Türk Prysmian Kablo has been conducting corporate social responsibility projects since its foundation. The company is leading special projects notably in education, environment, and art while also working on different projects to meet social needs.
Over the years, Türk Prysmian Kablo has supported a number of schools in Istanbul and Bursa supplying them materials and equipment; donated the cable infrastructure for the “Special Education Center for Hearing Impaired Children of the Age of 0-6 and Families” located in Kadıköy, Istanbul and for the Solar Car driven by the team of Istanbul Technical University that was awarded as the “Best Newcomer Team” in the World Solar Challenge, one of the most recognized challenges in the world in this field. Moreover, together with Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, the company organized the “Cable in My Life” Art Workshop in 2008 and 2010, contributing to students’ works of art meeting the art enthusiasts.
Donating the cable infrastructure to “Sahne Hal” founded by a private theater crew named “Tiyatro Hal”, Türk Prysmian Kablo has implemented many different projects over the years, based on its sense of social responsibility and support for art. Within the scope of “Ulubat Lake Management Plan, Stork Friendly Villages Project” in 2008, the electricity system of Eskikaraağaç Village in Karacabey provincial district was renovated to prevent the storks hitting the village’s power lines from injuries. Within the scope of “Fire Prevention Week”, Türk Prysmian Kablo organized a visit to Bursa Fire Department with the children of Mudanya plant employees and the students of Hatice İsmail Hakkı Kayan Elementary School. The event offered children fun times while training them on fire prevention and fire department. Türk Prysmian Kablo joined Bursa Marathon to offer education support for the children in Bursa Education Unit to TEGV in 2015, with its Türk Prysmian Kablo corporate running team.
In 2018, Türk Prysmian Kablo continued to support different organizations. Having donated a total of TL 120,900 to organizations including Mudanya Sports Club and Turkish Education Foundation; a total of TL 118.567 to Zeytinbağı Middle School, within the scope of Cable in My Life Art Workshop, Ömer Tunca, Mudanya Sami Evkuran Anatolian High School, Fethiye Şehit Öğretmen Şekip Akın Elementary School, Gemlik Military Veterinary School, Bursa Provincial Police Department, Mudanya Mehmet Akif Ersoy Mosque, Mudanya Police Department and Mudanya Municipality.
Türk Prysmian Kablo, within the scope of a volunteering project initiated in 2018 and continued in 2019, named “Happiness Bank”, donated coats, boots, books and stationary goods to 400 students at Köseler Elementary and Middle School in Gaziantep in 2018 and 168 students at Çalıncak Elementary School in Viranşehir, Şanlıurfa in 2019. In 2019, within the scope of the “A-Team Distributors Meeting”, personal needs of 258 students at Yukarı Sarpın Elementary School located in Viranşehir, Şanlıurfa were met while making up for the several deficiencies.
CSR activities went ahead at full speed and 2019 was no exception. For The Hope Foundation for Children with Cancer, Türk Prysmian Kablo supplied fire- proof cables for the 2. Family Home which serves as an accommodation option for children who are treated for cancer and their families in need. Within the scope of March 21-26 Forestry Week and Tree Festival, the company planted trees on a 10 acres of land with the volunteer work of its employees in order to draw attention to the importance of nature and forests in our life. Within the scope of global volunteering strategy, Türk Prysmian Kablo organized blood donation event at the factory, bringing hope to those who need urgent blood need with its employees wishing to make voluntary blood donation using the blood donation of Turkish Red Crescent. In 2019, Türk Prysmian Kablo organized an event under the motto of “Blue is what matches the sea the most” to clean the coast on which the Mudanya plant is located with voluntary participation of 78 volunteers, raising awareness for cleaner seas and shores after having collected a total of 320 kg garbage including plastics, stubs, paper, glass in one day.
Türk Prysmian Kablo, in addition to all activities carried out in 2019, supplied cables valued at TL5.358 to Mudanya District Governorship Office of Mufti, Mudanya Harbor Directorate, and Mudanya Coast Guard Command; and made donation in cash which is a total of TL274.672 to multiple organizations including Mudanya Sports Club, Turkish Education Foundation, Uludağ University Support Foundation.
Türk Prysmian Kablo, in 2020 with the inspiration its takes from its mission "Linking Turkey to a Sustainable Future" continued to work, and as every year gave importance to corporate social responsibility activities. The company sent laptops to students in need through the Association for Supporting Contemporary Life (ÇYDD) due to the interruption of face-to-face education in schools during the pandemic and the new process it brings with it and also donated computers to Şanlıurfa Çalışcak Primary School. In the same period, the company provided vehicle and driver support to the fillation teams working under the Mudanya District Governorship District Health Directorate. After the earthquake that took place in the Aegean Sea on October 30 and caused great damage in Izmir, Türk Prysmian Kablo, which sent 500 powerbanks to Izmir in order to be distributed to our citizens staying in tents and donated cables to Mudanya Coast Guard Command. Moreover the company made a cash donation of TL 213,806 to institutions including TEİAŞ Youth and Sports Club, Mudanya Police, Mudanya District Health Directorate.
Awarding scholarship to children of its employees, Türk Prysmian Kablo made donations in cash for 23 children in the academic year of 2014-2015 (valued at TL39.600), 25 children in the academic year of 2015-2016 (valued at TL51.480), 25 children in the academic year of 2016-2017 (valued at TL49.995), 22 children in the academic year of 2017-2018 (valued at TL44.055), 20 children in the academic year of 2018-2019 (valued at TL31.950), 22 children in the academic year of 2019-2020 (valued at TL45.000) and in the academic year of 2020-2021, a total of 27,000 TL support was provided.