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EuCham - European Chamber - About EuCham

     


     
     
     



EuCham

EuCham

The independent, non-governmental, privately-organised institution representing the interest of national and international companies doing business in Europe, improving the business environment they are active in.

Objectives

• Enhancing the visibility and reputation of companies and of the private sector in general 
• Information, networking (interaction and establishment of new contacts) 
• Creation of new business opportunities

Activities

• Creating venues for thematic and interdisciplinary discussions
• Elaborating innovative and high-calibre proposals for the improvement of company/territory/society relationships
• Contributing to the ethical development of the economic actors with education and guidance
• Promoting to the media the reputation and the prestige of the business world
• Promoting networking between companies

Focus Areas 2016-2017

• Sustainability - Environment - Green standards
• CSR - Corporate Social Responsibility
• Business ethics 
• Young entrepreneurship development
• Social and gender inclusion in business
• Arbitration

Code of Ethics

In the view of EuCham good ethics and successful business are synonymous.
Thus the activities of EuCham are conducted intending to:

• Promote the mission of EuCham
• Assist in the development of the European business environment
• Develop mutually advantageous relations with local and national government bodies
• Promote fair competitiveness among its members and other organisations
• Promote integrity, transparency, democratization and objectivity to its members and to the business society as a whole
lead by example in non-corruption, citizens' rights and environmental protection related aspects

Environmental Policy

EuCham applies GREENWILL concept that includes the Green Policy and Green Guidelines.
GREENWILL is a global non-profit initiative available free of charge for every organization and company.
greenwill.org
 

 

GREEN POLICY 2016

We operate in a manner that seeks minimizing environmental impact and ensures an eco-friendly workplace. We act in compliance with relevant legislation and do our best to use good environmental practices in all activities.

We shall

1  Consider environmental aspects and impacts in our everyday activities and decision making processes.
2  Promote environmental awareness among colleagues and employees and encourage them to work in a responsible manner.
3  Reduce waste through reuse and recycling and by purchasing recycled, recyclable or refurbished products and materials where these alternatives are available, economical and suitable.
4  Promote efficient use of materials and resources in its offices including water, energy and others, particularly those that are non-renewable.
 Avoid unnecessary use of hazardous materials and products, seek substitutions when feasible, and take all reasonable steps to protect health and environment.
6  Purchase and use eco-friendly products.
7  Communicate our commitment to partners, stakeholders, supply chain and society and encourage them to support and follow it.
8  Strive to continually improve the environmental performance by periodically reviewing our own guidelines in light of the development. 

Green Officer: Ms Fanni Tujner

Get your free Green Policy and Green Guidelines at greenwill.org

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