EYATH at the 6th Athens Investment Forum

The stake for utilities companies in the midst of climate crisis and geopolitical instability was presented today by EYATH managing director, Anthimos Amanatidis, in the “Infrastructure – Construction” section of the 6th Athens Investment Forum, held in Athens.

As Mr. Amanatidis said, “we are going through a period of great challenges for society, the economy and businesses worldwide. No country, no company remains unaffected”. “EYATH, for its part, is called upon to face these challenges moving within a strict framework of environmental legislation, with a regulated pricing policy and having now returned, as of August this year, to the Public Sector”, added Mr. Amanatidis. “Our company is implementing an investment plan from 2023 to 2028 with projects worth 80 million euros in progress, 70 million in the contracting stage and 50 million in the planning stage. We continue in this changing environment, always investing in the triptych sustainable development – resilience – social cohesion”, he emphasized, pointing out as key initiatives in environmental and sustainability matters the increase in the safety of water resources from pollution incidents, the reduction of the operational – mainly of energy-cost, the investment in renewable energy sources by upgrading facilities, use of photovoltaic and “green” bilateral contracts PPAs, the implementation of automation and the digitization of the company’s operations.

“Looking to the future, we set as our strategic goals the reduction of our carbon footprint by 50% and the water footprint by 20% by 2030,” said Mr. Amanatidis emphatically.

The keynote speech in the section was given by the Minister of Infrastructure and Transport, Christos Staikouras, and high-ranking executives of large companies in the construction industry participated with concerns about the cost of large projects, new technologies and human resources under conditions of general instability.

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