Through our projects, we aim to improve the life in developing countries and help local communities to adopt sustainable solutions. These projects would not be possible without the financial support of our partners and friends. We would like to take a moment to thank our partners for helping us to make our mission a reality.
The following organisations have long term partnerships with EWB-NL on active and future projects.
The following organisations have sponsored our projects in the past 12 months.
Partners providing non-financial help. Focus partners can help in many ways: engineering hours, location or organisation support for events, material donations, or anything else that can help us to increase our impact.
Engineers Without Borders – NL does not partner with or accept donations in the following circumstances:
Candidates which are acting contrary to the objectives and policies of EWB-NL
Candidates which are using the donation to facilitate money laundering
The offer of support demands expectations of EWB-NL which exceed the organizations capabilities
Where a company or individuals wealth is known to result from illegal activities or where there are indications of corruption and related economic crime.
EWB-NL does not accept donations from the following industries: Tobacco, Weapons, Gambling, Adult entertainment
The partners should:
Contribute to economic, environmental and social progress with a view to achieving sustainable development.
Respect the internationally recognised human rights of those affected by their activities.
Encourage local capacity building through close co-operation with the local community, including business interests, as well as developing the enterprise’s activities in domestic and foreign markets, consistent with the need for sound commercial practice.
Encourage human capital formation, in particular by creating employment opportunities and facilitating training opportunities for employees.
Refrain from seeking or accepting exemptions not contemplated in the statutory or regulatory framework related to human rights, environmental, health, safety, labour, taxation, financial incentives, or other issues.
Support and uphold good corporate governance principles and develop and apply good corporate governance practices, including throughout enterprise groups.
Develop and apply effective self-regulatory practices and management systems that foster a relationship of confidence and mutual trust between enterprises and the societies in which they operate.
Promote awareness of and compliance by workers employed by multinational enterprises with respect to company policies through appropriate dissemination of these policies, including through training programmes.
Thes guidelines are based on OECD Polices: http://www.oecd.org/corporate/mne/?fbclid=IwAR1B9urJJTRo99juifhe2g43b29w_q-6MsfrfrWFRraB4RzMlSi140L0SvQ)