Public Power Corporation S.A. (PPC)
Nowadays, the responsibility of each corporation is not limited to the success within its business field, but extends to its active social participation. That applies to PPC S.A. as well.
The work it has undertaken and in the context of Corporate Social Responsibility includes amongst others the following:
Economy - Society - Sponsorships
- Developing the country's construction sector through commissioning large-scale complex technical works.
- Offering work and promoting technical know-how to thousands of employees, especially in regional areas where unemployment rates are high.
- Subsidizing agricultural benefits, offering special tariffs for families with many children, communal lighting, and special discounts in electricity charges for vulnerable social groups (earthquake victims).
- Contributing to water resources management and to better coverage of the needs in water of the settlements around reservoirs; placing discharges in cultivation fields for irrigation, protection against flooding, drought - water shortage.
- Supplying remote areas with electric power at the same prices as in the rest of Greece, despite the high cost this necessitates.
- Supplying remote heating to areas where steam-electric stations operate, in cooperation with the Municipality each time.
- Backing initiatives of social and cultural character in communities where PPC's activities are heightened.
- Supporting educational programs in and out of the company, based on its sponsorship strategy.
- Supporting cultural and athletic activities.
- Coaching and constant training of the employees.
- Complete satisfaction of legislative requirements concerning the Health and Safety of both employees and outside partners.
- Other benefits, such as special personnel tariffs, loan granting, financial aids, social recreation programs, etc.
- The introduction of measures, besides those imposed by the Greek and European legislation, to shield the environment and alleviate the negative impact exerted by the company's operation, to upgrade the areas close to lignite centres, to develop wetlands, etc.