INTESA SANPAOLO FIRST BANK IN EUROPE AND IN ITALY, SECOND IN THE WORLD AMONG THE 100 MOST RESPONSIBLE COMPANIES IN THE WORLD FOR CORPORATE KNIGHTS
Turin/Milan, 17 January 2024 – Intesa Sanpaolo is the first bank in Europe and in Italy, second in the world, among the 100 most sustainable listed companies in the world, according to the ranking of Corporate Knights, a leading sustainable-economy media and research company, that every year, on the occasion of the World Economic Forum in Davos, presents the results of a research that evaluates and compares more than 6,700 large global companies listed on the stock exchange.
The ranking considers companies with at least $1 billion in revenue that have been assessed on the basis of 25 performance indicators relating to, among others, environmental sustainability, attention to human resources, gender equality, revenues from ESG products, services and investments. Only those companies making sustainable solutions a core part of their commercial offer and allocating meaningful investments to reduce their carbon footprints are included.
The 100 companies identified make up the Corporate Knights Global 100 Index.
Intesa Sanpaolo confirmed its position among the most active groups in the world in terms of sustainable development, a result that reflects the Group's commitment strengthened within the 2022-2025 Business Plan, which envisages a position at the top of world rankings in terms of social impact and a strong focus on climate.
Due to its commitment to sustainability Intesa Sanpaolo was reconfirmed at the end of 2023 - the only Italian bank - in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (World and Europe).
Intesa Sanpaolo is Italy’s leading banking group – serving families, businesses and the real economy – with a significant international presence. Intesa Sanpaolo’s distinctive business model makes it a European leader in Wealth Management, Protection & Advisory, highly focused on digital and fintech, in particular with Isybank, the Group’s digital bank. An efficient and resilient Bank, it benefits from its wholly-owned product factories in asset management and insurance. The Group’s strong ESG commitment includes providing €115 billion in impact lending by 2025 to communities and for the green transition, and €500 million in contributions to support people most in need, positioning Intesa Sanpaolo as a world leader in terms of social impact. Intesa Sanpaolo is committed to Net Zero by 2030 for its own emissions and by 2050 for its loan and investment portfolios. An engaged patron of Italian culture, Intesa Sanpaolo has created its own network of museums, the Gallerie d’Italia, to host the bank's artistic heritage and as a venue for prestigious cultural projects.
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