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Social Corporate Responsibility for HELMEPA Members


Companies and Organizations, through their participation in HELMEPA, contribute to:

  1. Society’s wellbeing by supporting public environmental awareness summer campaigns 
  1. The environmental information and education of younger generations through the "HELMEPA Junior" and" Cadets" programs and the ever-updated environmental Exhibitions
  1. Protection of marine and coastal environment through the removal of over 200,000 litter items during 300 beach and underwater voluntary cleanups annually

  2. The achievement of "Goal 14: Life under the water surface" of the United Nations Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development
  1. Safety of the human workforce onboard vessels through motivational material, e-bulletins and electronic and printed publications
  1. Advancement of professionalism, skills and competence of officers and company employees through classroom and Simulator refresher training as well as a continuous flow of technical information
  1. Promotion of seafaring profession and marine sciences among youth with the means of traveling Exhibitions to various cities all over Greece, e-bulletins and workshops

Furthermore, HELMEPA is Partner to the international initiative "1% for the Planet", which encourages businesses to voluntarily undertake the commitment to offer 1% of their revenues in the protection of the environment through selected, non-governmental, non-profit partners-NGOs. HELMEPA was introduced to "1% for the Planet" by the Associate Corporate Member "Unisea Shipping Ltd", which kindly donated the amount of Euros 20,000 for the expansion of the "HELMEPA Junior" program of the 2019-2020 school year so that it includes 700 additional student-Members and their volunteer teachers.

In the context of their Social Responsibility, Members can participate in the global network of "1% for the Planet" and enhance, among other, HELMEPA's programs acquiring further recognition of their environmental sensitivity.

  helmepa onepercent nonprofit partner