Responsible management of resources
According to the Code of Ethics, the Rules for the environmental and energy policy and the Green Banking Procurement rules, the Group’s responsibilities include the careful assessment of the consequences of its activities on ecosystems and the reduction of its environmental footprint.
UN SDGs SUPPORTED
Certified environmental and energy management system
For years Intesa Sanpaolo has had an Integrated Management System (Health and Safety, Environment and Energy) applied to all its instrumental buildings in Italy. The Management System is periodically subject to internal audits and, annually, to a certification process (ISO 14001, 50001 and 45001 standards) and supervision by an independent third-party body. In 2022, the third-party body confirmed the validity of all certifications.
Paper and stationery
The extraordinary events of 2020 and 2021, which led to major changes in people’s working habits and methods, and the introduction of new corporate rules on green banking procurement supported a virtuous path of general reduction in paper consumption and the use of materials with a low environmental impact.
thanks to lower paper consumption
In total, around 8 tonnes of environmentally sustainable stationery was purchased in 2022, 4.2 tonnes of which containing paper (notepads, post-its, files, etc.), 3.7 tonnes of which ballpoint pens and the rest consisting of highlighters and stamps made of recycled material and office supplies made of sustainable wood.
The management of waste, including collection, transportation, recovery and disposal at external sites, is overseen by third parties in compliance with reference standards and current legislation.
Over 92% of waste produced is prepared for reuse, recovery or recycling, while only 7.4% is disposed of (5.9% in landfills).
Last updated 30 May 2023