Corporate social responsibility
Apart from supporting local communities socially and financially, the company sponsors the Greek “Food Bank”, the largest foundation in Greece to combat hunger (traptrof.gr).
The company participates in scientific research programmes, investigating the health benefits of lycopene (www.lycocard.com ), a compound naturally found in tomatoes.
KYKNOS is the main sponsor of The “V. Papantoniou” Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation (PFF) a privately supported foundation and museum based in Nafplion,Greece. It was founded in 1974, and its aim is the research, preservation, study and presentation of the material culture of the Peloponnese, as well as of the whole of Greece (www.pli.gr)
Last but not least, the company offers a blood bank for its employees and their families.
Sedex is a global non-profit organisation, numbering tens of thousands of firms - member. Through the Sedex Advance platform, these firms manage and share data on their social responsibility, work practices, environment and health and safety performance
In addition, the factory has been successfully inspected with the SMETA 4-pillar.
SMETA is the inspection methodology developed by the members of Sedex in order to have a unified protocol with principles, which will be implemented by companies and controlled by accredited inspectors.
The 4- pillars for SMETA evaluation are as follows:
- Working Conditions
- Health & Safety