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Piraeus Bank Issues Its Annual Corporate Responsibility Report

Submitted by: Piraeus Bank

Categories: Research, Reports & Publications, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Nov 05, 2013 – 11:48 AM EST


ATHENS, Nov. 05 /CSRwire/ - 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 Corporate Responsibility issues.

This year, the section entitled Environmental Actions and the B+ Application Level of the GRI G3 guidelines have also been reviewed and assured independently.

2012 Key Environmental Achievements

  • Completion of the European climabiz programme for estimation of climate change impact on Greek businesses.
  • 14% reduction in paper consumption versus 2011.
  • 10% reduction in ink cartridge/toner consumption versus 2011.
  • 9% reduction in business trips by plane versus 2011.
  • 40% increase in plastic recycled.
  • 18% increase in small battery recycling per employee.
  • Completion of pilot application for monitoring electricity and water consumption at 10 Bank branches in Attica.
  • Approx. 1,250 employees participated in environmental training programmes.

It is worth noting hat that over the last 5 years energy consumption has dropped by 7.5%.

Piraeus Bank Group’s Annual Report and Corporate Responsibility Report for 2012 are available on the Group’s corporate site.


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