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

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


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.

More Information: https://www.mytilineos.gr/ 


Objective Action

The participation of MYTILINEOS in this initiative falls under the following strategic directions of Responsible Entrepreneurship of the company:

1. Further enhance environmental culture.

2. Take initiatives to attract investors seeking indicators of effective management of Responsible Entrepreneurship issues.

3. Undertaking initiatives aimed at reducing the environmental footprint.

4. Strengthen the process of recognizing environmental impacts.


Target Audience

Employees - Shareholders / investors - Sustainable Development Agencies



January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017


This module of the CDP initiative and the quantitative and qualitative indicators that accompany it, are designed to help investors integrate water management elements into their investment decisions. Leadership level includes companies that recognize the risks arising from the use of water and apply best practices for its proper management, inside and outside the scope of their activity. The improvement of MYTILINEOS in this area was, according to the results report of the CDP organization and the main reason for the evolution of its performance from the Management level (2016 performance) to the Leadership level (2017 performance)

See here the relevant questionnaire that contains in detail the axes of the initiative but also the response of MYTILINEOS to each of them: http://www.mytilineos.gr/Uploads/CSR-INITIATIVES/MYTILINEOS_CDP_Water_Report_2017.


Impact on Society

MYTILINEOS was one of the 6,317 companies that participated in the CDP in 2017 and the only one from Greece in the WATER section. The participation of MYTILINEOS in the global initiative CDP - WATER is voluntary and is carried out by submitting extensive data for the management of water resources from the Sectors of Metallurgy and Electricity. Overall, MYTILINEOS moved upwards in contrast to the fall recorded in the M.O. the performance of companies worldwide in both the energy and the wider industrial sector.

Initiative Location

Industrial facilities and power plants of the company

Working with Organization


Workers Participation

CSR groups Metallurgy and Power & Gas Sector

Benefits for Οrganization

1. Enhancing the overall publicity of the company as well as its environmental profile through the publication of this initiative. (10 print publications and 43 online publications).

2. Strengthening the process of recognizing environmental impacts and implementing special water saving programs resulting in the overall reduction of water consumption in 2017 by 6.5% compared to 2016.

Connection with Global Goals

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

Corporate Social Responsibility Governance System

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 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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