Networks and stakeholder dialogue

Accell Group maintains a constant dialogue with its stakeholders throughout the year, and we do our utmost to ensure that we actually follow up on any issues raised in that dialogue.

Engagement and support

We are affiliated with various national and international industry organisations and initiatives, some of which focus specifically on corporate social responsibility. Below we provide an overview, organised per theme, of the industry and advocacy organisations where we have a seat on the board or for which we actively participate in working groups.

Consumer safety

  • ISO / TC 149 (Technical Committee of the International Organisation for Standardisation)
  • CEN TC 333 Cycles (Technical Committee of the European Committee for Standardisation)
  • CENELEC (European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization)
  • NEN (Dutch Standards Institution) commission NC 330 043 Bicycles
  • TSE (Turkish Standards Institution) / MTC - Mirror Technical Committees

Theft prevention

  • Bicycle Theft AVC (Dutch national platform approach bicycle theft)
  • Foundation ART (bicycle locks)

Bicycle industry – healthy & green mobility

  • CONEBI (Confederation of the European Bicycle Industries)
  • WBIA (World Bicycle Industry Association)
  • CIE (Cycling Industries Europe)
  • RAI Vereniging (Dutch industry association mobility), sector bicycles
  • Union Sport & Cycle (French industry association)
  • BPSA (Bicycle Product Suppliers Association)
  • UVT (Finland outdoor industry association)
  • FAPIC (Danish industry association)
  • Cykelbranschen (Swedish bicycle industry organisation)
  • MKKSZ (Hungarian industry association)
  • Bicycle Association of Great Britain (Industry association)

Health & sustainability

  • WFSGI (World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry): application of the WFSGI Code of Conduct.
  • Relevant local organisations in the field of (bicycle) battery recycling: financial commitment.
  • Relevant local organisations in the field of recycling electronic equipment: financial commitment.
  • People for Bikes (United States)

Stakeholder initiatives

We determined who our most important stakeholders are by putting all our stakeholders in a matrix and prioritising them. The Board of Directors approved the matrix. The overview below shows the main communications and initiatives with respect to our stakeholders. Section 9.2 Materiality and sustainable development goals includes the materiality matrix in which we indicate the aspects our stakeholders consider priorities.