Memberships in Organizations and Indices

  • Organizations

    NBG, in the context of its business operations and its engagement in social responsibility, participates – either as a regular member or as a member of Board – in associations, unions, organizations and indices whose purpose is to promote sustainable development:


    Hellenic Bank Association (HBA)

    NBG is a core member of the Hellenic Bank Association, the body representing collectively banks, both Greek and international, operating in Greece. Through its participation in the HBA, NBG takes part in the regulatory process and the decision making process regarding the drafting of relevant legislation.

    With regard to actions related to sustainable development, the HBA has set up an interbank Committee, of which NBG is a member.


    Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI)

    The Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry was set up in 1914, in order to protect and promote the commercial and industrial interests in the region.

    NBG is represented on the Board of the ACCI.


    The Hellenic Network for Corporate Social Responsibility

    The Hellenic Network for CSR – the national representative of the CSR Europe Network – was set up in 1999.

    NBG has been a core member of the Hellenic Network for CSR since December 2008.


    Young Entrepreneurs Association (SEN)

    NBG is a founding member, and is represented on the Board, of the Young Entrepreneurs Association. It is a non-profit organization, that was set up in November 2005, on the initiative of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV), and is comprised of 25 members, from the business world.


  • Other Memberships

    In addition, NBG is a member of the following associations, unions and organizations:


    Board Member:
    Children’s Hospital “P. & A. Kyriakou”
    • Supervisory Board of Certified Valuators (SOE)National Endowments
    • National Gallery
    • Foundation for Economic & Industrial Research (IOBE)


    Ordinary Member:
    • Arab-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and Development
    • International Council of Museums (ICOM)
    • Society of Greek Archivists
    • Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association (HELMEPA)
    • Hellenic Institute for Customer Service
    • American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce
    • Hellenic-Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
    • British-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce
    • Franco-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and Industry
    • J.-G. Eynard Swiss-Hellenic Association
    • Greek-Japanese Chamber of Commerce
    • Hellenic Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry
    • Hellenic-Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
    • Hellenic-Turkish Chamber of Commerce
    • Association of Listed Corporations
    • Greek-Serbian Business Council
    • Communications Institute (EREVNA)
    • Piraeus Marine Club
    • Association of Public Limited Corporations and Limited Liability Companies
    • Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV)
    • The Baltic Exchange
    • Economie Mediterranee – Ecomed
    • The European Association for Banking and Financial History E.V.
    • European Investment Bank – ISLTC CLUB
    • Guide Share Europe (GSE)
    • International Council on Archives (ICA)
    • International Forfaiting Association - IFA
    • Institut International d’Etudes Bancaires
    • The Propeller Club of the United States


  • Indices

    FTSE4Good Index Series

    Since 2004, the Bank has participated in the FTSE4Good Europe and FTSE4Good Global sustainability indices and is also assessed on an annual basis by the Ethical Investment Research Service (EIRIS). By participating in these indices, NBG promotes Socially Responsible Investments. These indices were created by the FTSE, in response to the growing need of socially aware investors to invest in companies that have adopted globally recognized CSR standards.


    Carbon Disclosure Project

    Through the Independent, Non-Profit Organization Carbon Disclosure Project, which holds the largest database of primary corporate climate change information, NBG published, for the 5th consecutive year, information about its strategy regarding the greenhouse effect, and data on its water consumption and CO2 emissions.