 6 Membership Fees & Expenses

The GLASE is a shared and non-profit business platform. Any business chambers and member-based business organizations can join the GLASE free of charge. The GLASE does not charge any membership and service fees for the GBLS.

 

The daily operational expenses of the Secretariat shall be sponsored by TOJOY Shared Holding Group.

 

Chapter 7 Supplementary Articles

Article 1 Charter Amendment and Interpretation

The amendments to and the final interpretation of the Charter shall be subject to the judgment of the Standing Committee of the GLASE.

 

Article 2 Effective Date

This Charter is effective as of November 29, 2019.