Corporate Social Responsibility Governance System

Corporate Social Responsibility Governance System


MYTILINEOS was founded in Greece in 1990, has been listed on the Athens Stock Exchange since 1995 and is a member of the FTSE LARGE CAP high capitalization index and a leading international industrial and energy company. The Company is active in the fields of Metallurgy, Electricity and Natural Gas, Sustainable Development Projects, and the Renewable Energy Development and Storage Sector, with more than 4,800 direct and indirect employees and more than 9,000 overseas employees. Its complex business activity is a driving force for the Greek economy, while it has a dynamic presence on all 5 continents with a consolidated turnover of € 2.6 billion.

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Objective Action

The management of the issues related to responsible entrepreneurship is a responsibility shared by all senior and top Management Executives of MYTILINEOS Group and covers all policies adopted and all actions taken in order to fulfil the expectations of Stakeholders, over and above the Group’s legal and regulatory obligations. The integration of this system into the organisational structure of MYTILINEOS Group companies relies on a uniform set of procedures and on a specific reporting hierarchy, designed to overcome any obstacles which might result from the particular characteristics of each one of the Group’s individual activity sectors. 

The goals of the CSR Governance system are thw following:

1. To highlight the scope and breadth of the relevant concepts, with the ultimate goal of preventing business, social and environmental risks;

2. To identify and implement policies and initiatives that will substantially contribute to the achievement of Sustainable Development;

3. To balance the economic, social and environmental implications of the Group's business activities, while generating value for the Shareholders and all other Stakeholder groups in general.


Target Audience

The proper functioning of the CSR Governance System contributes significantly to the value creation for all groups of Mytilineos Group Stakeholders.



There is no time limit


Description of the CSR Governance system


The CSR Committee of MYTILINEOS HOLDINGS S.A. includes the Group Chairman among its members and is primarily responsible for supervising and ensuring the correct implementation of the CSR Governance in MYTILINEOS HOLDINGS S.A. in terms of policies, targets, actions and results in connection with environmental, social and ethical issues. The Committee reviews and approves the Sustainability Report ensuring that all material issues are addressed. It may also act in the capacity of advisor to the Group’s Executive Management and to the relevant Board Committees on the above issues, to assist their implementation in a more complete manner.


In addition to its other main responsibilities, it plays a key role in the formulation of the Company's s environmental strategy. It is informed of the latest developments in the European environmental regulations and proposes ways for ensuring the alignment of the Corporate Strategy. It works closely with the Group's subsidiaries and the competent Executives on all Environmental Strategy matters arising. Additionally, in collaboration with the Managing Directors of the Group’s subsidiaries, it coordinates joint actions that support and promote the approved strategy.


The Managing Directors of the Group's subsidiaries, having full responsibility for the results and the operational planning of their respective Activity Sectors, are actively involved in the management of social and environmental issues, providing the CSR teams of their companies with the necessary directions and ensuring that the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are in line with the strategic goals of the Group and of their company.


The individual CSR teams of the Group's subsidiaries operate within specific and clearly defined duties and obligations, to implement the policies of the Group's parent company, MYTILINEOS HOLDINGS S.A., as well as the CSR programs at the level of the individual subsidiaries.


With its crucial coordinating role, the Group Communication Department is responsible for providing support to all subsidiaries, to ensure compliance with the relevant standards and goals of the Group's parent Company, MYTILINEOS HOLDINGS S.A.


The process of Consultation with Stakeholders is a long-established principle of the Group responsible operation, contributing decisively to enhance transparency and further improvement of its subsidiaries CSR strategy and initiatives.


Key to the governance of CSR is the compliance with the Professional Ethics Code, which coversthe general principles and rules that must govern the Management’s commitment towards the employees and the professional conduct of all people working in the Companies of the MYTILINEOS Group. Furthermore, of equal importance is the compliance with the newly-introduced «Code of Conduct for Supplies and Business Partners», which describes the minimum requirements/expectations of MYTILINEOS HOLDINGS S.A. from its supply chain actors regarding CSR-related issues as a prerequisite for the commercial cooperation between the two sides.


Impact on Society

Initiative Location

All areas of activity of Mytilineos Group

Working with Organization


Workers Participation

YES (Subsidiaries CSR teams)

Benefits for Οrganization

Connection with Global Goals

No Connection with Global Goals found

More Initiatives from Organization

1st Evaluation of key suppliers of MYTILINEOS in SOCIAL and ENVIRONMENTAL issues

ALUMINIUM of GREECE Participation in the European Programme "ENEXAL"

Code of Conduct for Suppliers & Partners MYTILINEOS

Cooperation of MYTILINEOS with the organization Equal Society for the implementation of the project: Assessment of the social value of the program "ENGINEERS IN PRACTICE" through the advanced international methodology SROI

Dental prevention and treatment program for children from socially vulnerable groups "We give children smiles"

European bauxite residue research projects.

Implementation of Certified Management System for the Recording & Reporting of the Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Integrated Value Creation SCORECARD 2017


MYTILINEOS at the Leadership level of the global CDP-Water Sustainable Development Initiative

MYTILINEOS Group Social Contribution Program

MYTILINEOS practical commitment to the G.E.F.Y.R.A.

MYTILINEOS response to the COVID-19 virus pandemic

MYTILINEOS Social Partners Thematic Consultation: METALLURGY Sector - "Developing a Responsible Supply Chain"

Program "Creation & Upgrading of Emergency Departments"

Program "Information and awareness of the school community on the prevention and response to forest fires, forest protection policies and practices"

Skills4engineers | Mellon Skills Accelerator

Supplier Training Program "Business Responsibility for Sustainable Development"

The Development of the Management Approach to Combating Corruption/Bribery & a Self Assessment Implementation Regarding to Bribery and Corruption Aspects

Thematic Consultation: "We are talking about the Environment" - Metallurgy Department MYTILINEOS

"Education - Skills Development and Creation of quality jobs"

"I AM IN" PROGRAM FOR TACKLING SCHOOL LEAKAGE (2nd cycle 9 / 2016-6 / 2017)

"Public Benefit Work" Program Cooperation of MYTILINEOS with the Municipality of Livadeon

“ENGINEERS IN ACTION”: A 12-month paid employment program for talented young engineers - ALUMINIUM OF GREECE

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