Via Bona prizes for philanthropy

THOSE COMPANIES and individuals that, through socially and ecologically motivated acts, have had great impact on their communities received the Via Bona 2003 prize for supporting philanthropy.
The Via Bona main prize went to US Steel Košice. Insurer Slovenská sporiteľňa and media agency Mayer McCann Ericson received the prize for their courage in supporting innovative projects, while MTM Obaly from Martin received an honour for supporting public activities in the region.

THOSE COMPANIES and individuals that, through socially and ecologically motivated acts, have had great impact on their communities received the Via Bona 2003 prize for supporting philanthropy.

The Via Bona main prize went to US Steel Košice. Insurer Slovenská sporiteľňa and media agency Mayer McCann Ericson received the prize for their courage in supporting innovative projects, while MTM Obaly from Martin received an honour for supporting public activities in the region. The Via Bona prize for long-term partnership went to phone operator Orange, while Ján Drobný from Bratislava received an award as an individual donor.

Via Bona, an initiative of the Pontis Foundation, supports the socially responsible behavior of firms for the benefit of the whole society. The investment group Citigroup, is the main sponsor of Via Bona. Former Slovak President Michal Kováč, Minister of Labour Ľudovít Kaník, and US Ambassador to Slovakia Ronald Weiser have taken the event under their auspices.

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