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Environmental commitment

Intesa Sanpaolo supports the transition to a low-emission economy through direct emission mitigation actions and support for green initiatives and projects. Intesa Sanpaolo's commitment to the environment is reflected in self-regulatory environmental and energy instruments, which define the strategic and operational lines within which the Group carries out environmental protection and reduction initiatives and through the offer of green products and services aimed at customers also in order to contribute to the fight against climate change. Intesa Sanpaolo is active in promoting renewable energy, energy efficiency and the circular business model supporting its development and supporting the different customer segments committed to reducing its environmental footprint.

The Group Ethics Code and the Environmental and Energy Rules, approved by the company's summit, define the principles and guidelines relating to the Group's environmental responsibility and the protection of the direct and indirect impacts generated by the their own activities, including through the enactment of specific policies, which set the norms and behaviors needed to mitigate climate change.

In line with the Group's commitments on environmental responsibility, Intesa Sanpaolo has been working out medium- to long-term objectives since 2009 through the preparation of specific environmental action plans. The Climate Change Action Plan, approved in 2017, identifies targets to reduce its CO2 emissions and resource consumption, to increase the use of renewable energy sources and renewable energy production. 

Our environmental policies

Intesa Sanpaolo translates its commitment into various environmental policies that outline the strategic and operational areas within which our Group carries out its initiatives to protect the environment and reduce its carbon footprint.
All the policies have been drawn up with particular attention to the inclusion of blind and visually impaired persons, following the rules of accessibility certified by LIA Foundation (Libri Italiani Accessibili - Italian accessible books).

Rules for the environmental and energy policy

The Rules for the environmental and energy policy, adopted by the Management Board in 2007 and updated in 2014, define the principles and guidelines concerning the environment and direct / indirect impacts generated by its activities
The basic principles upon which our environmental policy is founded are the reduction of waste, progressive improvement of energy efficiency and performances, attention to the environmental and social consequences of our decisions.
In addition to guaranteeing full and total compliance with legislative provisions for the protection of the environment, we aim to identify innovative and effective solutions in this field, to apply the best environmental standards and to promote and develop the concept of environmental responsibility, with a renewed commitment to translating the international standards to which we have adhered into concrete actions.

Rules for the purchase and use of paper and derivative materials

The Rules for the purchase and use of paper and derivative materials define the criteria for the purchase of paper with sustainability characteristics as well as the Bank's commitment to reduce its consumption.
For more information on the initiatives taken on this issue, please consult the dedicated page

Rules governing the organisation of communication events and training courses

The Rules governing the organisation of communication events and training courses sets out the criteria and rules for improving the environmental sustainability of internal and external communications events and training courses.
The criteria are considered in all stages of any event, that is the preparatory and promotional stages, the organisation and running of the event (means of transport, the nature of the location providing accommodation, the catering facilities and event displays, the dismounting site and departing.

Sustainability rules for the purchase of office machines

The Sustainability rules for the purchase of office machines have been adopted to limit consumption and gradually improve the quality and efficiency of our office equipment, defining the environmental criteria and operating procedures for the assessment, in the acquisition phase, of their environmental direct or indirect impacts.
For more information on the initiatives taken on this issue, please consult the dedicated page

Sustainability rules for the setting up of sustainable branches

The Sustainability rules for the setting up of sustainable branches define the minimum criteria to be pursued in the setting up of new branches or renovation of existing ones. They also defined the criteria for the realization of the so-called  "Nearly 0 energy Branches" (the branch of Venice Marghera is the first example).

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