Transparency

54 421 EUR collected for the Alliance against Corruption

Apr 16, 2018

The Alliance against Corruption in Latvia has received 54 421 EUR of which 6500 euro have been contributed by 3 members of AmCham. The goal is to raise 60 000 euro by April 30th and 126 000 euro by mid-June.

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SEB banka, AbbVie and RISEBA among most sustainable companies

Jun 29, 2017

Annual sustainability performance was recently evaluated by many companies in Latvia. We are proud of our members' achievements in the Sustainability Index 2017: SEB banka achieved Platinum, AbbVie and RISEBA Silver. Overall 7 Platinum, 19 Gold, 22 Silver and 6 Bronze awards were given.

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Nasdaq announces winners of Baltic Market Awards 2016

Jan 27, 2017

Nasdaq announced the winners of the Baltic Market Awards 2016 during the live video bridge ceremony co-hosted by Nasdaq Baltic stock exchanges in Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius on January 26.

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Cemex among most sustainable companies

Jun 13, 2016

Annual sustainability performance was recently evaluated by many companies in Latvia. We are proud of our members' achievements in the Sustainability Index 2016: Cemex achieved Platinum, Nordea Bank AB Latvia branch and SEB Bank Gold, and AbbVie Bronze. Overall 4 Platinum, 17 Gold, 20 Silver and 11 Bronze awards were given.

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Ventspils Nafta among most sustainable companies

Aug 06, 2015

Annual sustainability performance was recently evaluated by many companies in Latvia. We are proud of our members' achievements in the Sustainability Index 2015: Ventspils Nafta achieved Platinum, Cemex, Nordea Bank AB Latvia branch and SEB Bank Gold, Coca-Cola HBC Latvia Silver, but GlaxoSmithKline and RISEBA Bronze. Overall 3 Platinum, 11 Gold, 18 Silver and 7 Bronze awards were given.

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Members: CSR is an integral part of business development

Aug 04, 2015

Inese Karpovica, a recent BA graduate in the Management of International Communication from the Turiba University devoted her diploma thesis to exploring CSR as a factor of development in AmCham. Members admitted that CSR is essential for their company development resulting in customer loyalty, better risk management, improved financial performance and reputation. In members' opinion AmCham CSR activities help build stronger cooperation and partnership among members. The Human Development Award was mentioned by members as the most successful activity among recent CSR activities conducted by AmCham.

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The people are who really matter

Jun 15, 2015

Jurmalas aizsardzibas biedriba, Ikskiles Briva Skola, RMHC Latvija and Andris Ceksters were awarded the Human Development Award of Latvia 2015 on April 16 during the Awards Ceremony Dinner at the State Gymnasium No.2. The winners received a custom-made sculpture "Sprout" designed by artist Olga Silova, an Award certificate and other special prizes by the program partners and sponsors. AmCham together with the US Embassy and Civic Alliance of Latvia hosted the Human Development Awards for the 2nd consecutive year.

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Modest level of trust in NGOs, research finds

Jun 12, 2015

As a result of Corporate-NGO partnership seminar held in December 2014, the research on Corporate Social Responsibility and civil society in Latvia was conducted by Roger A. Ritvo, Ph.D. and Anna Feldmane from Riga Business School. The research shows that Corporate-NGO partnerships are continuing to develop, however, the majority of respondents have a modest level of trust in NGOs.

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7 principles of building effective partnerships between corporations and NGOs

Jun 10, 2015

Based on the survey on Corporate Social Responsibility and civil society in Latvia conducted by Roger Ritvo and Anna Feldmane, 7 best practices for successful partnerships between NGOs and corporations were outlined.

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Human Development Award

Dec 23, 2014

AmCham, together with the U.S. Embassy and the Civic Alliance of Latvia announces 2nd Annual Human Development Award to be held in 2015. The Award has been established to honor inspirational people, businesses and organizations which promote human development and prosperity of Latvian people. Nominate your candidate for the Human Development Award starting from January 12, 2015. For more information check out: www.humandevelopment.lv

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