The Volvo Group places a great deal of effort into being aware of legislative trends and actively participating in society in relation to matters relevant to our industry. Knowledge of the surrounding world is essential to our ability to identify new business opportunities.

In order to do this, the Group participates in a number of industry forums. The Group is also a signatory of Global Compact and a member of the WWF Climate Savers Program.

Industry forums

The Volvo Group participates in different trade organizations and forums such as:

  • European Automobile Manufacturers’ ­Association (ACEA)
  • Committee for European Construction Equipment (CECE)
  • Engine Manufacturers Association (EMA) and Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA) in the US
  • Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA)
  • Association of Equipment Manufacturers in the US
  • American Trucking Associations
  • American Public Transportation Association
  • National Marine Manufacturers Association
  • American Bus Association
  • International Council of Marine Industry Associations – ICOMIA
  • European Association of Internal Combustion Engine Manufacturers (Euromot)

Global Compact

The Volvo Group became one of the first companies to sign the United Nations Global Compact initiative in 2001. The Global Compact aims to align business practices with internationally accepted principles on human rights, labor practice, the environment and anti-corruption.