I look forward to promoting stronger U.S.-Latvia ties and working with AmCham members to ensure Latvia is a trusted destination for international business.
John Tully, Chairman of the Board of MikroTik
GEFCO Baltic most important asset is its Employees. Investing in Employees and in work environment, increase higher productivity, loyalty, and passion for service. Commitment to results and transparency - these are values their clients recognize and expects form GEFCO Baltic.
Martynas KERŠYS, General Manager:"GEFCO Baltic is company oriented to customers and employees, this is true that excellence is not a single act but a habit and for this reason safety and security are integral part of GEFCO's image. We stand for diversity and equality for all employees and prevention of the environment. For us how result is achieved is just as important as the result itself, that's why actions of suppliers and subcontractors is an important part of GEFCO service and are based on criteria of price, quality, performance, delivery, social and environmental responsibility. It's important for businesses to understand the importance of corporate social responsibility in order to continue sustainable development in the future."
On 20 May 2010, GEFCO reaffirmed its commitment to the measures in the agreement on worldwide corporate social responsibility.
The agreement contains 15 commitments concerning:
The respect and promotion of fundamental human rights,
The application of good management and development of human employees,
The sharing of social responsibility with suppliers and subcontractors;
The taking into account the impact of the company's business activity, especially from the environmental standpoint.
The agreement insists on the need for the GEFCO to:
Every year the each GEFCO subsidiary, GEFCO Baltic included, establishes three priority actions that will be implemented during the year, based on the current situation.
GEFCO group respects the fundamental rights of its employees:
GEFCO rejects all practices that restrict the freedom and dignity of its employees, such as moral or sexual harassment, violence or bullying.The members of GEFCO must adopt behaviour and attitudes in the exercise of their duties that respect the freedom and dignity of all.
An ethical charter to guide their actions and behaviour states and outlines five principles:
AmCham works hard to accomplish its goals and is a voice in the business community that is heard.
Filips Klavins, Managing Partner at Ellex Klavins