As a result of the operation of the cement industry in our country, thousands of direct and indirect jobs are maintained and significant value is created for the Greek economy and society. At the same time, through the responsible operation of the Greek cement industry with a view to sustainable development, added value is created for all stakeholders of the construction sector, the technical expertise level in the country increases but also local and regional development is being supported.
Creation and support of more than 3,000 thousand direct and indirect jobs
Supporting local communities and economies
Significant payments of taxes and social security contributions
Cooperation and support of local suppliers
Support of local organizations and institutions
The cement production industry is one of the largest Greek export activities and its contribution to the economy is essential.
At the same time, through the innovative products and services it develops and makes available on the market, it serves the needs for safe, durable and sustainable housing and infrastructure projects, leading the development for an innovative, climate-neutral sector through the principles of the circular economy.
In particular, the social and economic footprint of the Greek cement industry is very important for the country, as it includes the creation and support of more than 3,000 thousand direct and indirect jobs in the supply chain and local communities. Additionally, the value that is produced and shared through employee income has a multiplier effect and reaches the wider Greek economy and society. At the same time, added value and significant tax revenues and insurance contributions are created for the state.
The Greek cement industry, applying in practice the values it encompasses, stands by the people and local communities where it operates, constantly responding to their needs. Through numerous actions to support the work of local organizations and institutions, it contributes to creating a better future in the local areas in which it operates.
Since the 1990s, the Greek cement industry has been one of the first sectors of the Greek economy, but also internationally, to disclose its ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) and sustainability strategy, performance and goals for the future, based on international indicators and standards such as the GRI.