Working Groups

The Working Groups gather executives of Swiss companies every three months from different sectors to share good practices, exchange contacts and present the challenges that Swiss companies face in Mexico.

Working Group on Human Resources and Dual Education

Gathers Human Resources Directors from Swiss companies in Mexico to discuss labor issues such as the labor reform in Mexico, working rights and labor conditions, hiring and talent retention, outsourcing, professionalization, equal pay and inclusion, among others.

  • Labor Reforms
  • Occupational health and labor flexibility
  • Jóvenes Construyendo el Futuro Program
  • Dual Education

Working Group on Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics

Compliance Directors from affiliated companies Share values and good practices in regard to the companies’ contributions to the social, economic, culutral and environmental improvement in Mexico. It also deals with topics related to the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Develpment Goals of the United Nations.

  • Sustainable Development Goals and 2030 Agenda
  • Reslience
  • Education
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Diversity and inclusion

Working Group on Audit and Finance

It groups the Chief Financial Offices (CFOs) of member companies to discuss economic and financial issues, macroeconomic indicators, growth and investment perspectives. The group created the Specialized Working Group on Tax Issues with the purpose of dealing with some of these issues more thoroughly.

  • Macroeconomics
  • Taxes
  • Price transfer
  • Outsourcing

Working Group on International Trade

This Working Group brings together General Directors or Directors of Logistics of affiliated companies to discuss topics such as trade policies, logistics, exports and imports, customs operation, government regulations and free trade agreements such as the USMCA and FTA between Mexico and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).

  • Reforms to Customs Law
  • FTA (USMCA, México-EFTA).
  • Infrastructure projects
  • Logistics and Transportation
  • Counterfeiting and pirac

Working Group on Legal Issues and Intellectual Property

AThis Working Group gathers directors of affiliated Swiss companies to the Chamber with the purpose of discussing topics such as economic competition, data privacy and protection, counterfeiting and piracy, government regulations, as well as ethics, anticorruption and transparency.

  • Intellectual Property Law
  • IP in Free Trade Agreements
  • Patents
  • Anticorruption
  • Economic Competition
  • Labor issues
  • Security in digital scenarios

Working Group on Health and Innovation

Gathers business executives to discuss concrete proposals based on best practices and information with scientific rigor that help improve the health and STI system in Mexico. Also, to serve as a means to influence Mexico’s public policy, as well as to defend the interests of the Chamber

  • Health ecosystem in Mexico
  • Public policies on health
  • Price of medicines

Working Group on Security

This Working Group gathers directors of Security from Swiss companies to discuss experiences and good practices in the subject of Business Security as well as to protect the companies of risk situations and foster security through technologies and advanced systems. Also, it seeks to influence public policies in the area of security.

  • Transportation and merchandise theft
  • Cibersecurity and data protection
  • Personnel security
  • Risks in hiring of personnel

Working Group on Energy and Sustainability

Gathers representatives from Swiss companies in order to share best practices in sustainability, promote sustainability through the most advanced technologies to achieve energy efficiency, including the use of renewable energies, and the application of standards that go beyond the Mexican national regulations. Likewise, promotes the dialogue with key stakeholders from the energy and environment sector in the framework of the Mexican energy reform

  • Energy reform
  • Energy efficiency networks
  • Renewable energies
  • Sustainability

Working Group on Regulatory Affairs

It has the main goal to share best practices and challenges that Swiss companies face in the regulatory and sanitary sectors, as well as develop a relationship with regulatory and sanitary authorities in Mexico.

  • Challenges of Swiss companies in regulatory and sanitary areas in Mexico.
  • Regulations and legislation.

Specialized Working Group on Tax Issues

Gathers tax and fiscal experts from Swiss companies in order to discuss the challenges and opportunities in fiscal and tax issues. Tax miscellaneous issues are discussed, good practices and contacts are shared between companies, and representatives participate in the PRODECON (Taxpayer Ministry) luncheons.

  • Challenges of Swiss companies in regulatory and sanitary areas in Mexico.
  • Regulations and legislation.