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.
In the framework of the European co-funded under LIFE instrument climabiz project, run by Piraeus Bank in partnership with WWF Greece and Facets, a report titled "Climate change and Greek businesses: Risks and opportunities" wa...
Piraeus Bank recently issued its 2010 Annual and Corporate Responsibility Reports. This issue coincides with the difficult economic conjuncture that we are facing today. Piraeus Bank fully aware that its actions have a direct or indirect impact on households, businesses and ...
For the second consecutive year, Piraeus Bank received the gold award by the international Corporate Responsibility Index (CRI). This was the highest distinction awarded this year to a bank in Greece. Moreover, at the awarding ceremony, the Bank also receive...
The Ministry of Economy, Competitiveness & Shipping, the Ministry of Environment, Energy & Climate Change and Piraeus Bank, through its subsidiary ETVA VI.PE SA (a company owned 35% publicly and 65% by Piraeus Bank that manages 26 Industrial Areas in Greece), announ...
Piraeus Bank has been managing its operational environmental impacts, through the European co-funded project GREENbanking4Life.
Within this framework, the Bank developed ...
For the second consecutive year, Piraeus Bank received an award by the international Corporate Responsibility Index (CRI), placing it in the golden category. This is the highest distinction awarded this year to a business in Greece. Moreover...
Aug. 20 /CSRwire/ - Piraeus Bank was recently ranked first among the Banks in Greece according to the Accountability Ratings and was the only bank to be awarded by the CR Index for its corporate responsibility performance.
The Accountability Rat...
- April 9, 2009 - Piraeus Bank organised a benchmarking workshop in Athens, 18 March 2009, on "Sustainable Banking and Green Business". Around 50 managers and executives from within the Bank had the opportunity to discuss with a distinguished panel of speakers issues ...
-September 23, 2008 - In an era marked by climate change and other environmental problems, safeguarding the planet and combating global warming is presenting a raft of practical challenges to businesses, governments and the general public alike.