During the evaluation of Greek company entries for the European Business Awards 2011, HALCOR was one of the 10 companies that achieved the status of a Country Representative for Greece. In this context, HALCOR received a positive evaluation for its innovation and implementation of best practices and was recognized as a reference point for best business practice in the Greek market.
The European Business Awards are being awarded since 2007 to European companies that make a difference in terms of the working environment they provide to their employees, the well-structured services they offer to their customers, the comprehensive Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility policies they implement, their constant focus on imports and exports, their effort to expand to the international market, as well as their overall innovative approach to business. This year, companies from 31 European countries, recognized as pioneers in their countries in terms of their innovation and best practice adoption in the above fields, have been evaluated for the Country Representative status in the European Business Awards.
HALCOR’s recognition as a Country Representative for Greece is an important validation of the company’s strategy and activities over the past years, which have focused on strengthening its competitive advantage, at a national and global level, by offering innovative and quality products, as well as the observance of Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility principles.
“We are very happy that HALCOR was one of the Greek companies that were recognized as innovative and outstanding in terms of the implementation of best practices, especially in the current challenging economic environment. This enhances our responsibility for the achievement of even higher objectives than the ones already set,” said Dr. Periklis Sapountzis, General Manager of HALCOR.
The selection of HALCOR as one of the companies with Country Representative status in the European Business Awards 2011 was based on a series of positive characteristics, including:
· Its focus on the promotion of a safe and efficient working environment
· Its important investments in research & development of innovative products
· Its efficient customer relationship management
· the continuous modernization and expansion of its infrastructure and facilities
· the adoption of strict environmental management standards
· the company’s steadily improving environmental performance
· the company’s support and contribution to the local communities, where it operates
It is worth noting that HALCOR is a modern industrial group, with strong export orientation and an expanding production and commercial activity in markets beyond Greece