Greece’s prestigious ‘CEO & CSR 2007’ award winners announced

The three co-organisers of the forthcoming “CEO & CSR: Mainstreaming Corporate Social Responsibility in Business Strategy” Conference today announced the winners of the “CEO & CSR 2007″ awards, the nominees of which were pre-selected by EuroCharity and the Centre for Sustainability & Excellence (CSE).

The winners were determined through an electronic poll, conducted earlier this month, in which “Money Week’s” 49,000 weekly electronic newsletter readers,’s thousands of on-line visitors and members, CSE International Network’s 4,000 CSR professionals, readers of the popular Greek-language and portals, and members of the Hellenic Bank Association (HBA), Association of Greek Institutional Investors (AGGI) as well as Greece’s Union of Listed Companies (ULC) were able to participate.

The following 15 “CEO & CSR 2007” awards, in five categories, will be presented at the “CEO & CSR: Mainstreaming Corporate Social Responsibility in Business Strategy” Conference on October 31, 2007:

1) Visionary CEO in CSR

1st: Mr. Doros Constantinou (Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company S.A.)
2nd: Mr. Michael Sallas (Piraeus Bank S.A.)
3rd: Mr. Socrates Kominakis (WIND Hellas Telecommunications S.A.)

2) Best CSR Manager

1st: Ms. Mariana Georgiopoulou (WIND Hellas Telecommunications S.A.)
2nd: Ms. Anna Malti (COSMOTE Mobile Telecommunications S.A.)
3rd: Mr. Panagiotis Papadimitriou (Athens International Airport S.A.)

3) Best Publicly-listed Company in CSR

1st: Alpha Bank S.A.
2nd: Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company S.A.
3rd: Intracom Holdings S.A.

4) Best CSR or Sustainability Report 2006

1st: Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company S.A.
2nd: Piraeus Bank S.A.
3rd: COSMOTE Mobile Telecommunications S.A.

5) Best CSR Web Presence


Mr. Konstantinos Ouzounis, publisher of “Money” magazine, CEO of MetaHolding S.A., Mr. Michael Spanos, Managing Partner, EuroCharity, Mr. Peter Michel Heilmann, President, EuroCharity, Mr. Nikos Avlonas, Managing Director, Centre for Sustainability & Excellence (CSE) as well as the Economic Attache of the U.S. Embassy in Athens, will be among the presenters of these prestigious awards during the “CEO & CSR 2007” Conference, which is scheduled to take place at the Hilton Athens on October 31, 2007. For further information on this invitation-only, one-day conference and networking event with top-level speakers from Greece and overseas, please click here.