The CEO of Helvetia, Philipp Gmür, bears the ultimate responsibility for Helvetia’s CR commitment. The highest CR committee is the CR Advisory Board, which acts as an advisory and steering committee to regulate the strategic orientation of CR in the country markets and provides resources for national implementation. Each country market has one responsible Executive Management member in this committee.
At Group level, the CR department manages the further development of the CR strategy and CR programme and advises Executive Management at country and Group level on CR questions. This department is part of the Corporate Center and is supported by the CR officers of the national companies.
The CR department cooperates directly with experts from the relevant Group functions and country markets when implementing new projects and observing operational CR functions. They help to adapt their own business processes with regard to sustainability, act as contacts for the CR department and ensure smooth information management with stakeholders for sustainability issues.