In Greece, our projects promote health and prosperity. In the Czech Republic, our sports programmes have ensured greater variety in schools and provided more access to extra-curricular activities. Meanwhile, programmes in Italy have focused on the restoration of important heritage sites and provided internships to young people in cultural and artistic institutions. Lastly, our continually expanding corporate volunteering programme for employees in Austria reflects how good causes are at the heart of our business.
See our Corporate Social Responsibility Report for 2019.
We provide mentorship programmes to young entrepreneurs in Greece and offer networking opportunities that open access to investment. Forty companies have increased their turnover by 21% (€60 million), creating thousands of new jobs.Read more
We are one of the main donors to the Karel Komárek Family Foundation. The foundation supports major local and international projects, ranging from urban redevelopment in the Czech Republic to the performing arts in the United States.Read more
We believe there is a sport for everyone, but limited accessibility often prevents children from discovering the right one for them. Our programme in Czech schools addresses this, by empowering 150,000 children to participate annually in activities designed to help them identify a sport they enjoy.Read more
We built upon our school programme by ensuring children could dedicate extra-curricular time to their newfound sporting passion. We did this by creating a portal allowing parents to locate clubs and events near their home, serving 300,000 users on an annual basis.Read more
Our “Sport Academies” programme is designed to make children more active and celebrate the values of sport. We currently support 128 football Academies and 50 Basketball academies across Greece.Read more
We fund the training of over 100 young talents and connect them with internships in institutions across Italy. The project has established a valuable network between institutions, universities and corporations. This is a great example of our innovative approach to good causes, which are always tailored to the needs of each society.Read more
In Austria, we helped to deliver a new piece of technology that allows people living with paralysis to walk again. The exoskeleton is a battery-powered suit that can be worn over everyday clothes. Electric motors move the legs and enhance or replace muscle functions. We provide subsidies in order for it to be widely used in therapy sessions across Austria.Read more
In 2013 Casinos Austria and Austrian Lotteries Group launched an Austria-wide corporate volunteering programme for all employees of the group, which grants them time for social engagement. This has proven to be an extremely popular initiative – in 2018 we expanded the programme so employees could dedicate five days per year to their chosen causes, with full pay.Read more
Improving healthcare for all in Greece by upgrading hospital infrastructure and offering free health checks.
Promoting youth engagement in sport and providing support to top athletes.
Encouraging young people to engage in arts and culture and helping them to turn their visions into reality.
Helping fast-growing small and medium sized businesses to unleash their full potential and generate new jobs.
Supporting those who suffer from physical or mental disability and those living in vulnerable situations.