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                 Borusan Holding

                 Micro Finance Branches

                 In 2009, we opened our first Micro Finance Branch in Afyonkarahisar, the birth place of
                 our founder and honorary president Asım Kocabıyık, in order to realize our goal to support
                 women entrepreneurs. The second Micro Finance Branch is opened in 2013 in Bursa,
                 Gemlik where Borusan Holding owns a large industrial campus including a port. To date,
                 we provided TRY 5.5 million loans to women entrepreneurs through both Micro Finance
                 branches to support them for establishing and developing their own businesses. In 2016,
                 number of women entrepreneurs who received micro finance loans reached 2,800.

            Let’s Code, Girls!


            Borusan launched the Let’s Code, Girls! proj-      of electronics, gaming, animation and story
            ect to enable girls to develop computer skills     programming, and simple robot design using
            compatible with the 21st century information       basic electronic modules and 3-D printing in-
            technology era and to take steps towards a         tegration. The girls came up with interesting
            future of equality.                                and creative projects as a result of their train-
                                                               ing.                                                                A Corporate Volunteering Initiative:
            The project, conducted in March 2016 at the                                                                            The Borusan Ocean Volunteers Platform
            Borusan Gemlik campus, targeted plant em-          The project was extended to include the chil-
            ployees’ girls aged between 7 and 14. In the       dren of employees at the Borusan plants in
            first phase, the project taught 60 girls how       Sefaköy and Halkalı and an additional 90 girls
            to code with classes in the fundamentals           aged between 7 and 14 received computer                             Founded  in  2008,  the  Borusan  Ocean            Group companies and their employees
                                                               programming training at these campuses.                             Volunteers Platform enables Borusan                unceasingly work towards repaying their

                                                                                                                                   employees to direct their knowledge and            “debt of gratitude to the country.”
                                                               Borusan collaborated with the UK-based
                                                               KızCode (GirlCode), which demonstrated its                          skills into social responsibility projects in
                                                               success by winning the best social respon-                          the fields of education, culture and arts,         Borusan Ocean Volunteers Platform of-
                                                               sibility  initiative  award  from  the  Ministry  of                the environment, and human rights.                 ten collaborates with NGOs on projects,
                                                               the Interior and the Universities Association
                                                               in 2015. The Let’s Code, Girls! project won                                                                            including blood donations, book dona-
                                                               the International Corporate Social Responsi-                        In 2016, the platform conducted 3,772              tion drives, shore and sea cleaning, book
                                                               bility award as part of the International Young                     hours of volunteer activities with the par-        reading for the blind, mentoring, and
                                                               Entrepreneurs  and  Leaders  platform’s  2nd                        ticipation  of  599  volunteers.  Borusan          school friending programs.
                                                               International Corporate Social Responsibility
                                                               (ICSR) Awards.

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