Intesa Sanpaolo (Intesa Sanpaolo) – the only Italian banking Group, which entered the top-100 companies rated by the canadian magazine "Corporate knights" (eng. Corporate Knights), that is engaged in the light of sustainable development of capitalism.
In this rating is Intesa Sanpaolo employs up to twenty of the most sustainable companies in the world. Intesa Sanpaolo is the only Italian banking group, which is ranked with proven ability to develop risk management strategies and capabilities in the area of environmental protection, social issues and governance.
For the prestigious award, which was announced on 17 January 2017 at the World economic forum in Davos, is permanent commitment of Intesa Sanpaolo towards sustainable development, which has brought her even wider recognition with inclusion in the leading index of sustainable development, such as the World sustainability index-the Dow Jones (world and Europe), CDP A-List and FTSE4Good (world and Europe).
the Magazine analyzed more than 4,900 companies in 14 different indicators. Special emphasis was made on corporate policy in the field of environmental protection, staff wages, the commitment of management to sustainable development, innovation, transparency and procurement systems.
"Belonging to the 20 most sustainable companies in the world confirms appropriate recognition of our lasting commitment to the environment, innovation, transparency and Group staff", - explains the General Director of Intesa Sanpaolo Carlo Messina. "the Concept of sustainable development relates to every activity of our Group: social and environmental sustainability, and long-term financial stability. We accept this prestigious award, which encourages us to continue on our chosen path and to constantly improve our work in the field of sustainable development".
Group Intesa Sanpaolo is one of the largest in the Eurozone. As of December 30, 2016 the market value is 40.6 billion euros. The group is leader in Italy in all banking activities (retail, corporate segments and financial management) and serves 11.1 million customers in 4,000 branches across Italy; the market share of the Group in most Italian regions is not less than 12%. Intesa Sanpaolo is also present in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. In these regions there are about 1 200 offices in 12 countries, where subsidiary banks operate, the Group, the number of retail and corporate customers reaches 7.9 million moreover, an international network of professionals working with corporate clients covers 29 countries, in particular, the middle East, North Africa, and the regions where active work of the Italian company: the United States, Brazil, Russia, India and China.