In 2011, Zavarovalnica Triglav allocated EUR 4.0 million for sponsorships and EUR 0.3 million for donations. The Group as a whole allocated EUR 4.8 million for sponsorships and donations. The largest portion of such funds was granted for sports activities, followed by cultural activities, training, humanitarian activities, health care and environmental protection.
Through cooperation and partnerships Triglav supports a wide range of sports activities on the national and local levels and especially the inclusion of young people in recreational and competitive sport. Zavarovalnica Triglav is a partner of numerous teams and organizers of sports events (see below), and of individual top-level Slovene sport champions: ski jumpers and flyers Jernej Damjan and Peter Prevc, cross-county skier Saša Farič, snowboarder Žan Košir and extreme sportsmen with disabilities, such as Gal Jakič.
In 2011, Zavarovalnica Triglav was one of important sponsors of the World Rowing Championship in Bled and of the Vitranc Cup in Kranjska Gora. Zavarovalnica Triglav also supported some running events, such as the Marathon of Three Hearts in Radenci, the run in Črnomelj, the Run of Four Hearty Men around Lake Bohinj and the organisation of the First Jure's Ascent of Pokljuka.
Zavarovalnica Triglav is one of the largest sponsors of the Ski Association of Slovenia (mainly of the national Nordic skiing and biathlon teams, and the general sponsor of the World Cup final in ski jumping and ski flying in Planica). A multi-annual cooperation agreement has been signed with the Ski Association of Slovenia. In addition, for many years Zavarovalnica Triglav has been a partner and supporter of the Hockey Association of Slovenia and of the Adriatic Water Polo League. For more than 25 years it has organised the traditional and well-known campaign "Triglav generacije v Planici" (Triglav Generations in Planica), intended to encourage and maintain a sporting spirit amongst children. In 2011 once again, Triglav brought 3,300 children from all over Slovenia to watch ski jumping and ski flying in Planica; children from the Janez Levec Special Education Centre were among the guests with the best ski fliers.
Among others, Zavarovalnica Triglav is a sponsor of the Olimpija basketball club (BC), the Domžale BC, the Krka Telekom BC, the Elekro BC and the Cedevita BC. In cycling, Zavarovalnica Triglav sponsors the Sava cycling club and the Adria Mobil cycling club from Novo Mesto. Zavarovalnica Triglav also supported the Franja Marathon, organised by the Rog cycling club and sponsors the ACH Volley ball club in addition to Trimo handball club in Trebnje and Pivovarna Laško handball club in Celje.
The subsidiaries of the Triglav Group also support sports activities in their environments.
Zavarovalnica Triglav Osiguranje sponsored the tennis player Toni Androić as well as several sports clubs: the Podravka Vegeta Handball Club, the Zagreb Ice Hockey Club (which systematically works with young people), the Zagreb Croatian Tennis Club, the Iva Majoli Tennis Centre and the Slaven Belupo and Rijeka football clubs.
Zavarovalnica Lovćen Osiguranje financially supported the Lovćen-Cetinje football club, the Lovćen handball club as well as the water-polo and swimming associations of Montenegro.
Triglav Osiguranje, Sarajevo, joined a group of sponsors which provided funds for a Davis Cup tennis competition (BiH - Estonia). Furthermore, it sponsored the Play Off basketball club and an outdoor skating rink in the centre of Sarajevo.
Zavarovalnica Triglav Osiguranje, Belgrade, was the sponsor of the Crvena Zvezda football club and the Metaloplastika – Zorka Keramika handball club.
ATP tennis tournament Challenge Banja Luka 2011 was financed by several partners, including Triglav Osiguranje, Banja Luka, which was also the main sponsor of alpine skiing disciplines in FIS Cup "Jahorina 2011"
Triglav Osiguruvanje, Skopje, financially supported the organisation of an international traditional skiing event the Šarplaninski Cup.
Support of cultural creativity
The Triglav Group provides funds and support to various and diverse cultural activities. In 2011, Zavarovalnica Triglav provided support to Cankarjev dom (Music of the World), the Ljubljana Summer Festival, the Association of singing choirs of Primorska and the Puppet theatre in Ljubljana. It received the Diamond Award for 15 years of sponsorship of Cankarjev dom.
Triglav Osiguranje, Sarajevo, decided to sponsor a precious project called "Mystery of Standing Tombstones of Zgošća", which was initiated by the Cultural Heritage Association. The primary aim of this project is to have Zgošća standing tombstones listed as a UNESCO world heritage site.
Triglav Osiguranje Zagreb financially supported the popular Croatian Split Pop Music Festival with long tradition. Moreover, Triglav Osiguruvanje, Skopje, provided financial support to the 2011 "Zlatna bubamara" (Golden Ladybird) popularity prizes and the 2011 Skopje Wine Festival. Triglav Osiguranje, Belgrade, sponsored the event "Fashion Selection", featuring Zvonko Marković, one of the most enterprising fashion designer in Serbia.
Support of education
The organisation of a youth competition of ideas, innovations and solutions regarding uncertainties and natural disasters ("Facing Disasters in the 21st Century") was made possible with the support of Zavarovalnica Triglav and co-organised in the framework of the global conference "Challenge: Future Summit".
In cooperation with Triglav National Park, Zavarovalnica Triglav supported the production of the film, "Triglav National Park", which shows the values, characteristic features and specifics of this protected area and the life in it.
Small children also continued to receive support. Zavarovalnica Triglav sponsored the Happy Cici School, which is an educational section of the Ciciban and Cicido magazines. In addition, financial support was granted for the publishing of the Slovene Historical Atlas, and a donation was made into the scholarship fund of the Stanislav Škrabec Foundation.
Triglav Osiguranje, Belgrade, sponsored the project »Triglav Osiguranje in European Beat« aimed to help identify, encourage, develop and educate 300 young talents in primary and secondary schools.
Support of humanitarian activities and civil society initiatives
In cooperation with the Institute for Innovative Safe Driving Education, "Vozim", Zavarovalnica Triglav sponsored the safe driving education project "I still drive – but I don't walk". Once again, the Festival for the Third Age was sponsored, as well as the Slovenske Konjice swimming club event organised at the 8th International Day without Wheelchairs, and training of disabled divers.
Triglav Osiguranje, Zagreb, was among the organisers and sponsor of a congress and symposium on endocrinology, reproduction and menopause, which took place in the framework of Contres. It also helped organise a reception for the Slovene and Croatian businessmen, hosted by the President of the Republic of Croatia as well as donated to the humanitarian non-governmental association for animal protection SPAS.
Triglav Osiguranje, Sarajevo, participated in the project Children, set up for testing children car seats and advising on their correct use. Furthermore, it enabled the Association of the Blind of Bosnia and Herzegovina to organise and IBSA Bowling competition for the blind and partially sighted.
Varied and rich social life is promoted also by Lovćen Osiguranje – in 2011 it provided financial assistance to a pensioners' association as well as made donations to the 25th May Grammar School and the police station in Nikšić.
Triglav Osiguruvanje, Skopje, donated funds to the refurbishment and reconstructions of five kindergartens.
Triglav Osiguranje, Banja Luka, responded to the invitation to participate in a humanitarian campaign organised by the Association of Paediatricians of the Republic of Srpska, under the auspices of the President of Republic of Srpska, aimed at children with special needs and developmental disorders.
Triglav support to initiatives in environmental protection is described in item Responsibility to the social and natural environments, while the support of volunteering among the employees and the Day for changes are presented in item Corporate social responsibility/Key objectives and results in implementing corporate social responsibility in 2011.