About the Company
CEZ Group is an established, integrated electricity conglomerate with operations in a number of countries in Central and Southeastern Europe and Turkey, headquartered in the Czech Republic. Its principal businesses encompass generation, trading, and distribution of power and heat, trading in and sales of natural gas, and coal mining. The shares of the Group’s parent company, ČEZ, a. s., are traded on the Prague and Warsaw Stock Exchanges. As of December 31, 2011, the Czech Republic remained the company’s largest shareholder with a nearly 70% stake in the stated capital.
CEZ Group continues to implement technologies of the future. It commissioned its first charging station for electric cars and preparations for more are ongoing with partners. It is investing in research and development, environmental protection, and energy conservation projects. As part of its business activities, CEZ Group upholds principles of sustainable development, supports energy efficiency, rolls out new technologies, systematically mitigates the environmental burden posed by its business, and supports the development of education, child care, and health. CEZ Group operates its plant and equipment to the highest possible standards of safety.
Although the corporate culture is performanceoriented, at the same time CEZ Group’s business activities are governed by strict ethical standards – this includes acting responsibly toward local communities, society, and the environment. CEZ Group is a major supporter of a number of non-profit organizations and public-benefit initiatives.