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Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development and Corporate Responsibility

The sustainable development and the continuous pursuit of "responsible entrepreneurship" are a strategic orientation and commitment of the Quest Group. They are reflected in his vision, mission and corporate governance model.

Through a set of policies, principles, values, commitments and procedures, in accordance with the principles of Corporate Governance, the Group systematically seeks to expand its activities in the Greek and international market, the continuous upgrade of its human resources, the reduction of its environmental footprint and its contribution to the well-being of society as a whole, with full compliance with the legislation and active participation in bodies and organizations aimed at supporting the market and responsible entrepreneurship.

The Quest Group Management, at the same time, adopts national and international standards and initiatives, such as the 10 principles of the UN Global Pact on Human Rights, Labor, Environment and the Fight against Corruption and complies with the Greek Sustainability Code.

As required by law, the Group discloses non-financial data in the annual Management Report. Since 2014, the Group has been publishing an additional annual Sustainable Development Report, reaffirming its commitment and responsibility to stakeholders and society.

The Report is prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards and is based on the 17 UN Global Sustainable Development Goals to identify the impacts of its core sustainability issues and to establish performance indicators. The Report also presents the compliance with the Greek Sustainability Code.

From the 2019 Report, the Group also publishes information on selected standard, advanced and industry-based indicators of the ESG 2019 Information Disclosure Guide of the Athens Stock Exchange and receives external assurance.

Aiming at greater transparency and better focus, since 2019, the Quest Group carries out a separate study of materiality and analysis of Sustainable Development issues for its largest subsidiaries, namely Info Quest Technologies, Uni Systems, iSquare and ACS.

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Sustainable Development Report 2019
Quest Group
Sustainable Development Report
2019
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Activity

Group turnover  600 million
% Turnover Increase  + 21%
% Turnover abroad   17%

Markets

Digital Technology
Postal services
Green Energy

Human Capital

Employees  1905
New jobs  161
Indirect jobs  
(regarding ACS) 
>2.500
Education  
Total Man Hours 
28.303
Investment in education 
 
469.000

Investments

New Development  
Investments 
30 million

Direct
Economic Impact

Employee remuneration 
and contributions 
75.2 million
Taxes (incl. VAT)  64.3 million

Environmental
Responsibility

Group energy  
intensity reduction  
(Turnover) 
17%
ACS shipping  
emissions volume  
reduction 
28%
 

Social responsibility

Social contribution  1.1 million*

*Market Value

Contribution to the field of IΤ and New Technologies

Quest Group with almost 40 years of presence in the field of technology, and with the impact of its companies, has an active participation in the formation of the IT industry and has contributed:

The formation and evolution of the Greek IT market
The formation and evolution of the Greek IT market
The development and dissemination of new technologies
The acceptance of new technology development tools
The acceptance of new technology development tools
The introduction and use of information technology in education
The introduction and use of information technology in education
The dissemination and use of information technology to the wider community
The dissemination and use of information technology to the wider community
The creation of new institutional frameworks for the acceptance and use of new technologies
The creation of new institutional frameworks for the acceptance and use of new technologies
The modernization and upgrade of the living standards of the Greek citizen
The modernization and upgrade of the living standards of the Greek citizen

Sustainable Development Reports

 

Read more about the key Sustainability issues of the Quest Group
and its subsidiaries Info Quest Technologies, Uni Systems, iSquare and ACS, in the latest Sustainability Report.

Sustainable Development Report 2019
Quest Group Sustainable Development Report 2019
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Sustainable Development Report Quest 2018

Quest Group
Sustainable Development Report
2018
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Sustainable Development Report Quest 2017

Quest Group
Sustainable Development Report
2017
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Sustainable Development Report Quest 2016

Quest Group
Sustainable Development Report
2016
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Sustainable Development Report Quest 2015

Quest Group
Sustainable Development Report
2015
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Sustainable Development Report Quest 2014

Quest Group
Sustainable Development Report
2014
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