CSR & Sustainable Development

Since 2017, AFEA has proceeded to a number of actions in relation to the development and implementation of an integrated Corporate Social Responsibility strategy in cooperation with AIPHORIA Consulting and with the aim to identify and manage issues related to Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development practices in MICE and Corporate Travel. The results of AFEA's intensive efforts in these fields are significant and have been accredited through third-party assessment platforms such as Ecovadis.

The intensive efforts of AFEA have resulted to the Gold Recognition level accreditation from Ecovadis, a third party assessement platform. 
Within the framework of the implemented Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, a number of actions were carried out, such as:

  • Development and communication of the Corporate Vision, Mission and Values
  • Stakeholders identification and mapping
  • Employee training and awareness raising on Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainable Development and Environmental Management issues
  • Development and implementation of an Environmental Policy
  • Development and implementation of the Policy on Labour Practices and Human Rights
  • Development of a new service on the organisation of Sustainable Events. More information on the service can be found here

Additionally, AFEA became a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, the international initiative of the United Nations, which calls companies to take action towards the protection of labor and human rights, environmental protection and anti-corruption.

All corporate policies and actions are communicated to all staff, subcontractors / partners and suppliers of the company. The person responsible for the CSR & Suastainable Development actions is the Deputy CEO, Dimitra Lignou.