COVID-19 Resources

AMCHAM COVID-19 ACTIONS

As we are going through public health challenges with inevitable impact on the business environment, AmCham Turkey/ABFT continues to be a valuable source of business knowledge and a platform to share best practices for our network.

At AmCham Turkey, our goal has always been to connect our members, provide credible insights and support its members to navigate business challenges.

Due to the evolution of the COVID-19 outbreak, AmCham Turkey is leveraging its digital services to ensure members can join our activities remotely.

Please check out our member survey results & online webinars!

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AmCham Member Survey

AmCham members listed out the challenges they encounter in relation to the Covid-19 outbreak and the measures taken by their companies.

Please check the survey results from the following PDF link. 

 

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AmCham Turkey COVID-19 Webinar I

April 2nd, 2020 - Recent Developments Pertaining to the Covid-19 Outbreak

Guest Speaker: Derya Unutmaz, Professor of Immunology, The Jackson Laboratory, U.S.  

Please click to view key take-aways from the webinar. 

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AmCham Turkey COVID-19 Webinar II

April 3rd, 2020 - Europe's Approach to Covid-19: Business Continuity & Social Impacts

Guest Speakers:

- Susan Danger, CEO of AmCham EU & Chair of AmChams in Europe

- Joris Pollet, Director of Government Relations, Europe & Global Operations, P&G

Please click to view key take-aways from the webinar. 

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A Snapshot of Business in China – AmCham China Covid-19 Webinars

- From China to the US: Best Business Practice Sharing amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

- Covid-19: Business Insights from China 

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Webinars & Committee Meetings

AmCham Turkey launched a webinar series to provide an online platform to discuss the business and social impact of the coronavirus and share best practices that will support members in leading their organization during these uncertain times.

Please stay up to date with our activities by checking our mailings regularly!

April 2 - "The Recent Developments Pertaining to the Covid-19 Outbreak" Webinar featuring

- Derya Unutmaz, Professor of Immunology at the Jackson Laboratory, New York

April 3 - "Europe's Approach to Covid-19: Business Continuity & Social Impacts" Webinar featuring

- Susan Danger, CEO of AmCham EU

- Joris Pollet, Director of Government Relations - Europe, Procter & Gamble

April 9 - "Personal Data Management during COVID-19 Outbreak" featuring Esin Attorney Partnership

April 16 - "Employment Law Perspective: Effects of COVID-19 Outbreak on the Business World" featuring Esin Attorney Partnership

April 24 - Webinar featuring Tuna Turagay, Deputy Minister of Trade, on ”Public-Private Common Agenda & Areas of Cooperation"

April 30 - "Supply Chain Disruption Amid COVID-19 Outbreak" featuring Esin Attorney Partnership 

April 30 - “The COVID-19 crisis and economic recovery – how is business across Europe and Eurasia responding to these challenges?” Webinar featuring

- Emanuel Adam, Executive Director, British American Business
- Eveline Y. Metzen, General Manager, AmCham Germany
- Peter Dahlen, Managing Director, AmCham Sweden
- Simone Crolla, Managing Director, AmCham Italy
- Susan Danger, Chair, AmChams in Europe & CEO, AmCham EU

May 7 - "AmCham China: Recommendations for U.S. Businesses & Coronavirus Recovery" Webinar
featuring

- Alan Beebe, President of AmCham China

May 11-19 - AmChams in Europe: US Week 

May 14 - AmCham Executive Mentorship Webinar 

May 21 - "Covid-19 Customs Update" featuring Ernst & Young  

June 4 - "Cybersecurity & Data Transfer" Webinar featuring

- Yasin Beceni, Managing Partner, BTS & Partners  

- Onur Koç, Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft 

June 11 - Webinar featuring Mehmet Fatih Kacır, Deputy Minister of Industry & Technology  

June 12 - "Amendment of Turkish Competition Act" Webinar featuring NAZALI Tax & Legal 

July 9 - "Business & Employment Law during Covid-19" Webinar featuring BTS & Partners 

July 16 - "The New Normal in the Energy Sector Panel" by AmCham Public Affairs Committee featuring

- Alparslan Bayraktar, Deputy Minister of Energy & Natural Resources, Republic of Turkey 

- Steve Winberg, U.S. Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy 

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Crisis Working Groups

AmCham Turkey established two separate working groups among members to cooperate and share best practices related to the following areas:  

- Production Leaders Working Group: Issues around production facilities, meeting the demand, supply chain and logistics.

- CFO Circle: Finance related issues including but not limited to the impact of reduced business activity on P&L, cash flow, collection of receivables.

- HR Circle: Issues related to human resources including health measures, procedures, back to the office, etc.   

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COVID RESOURCES

 

COVID-19 OUTBREAK SITUATION

Global Outlook by WHO

Turkey in Numbers by Turkish Ministry of Health  

Covid Update by U.S. Embassy

 

DOING BUSINESS DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK

Coronavirus Response Toolkit

Guidance for Employers

Workplace Tips for Employees

Global Dashboard on Government Policies

by U.S. Chamber of Commerce

 

TRAVEL HEALTH NOTICES 

WHO Travel Advice

U.S. Embassy Travel Info

Covid-19 Travel Notice

 

MEMBER UPDATES: COVID-19 IMPACT ON BUSINESS 

Coronavirus Desk by Esin Attorney Partnership   

Content Hub: Key Consumer Behavior Thresholds by Nielsen  

Covid-19 Updates by PwC

Covid-19: Four essential crisis management lessons by PwC

How can your industry respond at the speed of COVID-19’s impact? by EY

COVID-19 crisis management essentials: ten better questions to ask by EY

Combating COVID-19 with resilience by Deloitte

The heart of resilient leadership: Responding to COVID-19 by Deloitte

Covid-19 guide for Businesses (Turkish) – by KPMG

How the Coronavirus Is Already Rewriting the Future of Business by Harvard Business School

7 Leadership Principles for Managing in the Time of Coronavirus by Harvard Business School

Managing Through Crisis by Harvard Business School

 

MEMBER ONLINE TOOLS FOR REMOTE WORKING 

Check out free options during the Corona-19 outbreak!

Cisco Webex  

Microsoft Teams

Tips for effective remote work

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