CONFERENCE AND AWARDS
“The Ethical Values of Social Welfare”
The Board of the Greek Institute of Business Ethics
decided to award the 2014
Prizes SEE . G EBEN GR
Social – Environmental – Ethical – GOVERNANCE
The 7th event of the awards of EBEN GR was attended by the Board of the Greek Institute of Business Ethics, major players in the business world, academics, members of EBEN GR as the EBEN EUROPE who came especially for the event as well as business executives interested in the application of the RME model principles.
The President of the European and Greek network of EBEN GR Anthony Gortzis said to the audience, that EBEN GR (as a member of the great European EBEN EUROPE Network) work, helps businesses to apply systems and policies that contribute to corporate sustainable development and the wider social welfare. Reference was made to the important changes deemed necessary to adapt the RME model in modern business needs and the emergence of multi-dimensional character that concerns not only just business ethics but also the Environment, Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance.
The event was welcomed by Mr. Yiannis Maniatis Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change in Europe EBEN Mr. Michael Assländer Professur für Wirtschaftsethik Technische Universität Dresden, member of exec commitee EBEN EUROPE, Mr. Karampelas Athanasios General Manager SIVOTA DIAMOND SPA RESORT, Mr. George Alexander Secretary Union Shipowners Short Sea Shipping (EENMA) and President of the Hellenic Hull Mutual, Mr. Costas Sismanidis (ALLSEAS MARINE) Manager DPA – CSO HSEQ Department Ms. Danae Bezantakou Managing Director NAVIGATOR SHIPPING CONSULTANTS, Mr. Marmangelos Charalambos Commercial Director of Olympia ELECTRONICS AE, Mr. Makis Provatas CEO VIVECHROM SA and Mr. Efstathios Loizos Member of ION SA Board.
The Gen. Secretary EBEN GR Ms. Gelina Karella announced the names of the companies that received the certification of SEE G 2014 in basic and advanced level. Particularly encouraging is the increase in the number of companies certified in 2014 and their dynamics, as some of the newly added are important names in their industry. Also we must emphasize the stable cooperation with companies certified for many years according to the SEE G model, which demonstrates their commitment to the principles of sustainability.
Companies received awards were:
BASIC MODEL FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM COMPANIES
(Κατά αλφαβητική σειρά)
ACCURATE HEALTH AUDITING & CONSULTING
Office of Advocacy << >> CUSTOMER OF THE EIB
LEONIS SUMMER HOUSES
OMBUDSMAN FOR BANKING – INVESTMENT SERVICES
PHOENIX ECTS LIMITED
SEFCO ZEELANDIA SA
SIVOTA DIAMOND SPA RESORT
( In alphabetical order)
ALERT SHIPPING AGENCIES LTD
( In alphabetical order)
Olympia ELECTRONICS AE
GOLDE N AWARDS
(in alphabetical order)
ALLSEAS MARINE SA
ATHENIAN SEA CARRIERS LTD
BIBEX FDM SA
ENTERPRISES SHIPPING & TRADING SA
EUROPEAN RELIANCE AEGA
TSAKOS SHIPPING AND TRADING SA
UNIVERSITY OF NICOSIA
VODAFON E PANAFON AEET
Then the awards given for the dissertations contest of graduate students on ” Ethical Values for Social Prosperity “ organized by EBEN GR sponsored by ALPHA BANK and for their participation were:
1 . ELENA PAPAGEORGIOU (TECHNICAL Pan.PEIRAIA KAI) took the 1st place
2 . IOANNA EUGENIA BAKOUNI (OIK.PAN. PAN.ATHINON) took the 2nd place.
3. VAITSA GIANNOULI (ELL.ANOICHTO UNIVERSITY) received 3 the position.
Finally, the Greek Institute of Business Ethics awarded for Community Outreach. Specifically award received the Stavros Niarchos Foundation for social contribution and cultural activity.
Sponsors of the event were the ALPHA BANK, The OLYMPIA ELECTRONICS SA, the ALLSEAS MARINE SA, the ENTERPRISES SHIPPING & TRADING SA and the Tsakos SHIPPING AND TRADING SA.
Supporter was the company ICAP GROUP and media sponsor was Naftemporiki