The Employee Volunteer program was initiated in 2012 and in 2013 included 45 projects, among them 33 initiatives of employees submitted for the contest Wolontariat to radość działania. Three other projects were non-competition employee initiatives performed in Warsaw, Poznań and Tarnów. Further, PZU volunteers got involved in events related to the Children Day in Szczecin and Gródek and St. Claus actions in Sandomierz, Gdynia and Warsaw. In cooperation with Akademia Rozwoju Filantropii w Polsce, PZU Foundation initiated a countrywide social program called Family Volunteers (Wolontariat Rodzinny). In cooperation with Stowarzyszenie Wiosna, twenty Volunteer Leaders were trained, selected from among most active PZU Group employees, who coordinated preparation of Xmas packages for families around the country (under Szlachetna Paczka project).
Andrzej Klesyk, CEO of the PZU Management Board, became a member of Volunteer CEO Coalition and according to its idea held workshops for students of Warsaw School of Economics active in Academic Business Incubators.
PZU was involved in a number of events aimed at sharing of knowledge and experience with business environment. PZU participated in organization of: XIII Economic Forum in Krynica, III European New Ideas Forum in Sopot, II Kongres CFO Spółek Giełdowych, VI Kongres Zarządów Spółek Giełdowych, XVIII Wallstreet conference, V European Economic Congress, X Kongres Nowego Przemysłu, I International Sea Congress in Szczecin, V Baltic Business Forum.
We cooperated with Polityka Weekly organizing a series of debates focused on important social issues and participated in meetings and reports of ThinkTank. Further, we cooperated with demosEUROPA Centre for European Strategy, which resulted in a series of debates for PZU management staff regarding among others pension systems and the role of Poland in Europe. A relationship established with Kurhaus Publishing, a publication entitled Szkoła Liderów was launched on the market with an introduction by Andrzej Klesyk. As in previous years, PZU co-organized Forbes Ball during which prestigious awards called Milestones are granted to biggest authorities in culture, business, politics, sports and social initiatives. PZU experts participated in foreign events, such as Leader Conference Zagreb and Yalta Finance Forum.
In November 2013, PZU Group won first prize in the fourth edition of Charity Leaders contest as the company spending the most for social purposes. We won the award for the second consecutive year with a record donated amount exceeding PLN 65 million.