The Group’s social contributions in 2017 included, among other things:

• Targeted actions at schools and sponsorship programmes of athletic clubs and cultural associations in areas where the Group is active in Greece and abroad.
• Programmes supporting youth entrepreneurship and scholarships for young men and women, support for scientific research programmes, conferences, etc.
• Financial support of NGOs and State Bodies focusing on improving the quality of life of vulnerable social groups (act4Greece school meal programme, “Ark of the World”, a local NGOs) and targeted donations to the Hellenic Police and the Fire Service.
• Support of cultural initiatives (e.g. Athens & Epidaurus Festival, “Prespeia” Festival, etc.).