The Essl family is a family of entrepreneurs whose Schoemer/bauMax-Group is actively involved in the real-estate, construction and do-it-yourself business in central and southeastern Europe.
The Essl family is guided by the Christian faith and its ethical values, which inform all their actions.
Therefore, the Essl family is not only oriented towards the economic success of their companies, but also looks at such success in a wider context of responsibility vis-à-vis society and nature. This is reflected in a broad range of social and economic commitments underlying numerous projects:
- Commitment to people with disabilities ("bauMax-Human-Program")
- Commitment for contemporary art and music (Essl Museum
- Commitment to energy efficiency