Corporate Responsibility

Last year has been a milestone on the way towards global sustainable development. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which were adopted in September 2015 as part of the Post-2015 Agenda, take into account the ecological, economic and social dimension of sustainability and involve all public, private sector and civil society actors. Following the SDGs’ adoption, nation states are now faced with the chance and challenge of their implementation. AmCham Germany has always promoted an all-encompassing approach to sustainability and corporate responsibility. AmCham Germany and its member companies endorse the environmental and social responsibilities of companies within the framework of their entrepreneurial actions. Corporate responsibility has a long tradition in the USA and for companies with a German-American background. With their diverse activities the member companies of AmCham Germany contribute to prosperity and at the same time assume responsibility to enable sustainable business practices and act in harmony with the environment and society.

Corporate Responsibility News

Corporate Responsibility

AmCham Germany Diversity & Inclusion Event

“Diversity is not a girls club”, emphasizes Bianca Bourbon, newly appointed AmCham Germany Diversity Champion and General Manager of Coca-Cola Germany

Corporate Responsibility

President Bernhard Mattes Introduces Diversity Champion

Bianca Bourbon to Serve as AmCham Germany’s First Diversity Champion

Corporate Responsibility

AmCham Germany’s Corporate Responsibility Committee Members discuss National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights

On October 10, 2016, members of AmCham Germany’s Corporate Responsibility Committee met with Dr. Tilo Klinner, Director for International Economic,...

Corporate Responsibility Committee

The main mission of AmCham Germany’s Corporate Responsibility Committee is to improve integration of multinational companies into the ongoing national and international debates and initiatives related to CSR and sustainability.

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Stellungnahme zum "Entwurf der Neuauflage der Deutschen Nachhaltigkeitsstrategie 2016" (Juli 2016)

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Stellungnahme zur "Umsetzung der CSR-Reporting-Richtlinie in deutsches Recht" (April 2016)

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Position Paper "Implementation of the CSR Reporting Directive in German law" (April 2016)

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Position Paper „Stance toward the anticipated universal climate protection agreement at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris“ (October 2015)

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Press Release „AmCham Germany und F.A.Z.-Institut präsentieren Trendstudie Corporate Responsibility 2014 & Jahrbuch: Unternehmen und Verantwortung“

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