The GEF, which takes the form a non-for-profit volunteer association registered in Greece, acknowledges the fact that its members are employed by companies and/or organisations that might be market competitors. As a consequence, we are serious about preventing anti-competitive conduct in all our activities.
All individuals involved in the GEF are serving under their personal capacity. The analysis and opinions they express through the Forum are their own and do not reflect the view of their respective employers. What is more, we require that our members never discuss the following topics within the Forum: Commodity prices/Freight rates/Costs; Production numbers and production plans; Industrial capacity or commodity inventories; Sales/purchase contracts that have not been announced publicly; Future business plans; Matters relating to individual customer/suppliers; Employee compensation, benefits, remuneration, etc.
We also require that our members never make agreements or take decisions to conduct the following activities within the Forum:
Fix sale or purchase prices or other terms;
Restrict capacity or output or limit quality competition or research;
Refrain from supplying a product or service or divide markets or customers;
Exclude competing companies from a market or blacklist or boycott customers or suppliers.
Failure to follow these rules will result in immediate exclusion from the organisation.