Special VIRTUS award for Banca Intesa
Banca Intesa has received a special VIRTUS award for volunteering, presented by Trag Foundation, with the support from European Union and Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.
Banca Intesa received this renowned national award for the realization of coordinated projects and activities within its corporate volunteering program “Intesa from the Heart” during the previous year. This program included the project of financial education of the youngest generations called “Knowing how to Save”, the humanitarian project of supporting children without parental care “BIB Band Plays for Children”, Volunteering Day, during which the employees cleaned the coast of Gruža Lake, as well as results of individual volunteering arrangements by the employees.
VIRTUS awards, presented by Trag Foundation for the 11th time, aim to promote philanthropy and innovative socially responsible practices in Serbia, and they aim to promote organizations which support non-profit initiatives and organizations in the most comprehensive and most effective way and motivate others to engage in socially responsible activities.
Trag Foundation has already recognized the importance of socially responsible activities by Banca Intesa three times in the past. Banca Intesa received a VIRTUS thank you card for its contribution to the development of philanthropy in Serbia in 2016, VIRTUS award in the category of Employee Volunteering in 2014 and VIRTUS award for support for “Place I love”, the most innovative initiative to protect the cultural and historic heritage in 2013.