I'm delighted to be part of business community which strives to improve the business environment.
Roberts Melbardis, Country Manager, Encompass Digital Media Latvia
At the end of 2014, AmCham and RBS held a seminar to discuss the opportunities and challenges of Corporate-NGO partnerships. As a result of this seminar the research was conducted by Roger A. Ritvo, Ph.D. of Auburn University Montgomery and Riga Business School, and Anna Feldmane the Dean's List student of Riga Business School.
This research contributes to the developing concept of Corporate Social Responsibility and civil society in Latvia. The complementary purposes of this paper were to document the public's attitude toward NGOs and to research the benefits and limitations of collaborative business partnerships. The data for this research was gathered through an online survey of 801 respondents by using the snowball network methodology.
Major findings include:
The research concludes with the statement that Corporate-NGO partnerships will continue to develop as their leaders remain committed to finding new structures to create a civil society that benefits everyone. As John Winston Lennon (of the Beatles) wrote: "Imagine all the people ... sharing all the world."
To read the entire research click here.
Being an AmCham member is a great opportunity of interacting with other members about business & market dynamics in Latvia and in all Baltic states. Looking forward to collectively supporting our future, particularly in the areas of talent sustainability and business progress.
Yesim Ozer, Market Director Mars Baltics