Bank Austria finances Bulgaria's largest wind farm
In collaboration with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a subsidiary of the World Bank, Bank Austria has arranged to finance the largest wind farm in Bulgaria, located on the Black Sea coast near the city of Kavarna, with EUR 198 million.
Bank Austria Literaris
Staged for the second time in 2008, the Bank Austria Literaris award is a sponsorship award for literary works from Eastern and Southeastern Europe. Currently, its total prize money of 100,000 euros is the highest awarded for literature from this part of the world.
"Writing for CEE" journalism prize awarded
The Greek journalist Anna Koktsidou received the "Writing for CEE" journalism award on Tuesday evening in Vienna from Bank Austria and the Austrian Press Agency (APA). Journalists from all over Europe can submit their entries to the competition, which has been already awarded the fifth year.
Bank Austria backs Austrian Climate Protection Prize 2008
Bank Austria is backing the Austrian Climate Protection Prize, initiated by the Ministry of Life and Austrian national public service broadcaster ORF, as a partner.
Bank Austria opens its Centre for Healthcare Professionals
Bank Austria today opened its Centre for Healthcare Professionals at Mariahilfer Straße 70 in Vienna. The newly renovated centre is open to all employed and independently registered physicians, chemists, veterinarians, psychotherapists and physiotherapists.
Helmut A. Gansterer receives the 2007 Horst Knapp Prize
Today Helmut A. Gansterer, co-publisher of the economic magazine trend and a freelance journalist, was honoured with Bank Austria’s distinguished Horst Knapp Prize for his journalistic achievements in 2007.
The National Supporter Bank Austria at the UEFA EURO 2008TM:
Street promotions draw attention to the rapidly approaching sporting event of the year
The UEFA EURO 2008TM is approaching quickly: In just over five weeks the biggest sporting event Austria has ever witnessed will be upon us. An intense marketing phase is now beginning for Bank Austria, a member of UniCredit Group and one of four national supporters of the UEFA EURO 2008TM.
Bank Austria supports mentor project for Children and Youth Ombuds-Office & "Zeit!Raum"
Mentors Wanted: "Gemma's an!" – Assisting Young People in Crisis
Bank Austria will begin funding a volunteer mentoring program called "Gemma's an!" effective immediately (Austrian dialect for "Let's tackle it together!") This assistance will ensure continuous support to young people facing crises in their lives.
Bank Austria launches climate neutral driving
Bank Austria's customer advisers are to be more climate-friendly drivers in future. Together with the Managing Director of ClimatePartner Austria, Klaus Reisinger, members of Bank Austria's Management Board, Regina Prehofer and Ralph Müller, today presented measures for more emission efficient and fuel-saving mobility.
Bank Austria employees donate EUR 38,575 to SOS Children's Villages
Bank Austria takes on 10 house sponsorships across Austria
As of today, Bank Austria has taken on ten house sponsorships to support a family in each of the ten SOS Children's Villages in Austria. The house sponsorships, which cover all nine of the federal states in Austria, have been made possible by a substantial donation from Bank Austria employees of EUR 38,575 and mark the start of a long-term partnership with SOS Children's Villages (SOS-Kinderdorf), which will be further intensified in the coming months.
Demonstrating personal solidarity through banking transactions:
Bank Austria's "BetriebsService" social fund pays out more than 1 million euros
Disbursements by Bank Austria's "BetriebsService" Club welfare fund have passed the magic 1 million euros mark, as proudly announced today at a joint press conference by Erich Hampel, Bank Austria CEO and Wolfgang Katzian, Chairman of the Gewerkschaft der Privatangestellten, Austria's private sector, white-collar workers' union.
Bank Austria is a national supporter of the UEFA EURO 2008TM:
Main Building at Lassallestraße Will Be Covered with Huge Mesh Banners
As a part of UniCredit Group, Bank Austria is one of four national supporters of the UEFA EURO 2008TM, and it is using the large sporting event as an opportunity to give a striking signal in its outdoor advertising: From today until the end of the European Football Championship, the Bank Austria building at Lassallestraße 1 in Vienna’s second district will be covered with three oversized mesh banners.