ex- Chairman of the Board, National Bank of Greece and President of Hellenic Bank Association (EET)
“The Sustainability Code places the notion of Sustainable Development in the core of business management and operations.”
ex- President of SEV Council for Sustainable Development, General Secretary of SEV
“The Sustainability Code promotes the contemporary business model of sustainable development to the medium size enterprises too.”
CEO, National bank of Greece
“The principles of the Sustainability Code will constitute a strong motive for the adoption of corporate social responsibility practices according to the European standards and they will mostly contribute to the measurement of the economical, social and environmental performance of the companies.”
Director of Strategical Communication & Analysis, Hellenic Exchange, Athexgroup
“An environment of safety, stability and transparency makes everybody comfortable to invest and consume. What comes next reduces risk taking. The investors accept smaller performances since the time span can be securely expanded.”
ex- General Secretary of Commerce and Consumer Protection
“The key to Sustainable Development is Corporate Social Responsibility. State policy making for Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Responsibility can constitute the starting point for facing environmental, social and economical problems.”
The GREEK SUSTAINABILITY CODE provides a structured system with regards to the transparency and commitment of businesses towards Sustainable Development and Responsible Entrepreneurship.
Based on the German Sustainability Code, a recognised European standard of reference for the disclosure of non-financial information.
The result of the Collaboration
The GREEK SUSTAINABILITY CODE
Supports raising of capital through positive analysis of the financial market and international investment funds
Contributes to bolstering export activity & outward-looking policies of Greek companies
Complies with Greek legislation on the disclosure of non-financial information
Takes under account the particularities of the Greek market
Link to Networks of Responsible Suppliers
Highlights the "Sustainable Companies in Greece"
Listed companies with more than 500 employees & subsidiaries in Greece of listed companies in their country of origin.
Listed companies with less than 500 employees
Large companies with an average number of employees more than 250 and a turnover larger than 40.000.000 euros,
Medium-size with an average number between 50-249 employees and a turnover from 8.000.000 up until 39.999.999 euros
Small size with an average number between 10-49 employees and a turnover from 700.000 up until 7.999.999 euros.
Very Small Companies
Addressed to very small companies that are not obliged by the law to report non-financial data and have not a systematic approach towards Sustainable Development and Corporate Responsibility, but wish to be linked to Responsible Business.
Method of Participation
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«Time to integrate the Sustainability Reporting - The collaboration of the different frameworks»
CEO International Integrated Reporting Council
«There is a growing trend towards integration and convergence of all different standards as far as non-financial reporting is concerned.»
«The legislative framework on the publication of non-financial data»
Mr. Gerasimos Georgopoulos
Head of Unit of Institutional Regulations and Business Register (GEMI)
«“Greek companies must realize that the publication of their non-financial data will contribute to the strengthening of their competitiveness....»
Mrs. Charoula Apalagaki
General Secretary, Hellenic Bank Association
«Sustainable development has been around for many years. In the Greek market there are many examples with regards to these issues...»