Special award during the "European Week for Waste Reduction": Intesa Sanpaolo was recognized for its activity in raising awareness in customers and colleagues aiming at greater efficiency in consumption and use of resources. The ceremony took place on December 12 in Rome in the Hall of the Sala Spazio Europa of the Representative Office of the European Union in Italy.
As part of the 2012 edition of the Banca e Territorio Award, established by AIFIn (Italian Association of Financial Innovation), Intesa Sanpaolo was ranked first in the category “Iniziative a tutela e sostegno dell’ambiente” (Initiatives to protect and support the environment) with the project "The first nearly 0 energy branch" and second in the category “Iniziative a sostegno dell'educazione, istruzione e formazione” ("Initiatives to support education and training") with the project “OFF – Officine formative”. Intesa Sanpaolo achieved also third place in the Special Award “Banca territoriale dell’anno” (Regional Bank of the year).
Intesa Sanpaolo receives the "Energy Efficiency Leader" Award thanks to the improvements launched in recent years, on its own premises, aimed at increasing energy efficiency in order to create a more sustainable environment. Among the actions undertaken, one of the most recent concerns the cooling system of the Data Processing Center in Parma, which will lead to significant electricity savings in the coming years.
Watch prize-giving video (Courtesy of Trane)
Intesa Sanpaolo on the stage for innovation at the "Prize of Prizes". An important recognition, dedicated to companies selected among winners of annual awards for innovation, was awarded to Start Up Initiative which attained distinction by receiving the Abi Award for Innovation in Banking Services with the project "Innovation for the corporate customer and PA".
Sustainability Award 2012 " ForGreen Awards": Cassa di Risparmio del Veneto received the prize in the ForGreen Economy category for its strong financial support to renewable energy development projects
Intesa Sanpaolo is the third "green" bank in the world and the first among Italian banks, according to the Bloomberg ranking "World'sGreenestBanks" published in March 2012.
AIFIn awards Intesa Sanpaolo with the special prize "Innovative Financial Intermediary of the year". Our Bank got the recognition for the highest number of projects presented at the 8^ edition of the "Premio Cerchio d'Oro dell'Innovazione Finanziaria" (Golden Circle for Financial Innovation Award)
Intesa Sanpaolo is listed for the third consecutive year among the 100 most sustainable companies in the world. The list, drawn up by Corporate Knights (the Canadian magazine that specialises in sustainable capitalism), is presented on 25/1 at the WEF in Davos.