- Award for Sustainable Mobility and Energy Novelty
- Olympia Odos is recognized as Sustainable Development Ambassador
Olympia Odos was awarded an important distinction at this year’s Bravo Sustainability Awards. The Company was rewarded in the “Environment” Axis for its “Sustainable Mobility and Energy Novelty along Olympia Odos” program. Moreover, Olympia Odos was labeled Sustainable Development Ambassador since it is a business that promotes Sustainable Development issues, implements initiatives and actions for the protection of the environment and social welfare, economic growth and innovation, in order to become part of a network for exchanging knowledge and experience through its corporate achievements.
For Olympia Odos, the environmentally sustainable road infrastructure is an investment in the long-term prosperity of the society and our planet. Olympia Odos aims at operating the Motorway in an environmentally-friendly manner. The use of modern technologies to protect the environment and to prevent climate change is part of its strategy for the Environment.
Within this context, the Company invests in electro-mobility by enriching its fleet with electric vehicles and installing EV chargers at the Motorists Service Stations (MSS). Psathopyrgos MSSs were the first sites along a motorway offering all types of fuel available on the market.
Moreover, Olympia Odos drafts Sustainable Development Reports proving its actual commitment towards all its social partners for responsible operation and management, transparency and effectiveness. Aiming at reducing its environmental footprint by 30% by 2030, it implements innovations based on state-of-the-art technologies, such as the optimization of the lighting in the tunnels and lane covers, the LED lighting in 17 Tunnels of the road that resulted in energy cuts of more than 60% compared to previous consumptions.
What are the BRAVO Awards?
Every year the BRAVO awards develop a social dialogue on Sustainable Development based on the initiatives developed in Greece. This year the participation reached record levels with more than 300 initiatives from 185 participating Organizations coming from the sectors of Businesses, Local Authorities, Civil Society organizations and Educational Institutions. The evaluation of the initiatives presented is made by the scientific committees of the Awards, consisting of 170 members and the active participation of more than 16,000 Active Citizens.
The Bravo Sustainability Awards 2022 ceremony was held at the Old Parliament, during the Bravo Sustainability Week 2022 organized by the QualityNet Foundation. Mr. Alexandros Archontidis, Commercial Manager of the Company, received the award on behalf of Olympia Odos.