The Bulgarian Chamber of Mining and Geology is a national non-governmental, non-profit organization representing business from the area of mining and related activities and services, established in 1991.
BCMG mission is to protect the interests of its members in accordance with the principles of market economy, sustainable development, legal and ethical standards. BCMG unites 120 companies ensuring about 30 000 employees and 5% of GDP.
Since its establishment the Chamber has been an organizational member of the Bulgarian Industrial Association; later on it became member of the European Association of Mining Industries (EUROMINES), European Association for Coal and Lignite (EURACOAL) and Confederation of the Employers and the Industrialists in Bulgaria (KRIB).
Euromines is the recognised representative of the European metals and minerals mining industry. The association’s main objective is to promote the industry and to maintain its relations with European institutions at all levels. Euromines provides services to its members with regard to EU policy and serves as a network for cooperation and for the exchange of information throughout the sector within Europe. The association also fosters contacts with the mining community throughout the world.
Euromines represents large and small companies and subsidiaries in Europe and in other parts of the world which provide jobs to more than 350,000 people. Through the activities and operations of these members, more than 42 different metals and minerals are produced. For some metals and minerals, Europe is the world’s leading producer.
Euromines provides a formal platform in which the members evaluate the impact of European and International policies and legislation on the industry and define common positions and actions.
For more information please visit www.euromines.org
Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Bulgaria is a state body responsible for implementation of state policy in the country in the field of energy, geological research and management of mineral resources in aiming to achieve sustainable development, national security and attracting strategic investors.
For more information please visit www.me.government.bg/en
University of Mining and Geology is “St. Ivan Rilski” is the only state educational and scientific institution in the country that provides scientific support and training highly qualified specialists for the needs of mineral and raw materials sector.
For more information about MGU “Sv. Ivan Rilski”please visit http://mgu.bg/
Confederation of Employers and Industrialists in Bulgaria (CEIB) – The voice of the Bulgarian Business is a nationally representative employers’ organization, which unites more than 11 000 companies, collective and individual members. CEIB members produce three-quarters of the country’s GDP, providing more than 800,000 jobs and more than three-quarters of the Bulgarian exports.The mission of the Confederation is to be effective in improving the business climate in the country, to support its members in sharing best business practices, and to enhance the competitiveness of the Bulgarian economy.
More about KRIB: krib.bg
Bulgarian Industrial Association – Union of the Bulgarian Business (BIA) is a national representative employers’ organization with over 35 years of history, which is established as one of the leading partners of the State in determining economic policy. The structure of the BIA includes more than 120 branch organizations covering the entire spectrum of the economy and a network of regional organizations in all district and a large part of the municipal centers.The vision of the BIA is to achieve a free, fairly and empathetic society,based on the cult of labor, education and culture of human resources – the main engine ofthe progress. The global goal is to be a factor for accelerated and sustainable industrial and social development.
More about BIA: www.bia-bg.com
Scientific and technical union of mining, geology and metallurgy is a creative professional non-profit association, which has more than 1,500 scientists, engineers, technicians and other specialists in the field of mining, geology and metallurgy and companies from Bulgaria and abroad, associated with this activity.
More about NTS in MDGM: www.mdgm.org
United Nations Global Compact Bulgarian Network of the is an informal association of companies, NGOs and academic institutions who share the principles of the Global Compact and apply corporate social responsibility practices; strive to exchange experiences, initiate dialogue or partnerships with other parties – the government, local authorities, employers’ organizations, civil society organizations and academic institutions. The initiative aims to engage business in the fight against major social and environmental challenges that growing globalization entails. Since its launch in Bulgaria, the Global Compact brings together more than 120 companies in an informal network.
More about United Nations Global Compact Bulgarian Network: www.unglobalcompact.bg