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Article Article Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence: how to make it work for SMEs

Article Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence: how to make it work for SMEs

Chambers believe that corporate due diligence should be proportionate, risk-based, and sector specific. Alignment with the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human rights, as well as th...
08/06/2022 Read more
Article Interview with Eurochambres Neighbourhood and Enlargement Committee Chair, Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu

Interview with Eurochambres Neighbourhood and Enlargement Committee Chair, Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu

As leading business representatives, chambers are supporting the business community to prepare for enlargement in enhancing SME competitiveness, as well as strengthening economic, trade and investment...
08/06/2022 Read more
Survey Eurochambres flash survey: Green skills in the eyes of European businesses

Eurochambres flash survey: Green skills in the eyes of European businesses

The shift towards a greener and more sustainable economy has a profound impact on the European labour market. Green skills and green jobs are instrumental in translating the new opportunities created...
02/06/2022 Read more
Position Eurochambres position on the Proposal for Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence

Eurochambres position on the Proposal for Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence

Eurochambres reiterates that sustainability is at the heart of businesses activities and is key to ensuring long-term economic growth. European businesses are ready to commit to an even stronger respo...
01/06/2022 Read more
Article Interview with Eurochambres Sustainability Committee Chair, Vladimir Dlouhý

Interview with Eurochambres Sustainability Committee Chair, Vladimir Dlouhý

Energy is a vital commodity that fuels our economy. The surge in energy prices and high volatility since last autumn have triggered calls to reduce our dependence on energy imports from third countrie...
24/05/2022 Read more
Position Eurochambres position on the REPowerEU package

Eurochambres position on the REPowerEU package

Extremely high energy prices and the uncertain supply situation exacerbated by the Russian invasion of Ukraine place an extremely heavy burden on European businesses. Eurochambres understands the cons...
20/05/2022 Read more
Position Joint statement on the importance of the transatlantic partnership and TTC

Joint statement on the importance of the transatlantic partnership and TTC

We, a coalition of trade associations from both sides of the Atlantic, representing businesses of all sizes and active in a variety of sectors, strongly support efforts to strengthen the transatlantic...
11/05/2022 Read more
Article Interview with Eurochambres Skills Committee Chair, Martha Schultz

Interview with Eurochambres Skills Committee Chair, Martha Schultz

Eurochambres believes that maximising the value of Europe’s human capital is vital to increasing its global competitiveness and to tackling unemployment. This requires a workforce that is equipped w...
10/05/2022 Read more
Article Europe Day 2022: take inspiration from the past to solve today’s challenges

Europe Day 2022: take inspiration from the past to solve today’s challenges

Luc Frieden, President of Eurochambres 9 May, Europe Day, should be a moment to celebrate peace and unity as it marks the anniversary of the Schuman Declaration, established to forge stronger coopera...
09/05/2022 Read more
Position Eurochambres position on Recovery and Resilience Facility – an efficient implementation of national plans for SMEs

Eurochambres position on Recovery and Resilience Facility – an efficient implementation of national plans for SMEs

The war in Ukraine is currently leading to considerable challenges for national economies and their capacity to absorb the resources available in the national Recovery and Resilience Plans (RRPs). Ind...
05/05/2022 Read more
Press Release 2019-24 von der Leyen Commission mid-term review: strong economic headwinds require recalibration of work programme

2019-24 von der Leyen Commission mid-term review: strong economic headwinds require recalibration of work programme

The 29 April General Assembly of Eurochambres – the European association of chambers of commerce and industry - discussed progress made by the von der Leyen Commission as it reaches the halfway poin...
02/05/2022 Read more
Position Eurochambres positon on 2019-2024 von der Leyen Commission mid-term assessment

Eurochambres positon on 2019-2024 von der Leyen Commission mid-term assessment

The first half of the 2019-2024 Commission’s term has of course been massively impacted by the Covid-19 crisis and the war in Ukraine. Several of the priorities set out by Ursula von der Leyen at th...
02/05/2022 Read more
Survey Eurochambres flash survey on the economic impact of the war in Ukraine

Eurochambres flash survey on the economic impact of the war in Ukraine

26 national chambers provided feedback on the economic implications of the war in Ukraine across Europe in a survey conducted by Eurochambres in late March 2022 among its members. This came one month...
19/04/2022 Read more
Position EU and Western Balkans: a profound and deepening partnership

EU and Western Balkans: a profound and deepening partnership

Eurochambres calls upon the countries of the Western Balkans and the European Union to set up a clear timeframe for the implementation of reforms leading towards the EU accession of Serbia, Montenegro...
31/03/2022 Read more
Position Eurochambres’ message on the informal meeting of the European Council on the Versailles Declaration

Eurochambres’ message on the informal meeting of the European Council on the Versailles Declaration

Eurochambres welcomes the discussions at the informal meeting of the heads of state or government held yesterday and today and the “Versailles Declaration” adopted. This can and must act as a cata...
11/03/2022 Read more
Article War in Ukraine

War in Ukraine

Eurochambres and many national chambers are maintaining contact with our colleagues at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, who are striving to continue to support member companies in the m...
07/03/2022 Read more
Position Eurochambres statement on the Ukraine crisis

Eurochambres statement on the Ukraine crisis

The President of Eurochambres, Luc Frieden, convened an extraordinary meeting of the Board of Directors this morning, following last night’s European Council summit on the Ukraine crisis. Eurocha...
25/02/2022 Read more
Press Release Press Release: Corporate due diligence – chambers concerned by both direct and indirect impacts on businesses

Press Release: Corporate due diligence – chambers concerned by both direct and indirect impacts on businesses

Reacting to today’s European Commission proposal for a Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence, Eurochambres has recognised the importance of ensuring a level playing field across the EU...
23/02/2022 Read more
Position 7th EU-Africa Business Forum (EABF) Joint Declaration of the Business Organisations

7th EU-Africa Business Forum (EABF) Joint Declaration of the Business Organisations

The 7th EU-Africa Business Forum (EABF) took place on the 16th and 17th of February 2022 in Brussels. The Forum, which was held back-to-back with the 6th AU-EU Summit, constitutes a key contribution t...
16/02/2022 Read more
Position Eurochambres position on the recast of the Energy Efficiency Directive

Eurochambres position on the recast of the Energy Efficiency Directive

European chambers of commerce and businesses are contributing to the energy transition and recognize the importance of energy efficiency and renewable energy provisions, which is even in their own sel...
27/01/2022 Read more
Position Eurochambres position on Better Regulation

Eurochambres position on Better Regulation

The European regulatory framework must enable the creation of a business-friendly environment and the establishment of a level playing field for SMEs so that they can adapt to unforeseen changes and c...
27/01/2022 Read more
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