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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 43070944601-40
Registration date: 10/05/11 14:03:01

The information on this organisation was last modified on 28/04/14 13:06:55
The date of the last annual update was 28/04/14 13:06:55

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: MAQASSAR
Acronym: MQR
Legal status: SPRL
Website address:


Section: I - Professional consultancies/law firms/self-employed consultants
and more precisely: Professional consultancies

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Robin EDME
Position: Managing Partner

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Robin EDME
Position: Managing Partner

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 8 Avenue Edmond Parmentier 
Bruxelles B-1150
Telephone number: (+33) 970 449 234
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Launched in 2001 by the former President and founder of the French Social Investment Forum (FIR / and of Eurosif (European Social Investment Forum /, Maqassar is an CSR & SRI Executive consulting firm which proivdes 3 main lines of services:

1] Providing CSR & SRI state-of-the-art executive consulting services to companies and the investor value chain actors;
2] Identify and promote key strategic and pionneering CSR & SRI issues towards the EU institutions which would help framing their future policies;
3] Representing companies and investors' interests at EU level (European Commission, European Parliament and European stakeholders).
Level of interests represented:
  • national
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 1
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Financial markets & industry
Extra-financial & financial reporting
Corporate Social Responsibility
Corporate Governance
Socially Responsible Investing

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

The managing partner of Maqassar is the former President and founder of the French Social Investment Forum and of Eurosif; he is also the:
- Coordinator of the ECRA (European Combined Reporting Alliance) initiative;
- Member of the Qualified Personalities College of the French Institute of Board Members (IFA / Institut Français des Administrateurs), of the International Social Observatory created by Suez (OSI / Observatoire Social International) and of the Comité 21
- Member of the Responsible Investor Award Jury (2008, presided by J. Attali – 2009, presided by E. Orsenna)
- Board Member of European Partners for the Environment (EPE /
- Member of the Task-Force « Rethinking Asset Management » of the CEPS (Center for European Policy Studies) – ECMI (European Capital Markets Institute) launched at the request of the European Commission

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Share of turnover related to representing interests to EU institutions on behalf of clients:
50000  € - 100000  €

Clients with turnover below 50000 €.
  • Investors

Clients generating a turnover of 50000 € - 100000 €.
  • Corporates

Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Accounts are being certified by a chartered accountant.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.