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Only the brave

OTB Foundation was created in 2008 as the not-for-profit organization of OTB.
Focusing on three principles: direct social impact, sustainability and innovation, its mission is to rebalance social inequality and contribute to the sustainable development of less advantaged communities around the world.

Since it was established, OTB Foundation has invested in almost 200 social development projects worldwide, directly benefitting the lives of over 200,000 people

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Rialto bridge

In 2012 OTB pledged to fund the restoration of the Rialto Bridge. With a contribution of 5 million euro, the project was completed in time and with minimal impact on the city’s daily life.
It was the first complete restoration since the bridge was built in 1590,
bringing it back to its true magnificence.


In 2013, Staff International signed a deal with Ifitalia Group BNP Paribas, to allow its suppliers access to credit at the same favored conditions as OTB. This opportunity is offered to all actors of the production chain, selected on the basis of objective and transparent parameters of the quality and reliability of the services provided


Food Recovery

According to Italy’s statistics agency ISTAT, one person out of 10 lives under the food poverty threshold, while 15% of the country’s food production is wasted.
OTB partners with Sodexo and Banco Alimentare del Veneto Onlus to develop a surplus food distribution program addressed to people in need in the surrounding territory.


Brave Circle

This microcredit project was created to support people and companies affected by the earthquake in the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna in 2012.
Small amounts were loaned to a majority of start-up companies run by young entrepreneurs, that are often neglected by the traditional banking system.