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Piraeus Bank Group is one of the most dynamic and active financial organisations in Greece today. Founded in 1916, Piraeus Bank went through a period of state-ownership and management (1975-1991) before it was privatised in December 1991. Today, Piraeus Bank leads a group of companies covering all financial and banking activities in the Greek market (universal bank). Piraeus Bank possesses particular know-how in the areas of retail banking, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), capital markets and investment banking, leasing and financing of the shipping sector. Piraeus Bank Group has a growing international presence, focused in Southeastern Europe and Eastern Mediterranean, but also in the financial centres of London and New York. Main strategic targets of Piraeus Bank Group are: further enhancing market shares in Greece and abroad wherever it operates, improving service quality and customer satisfaction, creating innovative products, further enhancing the Group's position in retail banking and small and medium-sized enterprises financing, strengthening the Group in the areas of asset management and bancassurance and, finally, strengthening profitability with a view of constantly increasing shareholder value.

Piraeus Bank Reduces Its Environmental Footprint in 2016 Image

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10-26-17

Piraeus Bank Reduces Its Environmental Footprint in 2016

In 2016, Piraeus Bank’s environmental footprint was reduced by 2%, versus 2015, in terms of tonnes of CO2 emissions per employee. Since 2008, electricity consumption per square meter has been reduced by 19% and the total CO2 emissions per employee has been reduced by 36%. In...

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10-13-17

Piraeus Bank Publishes 2016 Sustainable Development Report

Piraeus Bank Group has published its 2016 Sustainable Development Report, in accordance with the GRI Standards of the Global Reporting Initiative. The report presents the important non-financial aspects of the organization’s work in relation to its governance, its customers, suppliers, employees,...

Diamond Distinction for Piraeus Bank in the Corporate Responsibility Index Image

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09-11-17

Diamond Distinction for Piraeus Bank in the Corporate Responsibility Index

Piraeus Bank received the Diamond distinction for its Corporate Responsibility, during the recent assessment of the Corporate Responsibility Index (CRI), which in Greece is coordinated by the Corporate Responsibility Institute.

The distinction, which was awarded to Piraeus for the first ti...

Piraeus Bank Held the First Conference in Greece on "Business and Biodiversity" Image

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07-11-17

Piraeus Bank Held the First Conference in Greece on "Business and Biodiversity"

The first international conference “Business and Biodiversity in Natura 2000 sites: The way forward”, which discussed the various opportunities arising for businesses in Natura 2000 sites, was held in Athens and Stymphalia. Delegates from the EU, the private and public sector, as...

Piraeus Bank "Climabiz" is One of the 15 Best LIFE Projects of the Last 25 Years in the European Union Image

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06-06-17

Piraeus Bank "Climabiz" is One of the 15 Best LIFE Projects of the Last 25 Years in the European Union

The Piraeus Bank’s LIFE project “climabiz - Financial Institutions: Preparing the Market for Adapting to Climate Change” has been selected as one of the 15 most outstanding LIFE projects, out of a total of 4,300 projects implemented in the last 25 years, since the beginning of EU...

Piraeus Bank Receives European Distinction for Its Environmental Management System Image

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12-16-16

Piraeus Bank Receives European Distinction for Its Environmental Management System

Piraeus Bank is one of the four European organizations that received a distinction by the European Business Awards for the Environment in the "Management" category, for the ability of its robust Environmental Management System (EMS) to fully and timely incorporate all newly acquired banks.

Piraeus Bank Publishes 2015 Corporate Responsibility Report Image

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09-30-16

Piraeus Bank Publishes 2015 Corporate Responsibility Report

Piraeus Bank Group has published its 2015 Corporate Responsibility Report. The report follows the Guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative G4 (GRI-G4) and presents the important non-fi...

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01-28-16

Piraeus Bank Included in The Sustainability Yearbook 2016

Piraeus Bank has qualified for inclusion in RobecoSAM’s 2016 Sustainability Yearbook, following its selection as an index component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index Emerging Markets.

The Sustainability Yearbook has listed the world’s most sustainable companies in each...

Piraeus Bank Publishes 2014  Corporate Responsibility Report Image

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10-07-15

Piraeus Bank Publishes 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report

Piraeus Bank Group has published its 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report, in compliance with the Guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative G4 (GRI-G4). The report outlines the importan...

Piraeus Bank: a Constituent of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the Second Consecutive Year Image

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10-07-15

Piraeus Bank: a Constituent of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the Second Consecutive Year

Piraeus Bank, following the recent RobecoSAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment, became for the second consecutive year a constituent of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index Emerging Markets. Piraeus Bank remains the only company based in Greece to be selected as an index component of the DJSI, an...

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