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Community engagement is a fundamental element of the PwC culture. We at PwC Cyprus aspire to be a great corporate citizen by playing a leading role in the community through everything from charitable giving and volunteering to business partnerships for community development.

Education

Cyprus Institute of Marketing (CIM) - Graduation Ceremony

In the context of our Corporate Responsibility strategy, our firm sponsored three awards to top performing students of the Cyprus Institute of Marketing (CIM) . The awards were presented to the top students by our Director Marios Melanides during the 39th Graduation Ceremony that was organised on 1 November 2017.

Congratulations to the award winning students who through their hard work managed to win the following distinctions: 

• Panayiotis Paschali: Best Advanced Diploma in Business Administration student

• Eleni Charalambous: Best UWL L6 Accounting Student (Limassol)

• Alexia Panagi: Best UWL L6 Accounting Student (Nicosia)

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UCY Alumni Event

We organised in collaboration with the University of Cyprus an Alumni event on 12 September at our Nicosia office that was addressed to current colleagues who are UCY graduates.

Our CEO welcomed the event followed by two short presentations by our Director Marios Charalambides, and the Dean of the University of Cyprus, Mr Constantinos Christofides.

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Award winning students - University of Cyprus

We sponsored four awards to top performing students of the University of Cyprus. The awards, sponsored by PwC for the 14th consecutive year, were presented to the top students by our CEO Evgenios Evgeniouand our Director, Marios Melanides during the graduation ceremonies of the University that were organised on, 27 June 2017 and 30 June 2017

 

 

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Award winning students

PwC Cyprus supported 3 top performing students from different education institutes. Congratulations to the award winning students who through their hard work managed to win the following distinctions:

  • Frederick University - Award towards the Highest Achieving student of the Accounting & Finance department
  • The Senior School - Award towards the Highest Achieving Student
  • KES college - Best graduate of the Business Studies course 

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Health & Well being

Limassol Marathon 2018

As part of our Health & Well Being initiatives, our firm supported 207 of our colleagues, relatives, friends and clients who participated in the Limassol Marathon 2018 on Saturday 17 & Sunday 18, March 2018!

The OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO is the largest sports event in Cyprus featuring six races and four parallel events! For its 12th edition, an estimated of 15,000 runners from 50 different countries ran along the Mediterranean coastline of Limassol!

We would like to extend a very warm thank you to all representatives of the firm who participated in the 2018 Limassol Marathon!

Well done to all and looking forward to next year's Limassol Marathon with an even bigger team!

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2nd Walk & Run for Hara

The Walk & Run for Hara event was organised  in memory of our dear colleague Hara Phitidis Granath for the second consecutive year at the Athalassa Park on Saturday, 27 January. 

It all began as an idea, an idea embraced by PwC Cyprus, Dromea Racing Running Club, AIPFE Cyprus - Women of Europe and the Cyprus Anticancer Society as well as hundreds of friends and relatives of Hara. This soon evolved into a promise to connect through walking and running in search of Happy Moments. 

People attending the event also had the opportunity to donate to the Anticancer society on location. 

Our Partner and Head of People, Philippos Soseilos also gave a short speech in memory of Hara.

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Be a Superhero this Christmas!

In light of the Christmas spirit, our Colleagues brought small presents to our offices, which were collected and delivered to the children of Makarios Children’s Hospital by PwC’s Santa and a number of Colleagues dressed up as Superheroes, who spread love and joy to young children who are spending this Christmas away from home.

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Piano Recital with Matan Poral

The Pharos Arts Foundation, in collaboration with our organisation, presented on 8 December 2017 at the Shoe Factory a piano recital with the fascinating Matan Porat who is considered to be one of the most original voices to have emerged in recent years, with artistic activity encompassing a wide spectrum of work as a pianist and composer.

Through this collaboration our guests had the opportunity to enjoy a wonderful musical evening with prominent artist Matan Porat who has enjoyed a successful career both as a pianist and a composer and has performed in some of the most celebrated concert halls worldwide.

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Annual Blood Donation 2017

Our Annual Blood donation was launched this year with the slogan “We know you've got it in you!” and was organised for the 16th consecutive year at our offices in Nicosia, Limassol and Paphos for the support of the Nicosia General Hospital blood bank. We would like to thank our 115 colleagues who participated in this initiative. The annual Unicef bazaar also took place at our Nicosia office, celebrating in this way the values of giving and volunteerism that characterise our organisation.

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Support the Moustache! – Movember 2017

This year, more than €4,000 were raised by our Colleagues in support of Movember Cyprus! A number of our male colleagues grew their moustaches during November 2017 and were sponsored by our colleagues, while many more purchased Movember products from Europa Uomo to support the cause!

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Limassol Marathon 2017

As part of our Corporate Responsibility our people actively supported the 2017 Limassol Marathon which took place on 18 and 19 of March with participation of 13.000 runners from more than 50 different countries. 250 colleagues, friends and clients joined PwC’s team and honoured our firm.

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Seminar on Prostate Cancer Awareness - "Knowledge is Power"

"Movember" was celebrated through a seminar on Prostate Cancer Awareness "Knowledge is Power", in cooperation with Europa Uomo.

The seminar was delivered on 22 November 2016 by Dr. Prodromos Philippou (Urologist) in Nicosia on 23 November 2016 and on 23 November 2016 by Dr Stavros Charalambous in Limassol. 

