Since August of 2015, EBNER has provided free housing to a group of 13 refugees in a house belonging to the company. In December 2015, another house was also made available for refugee families with several children. EBNER is also supporting the efforts of the refugees to get back into the workforce as quickly as possible by offering volunteership opportunities in the company.
The Corona, a prize awarded to Upper Austrian industry for social engagement, was presented on March 9, 2016 during a reception with State Secretary Dr. Harald Mahrer. In times of political, economic and social turbulence Upper Austrian industries have shown great responsibility toward their employees and Upper Austria itself: through investments, the preservation and creation of jobs, and a multi-faceted social, cultural and environmental commitment to the people of the province.