Only the brave
OTB Foundation was created in 2008 as the not-for-profit organization of OTB.
Since it was established, OTB Foundation has invested in almost 200 social development projects worldwide, directly benefitting the lives of over 200,000 people
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
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.
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.