Corporate Responsibility

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

Women Empowerment: Diversity in the Workforce

Topic: Beyond a Check-the-Box Mentality – Leading Change towards Workforce Diversity and Women Empowerment

Corporate Responsibility

AmCham Germany auf Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz 2019

AmCham Germany wertet die Teilnahme der großen und hochrangigen US-Delegation beider amerikanischer Parteien als klares Bekenntnis zu den...

Corporate Responsibility

AmCham Germany Meets with Green Party Representatives to Discuss Trade and Corporate Responsibility

Guest Speakers: Parliamentarians Kerstin Andreae and Katharina Dröge

Corporate Responsibility Committee

The Corporate Responsibility (CR) Committee serves as a best-practice and advocacy platform for CR, sustainability and government-affairs professionals from AmCham Germany’s member companies representing all major business sectors.

AmCham Germany Diversity Champion Bianca Bourbon

Bianca Bourbon, General Manager Coca-Cola GmbH, became AmCham Germany's first Diversity Champion in 2016. You can read our interview with her here.

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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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