INTRALOT: GOLD AWARD FOR SOCIAL, ENVIRONMENTAL & ETHICAL GOVERNANCE
INTRALOT was distinguished with the Gold certified award in “Social, Environmental and Ethical Governance” by the European Business Ethics Network (EBEN), following a comprehensive assessment process.
This year, the award received by INTRALOT has been extended and especially recognizes top performance in the sectors of Business Analysis including, for the first time, best practices in Corporate Social Responsibility & Reporting and effective IT management. In addition, INTRALOT also maintained its distinction in the areas of Regulations & Communications in internal auditing and Performance Assessment, received in previous years. For the last six consecutive years INTRALOT has been rewarded in multiple criteria for its reiterated commitment to operate under the principles of integrity, responsibility and business ethics by EBEN GR and has won the gold award for the last four years.
At the award ceremony held in Athens on 18 September 2013 before a capacity audience of business, government, academia and media representatives, INTRALOT Senior Manager of Public Relations and CSR, Ms. Chryssa Amanatidou, stressed the importance of integrating corporate governance and social responsibility into business strategy, as a means to create shared value while advancing business goals. At INTRALOT, she stated, “business excellence in all aspects of our operations is paramount to our strategy of sustainable leadership and focus on ensuring our stakeholders’ trust; customers, shareholders, employees and local communities.”
EBEN President, Mr. Antonis Gortzis underlined: “I would like to congratulate INTRALOT on this significant distinction that ratifies the company’s commitment to business ethics. EBEN’s newly re-conceptualized model of governance provides certification to businesses for the first time and helps them implement systems and policies that contribute to corporate sustainable development as well as to wider social progress.”
Founded in 1987, the European Business Ethics Network is the most active European cross-national network, counting over 42 member countries, and is dedicated to the promotion of ethics and governance in academia, business, the public sector and civil society. Greece is the first country in Europe to implement a business ethics and governance model and to reward corporate excellence accordingly.
INTRALOT, a public listed company, is the leading supplier of integrated gaming and transaction processing systems, innovative game content, sports betting management and interactive gaming services to state-licensed gaming organizations worldwide. Its broad portfolio of products & services, its know-how of Lottery, Betting, Racing & Video Lottery operations and its leading-edge technology, give INTRALOT a competitive advantage, which contributes directly to customers’ efficiency, profitability and growth. With presence in 56 jurisdictions, more than 5.500 people and revenues of €1.4 billion for 2012, INTRALOT has established its presence on all 5 continents.
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Ms Persa Kartsoli, Head of Corporate and Public Relations, Phone: +30-210 6156000, Fax: +30-210 6106800, email: firstname.lastname@example.org - www.intralot.com