How sustainable is your business?

For the 5th consecutive year, companies were invited to evaluate their sustainability performance in the Sustainability Index. We are proud of our members' achievements: the Gold level was attained by Cemex, Olympic Casino Latvia and SEB Bank. Coca-Cola HBC Latvia, GlaxoSmithKline, Nordea Bank AB Latvia branch, PwC Latvia and RISEBA reached the Silver.

 
 
 
Planting trees and helping kids

KPMG Baltics continues its charity work at the Rauda Boarding School for children with special needs and plants 9000 pine trees in Amata district.

 
 
Pedal for no medal!

The Radisson Blu Cycling Team devoted a challenging journey to renovate the Hemato-oncology ward of the Children's Hospital.

 
 
Helping kids to grow

SOS Childrens' Villages in Latvia have completed several projects and activities with the generous support of AmCham members such as AON, CBRE, DPA, EY, Microsoft, Radisson Blu Hotel Daugava, SEB banka and Spigulis & Kukainis.

 
 
World, I Can See You!

This summer, the Care Mobile's activities focused on programs for healthy eyes of children.

 
 
Support children to get ready for school

We kindly ask you to consider helping the children of Latvian foster families to get ready for the next school year. The cost to support one child is 10 EUR to cover the purchasing of notebooks, exercise books, paints, brushes, pencils, pens, glue, etc.

 
 
Together we can do more!

This year the Care Mobile team has provided more than 2,530 exams free of charge to the children of Latvia. Since the launch of their operations over 12,000 children have been able to receive free medical services.

 
 
Microsoft Latvia concludes pilot project

Microsoft programming school was a nine-months pilot project for 7th to 9th grade students from schools of general education.

 
 
AON hosts a master class with Maris Verpakovskis

There is no better way to bring together people, than by doing something good. The rainy weather didn't stop AON Baltic from supporting SOS Children’s Villages by hosting a special football-themed day for the youngsters of Valmiera.

 
 
700 books donated for a good cause

McDonald's donated more than 700 books to Latvian Foster Family Association that were collected during a charity campaign in June.

 
 
Introducing 30 business start-ups

Nordea business school completed its 4th training season helping new entrepreneurs to facilitate their start-ups.

 
 
SOS Children Villages unveils new support center

Recently SOS Children's Villages in Latvia opened the new Family support center on Brivibas 197a. The support center will provide assistance to families which need a special support due to the lack of certain parenting skills.

 
 
Why support Latvian foster families?

Believing that children is our future, CEMEX, FactSet Latvia and Skrivanek have chosen to support the Latvian Foster Family Society. Thanks to their donations, the children have an opportunity to study English and to build stronger relationship with their foster families.

 
 
 
Coca-Cola encourages youth to think green

Coca-Cola HBC Latvia encourages pupils to use PET bottles creatively with an aim to increase their environmental awareness.

 
 
Sweep the river Gauja clean

Coca-Cola HBC Latvia involved its employees in the clean-up event near the river Gauja in Valmiera.

 
 
 
IT skills for your future career

Microsoft Latvia tackled the challenge of youth unemployment in partnership with LIKTA under the Microsoft YouthSpark global initiative with the project IT For My Future Career.

 
 
Nordea named family-friendly merchant

The Ministry of Welfare has awarded Nordea Bank with the title "Family-friendly merchant" for the 4th year in a row.

 
 
Work from Anywhere!

300 people in Latvia were demonstrating flexible working style during "Work From Anywhere!" day on May 29th. The goal of this initiative is to encourage organizations to improve the quality of work-life balance.

 
 
     
 

August 2014

 
     
 

Welcome to our latest CSR Report, a semi-annual publication highlighting the news and best practices in CSR. AmCham remains committed to promoting CSR through special events and activities, exchange of ideas and best practices. Visit the CSR section on our website to learn more and share your story with us.

 
     
     
     
 

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