Capital Link Forum on Investment and Social Responsibility to Be Held in Athens



Organizers and honorees at the 2018 Capital Link CSR Forum in Athens.

The 9th Annual Capital Link CSR Forum, titled “Investments, Extroversion & Social Responsibility: Pillars for Sustainable Development” will take place in Athens, on Tuesday, June 25,2019, at the Hilton Athens Hotel.

The Athens Forum focuses on the significance of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in a country that continues to be tested by severe economic decline and social issues.

With more than 700 participants and distinguished speakers, this annual event has proven a great success, aiming to highlight how private enterprises and initiatives contribute to building a better future for Greece. It is regarded as a key platform for bridging communication between companies, citizens and NGOs aiming at building effective relationships between all parties.

The Forum highlights the initiatives and programs of Greek and international corporations and organizations which support new ventures, including small and medium-sized enterprises. The main objective is to share success strategies and stories and highlight the key business factors, resources and support mechanisms which can lead companies to open up to global competitiveness and success.

The Forum offers the opportunity to over 100 NGOs from all over Greece, to showcase and communicate their programs, needs and objectives by exhibiting in a separate space where the NGO representatives can meet and interact with Forum participants.

This initiative of Capital Link is realized thanks to the support of the companies participating at the Forum, which desire to create live, face-to-face interactions between all CSR stakeholders.

Leadership Awards

The “Capital Link CSR Leadership Awards” are annually presented to one or more personalities or organizations for their outstanding contribution to society and for the elevation of Greece and the Greek culture globally.

This year, the awards will be presented to the Hellenic Initiative for its continuous support towards economic recovery and entrepreneurship development and Marianna Politopoulou, Chairman and CEO of NN Hellas, for her contribution to the growth of the insurance market, her promotion of social welfare and the development of the economy.

Previous honorees include John Calamos, Founder, Chairman & Global CIO – Calamos Investments; John Catsimatides, Chairman & CEO – Red Apple Group; Nicholas Logothetis, Co-Founder & Chairman of the Board of“The Concordia Summit;” Nikos Mouyiaris, Founder & CEO – Mana Products Inc.; Dean Metropoulos, Chairman – Metropoulos & Company; Gregorios Stergioulis, CEO – Hellenic Petroleum S.A.; Michael Tsamaz, Chairman & CEO – OTE Group; Christos Harpantidis, Chairman & Managing Director – PAPASTRATOS; and Theodore Kyriakou, Chairman – Antenna Group.