Organizational chart: Organizational chart of the Bertelsmann Stiftung

The North American arm of the Bertelsmann Stiftung operates as a think tank addressing the challenges related to transatlantic cooperation. Headquartered in Washington, DC, it is widely consulted when German and European viewpoints are needed to understand international issues and inform the public debate. Focus areas include the impacts of globalization on both sides of the Atlantic, such as the consequences of the recent financial crisis and the opportunities offered by a transatlantic free-trade agreement.