UISCUMARR (The Industrial Association for the Cleaning Up of the Matanza-Riachuelo and Reconquista basins)
It is a Civil non-profit making Association created by a group of industrialists concerned by solving environmental problems.
We are a part of a society that seeks to change Buenos Aires environmental reality of Buenos Aires; in order to do it we need to protect an indivisible asset which belongs to all of us, *Collective Assets* as environment, based on sustainability.
In order to achieve this aim, we work on three fold axes.
- Environmental Paradigm Shift
- Change of collective Culture
- Change in environmental regulations in force, which aims at a balance between punitive regulations and those regulations which encourage cleaner production.
In order to achieve these goals, it is necessary that the corporate sector as a source of production and development, working in harmony with workers, trade unions, NGO and society as a whole, interrelating with State, Provincial and City Councils Government Employees.
For this purpose, we commit ourselves to find, discuss and implement preventive actions and restorative of environment, within the social corporate responsibility (CSR) framework, which is our duty.
We are also committed to our CRS not being limited to buying from socially responsible suppliers and to produce environmentally sustainable goods, but to a broader concept, based on cooperation and assistance of civil organizations based within our geographic area.
We will start by helping them organize themselves legally and with their operating methods, in order to improve their social development, and to transfer them our organizational experiences
Finally, we understand that the active participation and commitment of young people willing to join is essential; they are the best representatives of future generations and their future- guardians.
As an African proverb states
*If you want to go quickly go alone, if you want to go far go together*