Social Responsibility
Limak Foundation

Limak Foundation

Limak Education Culture and Health Foundation has been established in 2016, in order to collect all social investments and aid projects that are being conducted by Limak Group of Companies for years, and ensure their continuation in a more corporate and effective manner.

One of the most important projects of the Foundation in the field of education is the Engineer Girls of Turkey Project, which has been initiated as a comprehensive and long-term social responsibility project in 2015 in order to support our women to take more part in the field of engineering. With this project, school girls who currently are or will study engineering are supported from many aspects during their education, in order to reveal the engineers among us, to ensure that our girls take more part in this field and to invest in the bright future of Turkey. The Engineer Girls of Turkey Project is a project that starts with encouraging school girls from all four corners of our country to study engineering, and continues with a variety of activities to support them.

The “Junior Engineers of Home” project has also been implemented in order to be able to popularize engineering for pre- school children, and explain that engineering exists in all areas of life to the families and pre-school children by specially designed games.

The Gülseren Özdemir Outstanding Achievement Scholarship Program, which was initiated by the Limak Foundation in 2016 is aimed to contribute in the education and development of the youth who are successfully studying in secondary education despite their financial difficulties. Another project that we support in the field of education is the MISTI (MIT Science and Technology Initiatives) - Bosphorus International Research, Education and Support Program which has been formed with the objective to carry out collective research projects between the faculty members and students of Bosphorus University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). It is aimed to contribute in the research infrastructure of Turkey and pioneer in the emergence of new projects with the program, for which financial support will be provided for three years. Meanwhile, Limak Chats, which is a project that has been initiated by the Foundation in 2016, are aimed to contribute in the development of the society in the field of education through a platform that hosts speakers, including academicians, authors and artists.

On the other hand, the Limak Philharmonic Orchestra has been established under the general art directorship of world- renowned tenor Murat Karahan in 2017, in the field of culture and arts. The orchestra has performed the timeless songs of Zeki Müren, during its first performance conducted by Rengin Gökmen, one of the leading conductors in Turkey.

The objective of Limak Foundation is based on the fact that our society can be transformed into a larger and more definitive power in our rapidly globalizing world, by transforming our young and dynamic potential into a qualified human force. With the awareness that the most valuable investment to achieve this objective is the investment made in humans, the Foundation builds its activities as based on the “youth is the future” understanding, for raising generations who are education focused, powerful, contemporary, respect the universal values of a reputable society, and will contribute in the solution of social and economic problems.

 Awards 

Limak Foundation
2018- Stevie Awards Golden Stevie-Manager of the Year - Civil Society - Ebru Özdemir

Gülseren Özdemir Special Education Ppactice School
2018- European Property Awards Best Public Service Building
 
Engineer Girls of Turkey
2018- IPRA Gold Prize – Corporate Responsibility

Stevie Awards Silver Stevie Best Corporate Responsibility Project of the Year - Europe
Stevie Awards Silver Stevie Best Communication and Public Relations Campaign of the Year - Public Service
Stevie Awards Silver Stevie Best Communication and Public Relations Campaign of the Year – Global Problems

2016- Private Sector Volunteers Association – Awards from the Heart - Most Creative Volunteerism 

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