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Seminar on Breast Cancer Awareness - "Show you care. Be Aware"

We organised a seminar on Breast Cancer Awareness "Show you Care. Be Aware", in cooperation with the Cyprus Association of Cancer Patients and Friends (ΠΑΣΥΚΑΦ).

The seminar was delivered on 24 October 2016 by Dr Elias Kyriacopoulos (Radiologist) in Nicosia and on 26 October 2016 by Dr Simos Malas (Oncologist) in Limassol. 

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Run in Color 2016

On 8th October, 52 PwC staff members took part in the Run in Colour event which took place in Limassol, along the Molos coast. Run in Colour is a charitable event, collecting funds for the Elpida Foundation which provides support to children with cancer, while participating in a fun 5k run, followed by a colourful music festival. The event was created to motivate participants to boost their wellness and health, while giving back to charity and by experiencing a great day out! All participants had a fantastic day out by participating in Run in Colour, and also gave back to society through a charity donation.

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Cyprus Symphony Orchestra

In the context of our efforts to support the local community we sponsor the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra. The Cyprus Symphony Orchestra Foundation was founded in 2006 by decision of the Council of the Ministers, with the aims of developing and promoting the art of orchestral music, of improving musical life and education in the country, as well as the involvement of society in musical activities.

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Supporting Families

Easter Bazaar 2018

The fourth consecutive Easter Bazaar was held with great success at our offices in Nicosia and Limassol on 23 March 2018. Revenue from the sales were donated to various charities such as “One Dream, One Wish”, “Pancyprian Volunteering Coordinating Council”, ''Rhea Foundation'', “Pediatric Oncology Archbishop Makarios III Hospital” and to the ''Children's Home foundation''.

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We support Alkionides

Η PwC Κύπρου πραγματοποίησε, στις 5 Δεκεμβρίου, εκστρατεία συλλογής ειδών πρώτης ανάγκης προς στήριξη απόρων οικογενειών.  Η εκστρατεία πραγματοποιήθηκε ταυτόχρονα στα γραφεία του οργανισμού σε Λευκωσία και Λεμεσό, με την εθελοντική συμμετοχή του προσωπικού να είναι αθρόα, καθώς μαζεύτηκε μεγάλος αριθμός τροφίμων, ειδών καθαριότητας και προϊόντων πρώτης ανάγκης για βρέφη και παιδιά. Τα είδη που συλλέχθηκαν παραδόθηκαν στο Φιλανθρωπικό Σωματείο «Αλκυονίδες», γνωστό για την εθελοντική κοινωνική του δράση εδώ και δεκαετίες. Σημειώνεται ότι η PwC Κύπρου είναι σταθερός χορηγός και υποστηρικτής του Σωματείου.

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Supporting the "Mana" kindergarten

For the 4th consecutive year, we supported the “Mana” kindergarten. The children from the kindergarten drew Christmas cards specifically for PwC Cyprus, which were transformed in digital form and were used as Christmas e-cards to be sent to our clients and associates.

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PwC CSC Club's trips and participation to Charity Events

During the first half of 2017, our firm’s “Classic & Sports Cars” Club organised a successful ”Discovering the beauties of Cyprus” trip and participated in two charity rallies and in one charity exhibition. On Sunday, 12 February 2017, our firm’s “Classic & Sport Cars” Club organised a “Driving for pleasure” trip to discover the beauties of Cyprus. 32 cars and 92 colleagues, family members, friends and alumni had the pleasure of joining the trip, which started from Nicosia and Limassol.

As part of our Corporate Responsibility and contribution towards the wider community, our company actively supported three charity events through its “Classic & Sports Car” (CSC) Club with a strong presence in the following Charity Events:

“9th LESPA-FIPA Rotary Spring Charity Classic Car Rally” - 19 March 2017

The PwC Classic & Sport Cars (CSC) Club participated in the “9th LESPA-FIPA Rotary Spring Charity Classic Car Rally” that was organised in cooperation with the Nicosia - Ledra Rotary Club, in an effort to raise funds for projects that the “Nicosia – Ledra Rotary Club” is supporting the improvement of Cyprus Society. Our firm was represented by 4 cars and 11 crew. The rally started from Acropolis Park in Nicosia, covered a distance of 140Km and included a stop in Larnaca and 4 special stages. The event ended at the Municipality Hall of Ayia Napa.

Our team was once again honoured by winning 2 awards: 1st place in category M and award to PwC for the invaluable support on the occasion of the “ROTARY Charity Classic Car Rally”.

48-Hour Charity Rally

1 & 2 April 2017 PwC was represented by 6 cars and 17 crew at the “48-Hour Charity Rally”, which was organised for the 15th consecutive year by “The Cyprus Federation of Classic Vehicles” in cooperation with the “Bank of Cyprus”, in aid of the “Cyprus Anticancer Society”.

Charity Classic Cars Exhibition - 8 April 2017

Our CSC Club participated with 5 classic cars in the “Charity Classic Cars Exhibition” that was organised by the University of Cyprus at UCY Campus (during the UCY Career Fair on 7 - 9 April 2017), in support of the “Cyprus Anticancer Society.

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Konstantina Logotheti
Director - Marketing & Communications
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