267 projects in favour of communities
Culture, the environment, sport and a social focus are fundamental levers for the development of the local areas and for the quality of citizens’ lives. In 2018, 267 projects were created by Iren Group in these areas, which had a significant impact within the areas where they were carried out.
Specifically, thanks to Iren Group’s collaboration, the following were implemented:
75 cultural and innovation projects: including support for the Royal Theatre in Parma and membership to the Theatres Foundation of Reggio Emilia, the Royal Theatre Foundation of Turin, the Theatres Foundation of Piacenza and the Carlo Felice Foundation in Genoa, the National Innovation Award, the Emilia Romagna Start Cup and the Liguria Start Cup, the Science Festival in Genoa, the European Photography event in Reggio Emilia and the Festival Verdi in Parma, the illumination of the Chapel of the Holy Shroud and the Mole Antonelliana in Turin, the Expressionists Exhibition in Parma and the Hannibal Exhibition in Piacenza;
27 projects in the social sector: amongst which we should note the support for University Scholarships, the Piazza dei Mestieri Foundation, which promotes professional training for teenagers, and the projection on some monuments of the symbol of the Erasmus logo for Europe Day;
46 projects in the environmental sector: including support for environmental projects of many Emilia Romagna Municipalities, the Remida Centre in Reggio Emilia, 2018 VEnTO Bike Tour, Terra Madre Salone del Gusto gastronomy exhibition and CinemAmbiente in Turin, and the arrangement of playgrounds and small green areas in Piacenza;
38 projects in the sports sector: including support for big national events, such as the World Volleyball Championships in Turin and the Final Eight Water Polo in Genoa and support for the seasons of some minor sports teams, such as hockey, sledge hockey, American football, men’s and women’s basketball and water polo;
81 entertainment projects in the local area: including Christmas events in Turin (Luci d’Artista), Genoa (Tunnel of Lights), Reggio Emilia (Santa Claus’ House) and Vercelli, New Year in the square in Reggio Emilia, Estate Spezzina summer event, Piacentini Fridays and Euroflora in Genoa.
Donations and sponsorships per area