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 Group has published its 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report. Corporate Responsibility remains a strategic investment for Piraeus Bank through which the Bank contri...
Piraeus Bank, following the RobecoSAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment, has been selected as an index component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index Emerging Markets. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), the most widely recognized sustainability rating, monitor the financial ...
The Piraeus Bank project entitled, "Financial Institutions: Preparing the Market for Adapting to Climate Change," (
Piraeus Bank, in the context of its environmental policy, has launched a project for the protection of Lake Stymfalia, with the co-funding of the European Union. Lake Stymfalia, is a small mountainous lake in the Peloponnese (140 km southwest of Athens), known since antiquity, as according to Gre...
Piraeus Bank Group has issued its 7th corporate responsibility report. The Group has implemented the Global Reporting Initiative Guidelines for a 6th consecutive year, considering that this model is a comprehensible framework of principles that facilitates the disclosure and communication of Corp...
For a second year in a row Piraeus Bank receives the “Platinum” distinction, the highest prize awarded for 2012 by the CR Index in Greece. The Corporate Responsibility Index (CRI) is a leading, independent measure of responsible and sustainable business practice. Piraeus Bank has received for fiv...
Piraeus Bank is the 2nd largest bank in Greece, with particular know-how in the areas of medium-sized and small enterprises, consumer and mortgage credit, green banking, agricultural banking (following the recent acquisition of ATEbank), capital markets investment banking, and leasing....
Piraeus Bank Group has issued its 6th corporate responsibility report. The Group has implemented the Global Reporting Initiative Guidelines for a 5th consecutive year, considering that this model is a comprehensible framework of principles that facilitates the disclosure and communicat...
In the framework of the European project climabiz carried out by Piraeus Bank in cooperation with WWF Greece and the consultancy Facets, a study was completed titled “Climate Change and Business Opportunities”. This study was prepared by Facets, and it is part of Piraeus Bank’s strategy for promo...
Piraeus Bank is the first bank in Greece to have certified its Environmental Management System (EMS), in all its branches (359) and administration buildings (24), a total area of 187.831 m2, under ISO 14001:2004 and EMAS.
EMAS integrates the man...