ERS governance and transparency

As a not-for-profit organisation, independence and integrity are at the heart of everything ERS does. This vision is achieved through strict governance principles, codes of conduct and transparency regulations.

Governance

The European Respiratory Society (ERS) is a non-profit organisation. Its governance and management are laid down in its statutes comprising:

Transparency

ERS is committed to being transparent in all its activities. All ERS officers and members of the Society’s committees, working parties and sub - committees complete an annual Declaration of Interest (DoI), which is published on our website. Visit the leadership page to view conflict of interest forms for the current executive officers.

Codes of conduct

ERS also operates within a number of established codes of conduct

Annual report

The ERS annual report provides an overview of our achievements and a financial report each year.

Additional information: Funding sources