Wirtschafts Vereinigung Metalle (WVM) is a non-ferrous metals association which represents the political interests of this sector and focuses its political activities for these members in Berlin and Brussels with offices in both capitals. WVM is member of the board of BDI, the umbrella association of German industry. Beside chemical industry, WVM is a big representative of energy-intensive industries. WVM cooperates with Eurometaux, the sister-association for NF-industry on EU-level in Brussels.
Hydro is a regular participant in projects and committees as appropriate. Financial contributions are given through ordinary membership fees.