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Environmental indicators

Consistent with Intesa Sanpaolo's commitment to make its ecological footprint lighter, special consideration is given to direct environmental impacts generated by the Bank’s activities by: monitoring consumption and implementing initiatives to improve the management of energy, waste, green purchasing and maintenance of buildings and facilities. Below the environmental indicators.

    2019 2018 2017
Parameters
Unit Italy Abroad Group Italy Abroad Group
Italy Abroad Group
Operators = Staff
+ Consultants
n. 70,834
24,379
95,213
72,680
23,244
95,924
67,606
23,876
91,482
Staff
n.
65,612
23,070
88,682
68,392
23,134
91,526
63,859
23,763
87,622
Consultants
n.
5,222
1,309
6,531
4,288
110
4,398
3,747
113
3,860
Total transfers
n.
609,980
21,210
631,190
654,263
21,225
675,488
626,149
20,961
647,110
Total transport
thousands of km
140,679
32,678
173,357
145,128
33,895
179,023
137,339
32,442
169,781
Floor area
thousands of m2
2,971
648
3,619
3,169
626
3,795
2,828
658
3,485
    2019 2018 2017
 Greenhouse gas
emissions [CO2eq]
Unit Italy Abroad Group Italy Abroad Group Italy Abroad Group
Direct emissions (Scope1)
tCO2eq
37,521
7,877
45,398
51,581
5,584
57,165
34,239
6,510
40,749
Natural gas emissions for
independent heating
tCO2eq
22,567
3,026
25,592
30,422
1,847
32,268
24,257
2,964
27,221
Natural gas emissions for
cogeneration
tCO2eq
5,110
524
5,634
6,826
418
7,244
2,150
0 2,150
Diesel emissions for
independent heating
tCO2eq
925
122
1,046
1,407
55 1,462
1,861
354
2,216
HFC emissions
tCO2eq
1,824
266
2,090
5,720
159
5,879
n.d.
n.d.
n.d.
Gasoline emissions for 
company fleet
tCO2eq
10 901 911 20 562 582 33
696
730
Diesel emissions for 
company fleet
tCO2eq
7,086
3,039
10,124
7,186
2,544
9,729
5,938
2,495
8,433
Indirect emissions (Scope2
Market-based)
tCO2eq
5,735
27,974
33,709
8,135
35,326
43,461
5,055
33,181
38,235
Electricity emissions
 (excluding cogeneration)
tCO2eq
2,310
27,167
29,478
3,926
33,286
37,212
1,470
30,734
32,204
Natural gas emissions for
building heating (including
district heating)
tCO2eq
3,424
765
4,189
3,752
1,949
5,701
2,948
2,354
5,302
Diesel emissions for
building heating
tCO2eq
0 42 42 456 91 548 637 93 730
Total direct + indirect 
emissions (Scope1 + 2
Market-based)
tCO2eq
43,256
35,851
79,107
59,716
40,911
100,626
39,294
39,691
78,985
Total direct + indirect
emissions per staff member
tCO2eq/
add.
0.6 1.5 0.8 0.8 1.8 1.0 0.6 1.7 0.9
Total direct + indirect
emissions per square meter
kgCO2eq/
m2
14.6
55.3
21.9
18.8
65.3
26.5
13.9
60.3
22.7
Total direct + indirect 
emissions (Scope1 + 2
Location-based)
tCO2eq
151,279
39,090
190,369
177,395
38,515
215,910
156,817
44,996
201,813
Other indirect emissions
(Scope3)
tCO2eq
38,209
19,270
57,479
60,507
29,027
89,534
51,116
29,310
80,425
Business trips
tCO2eq
8,015
1,514
9,528
8,614
2,258
10,871
8,510
1,725
10,235
Purchased paper
tCO2eq
2,911
1,673
4,584
3,981
1,881
5,861
3,876
1,783
5,659
Waste
tCO2eq
252
26
279
260
12
272
147
22
170
Office machinery
tCO2eq
4,293
1,509
5,802
6,537
2,211
8,748
14,089
5,243
19,332
Internet banking*
tCO2eq
116
100 217 123 53 176 114 122 236
Energy carriers**
tCO2eq
14,684
11,444
26,128
32,822
19,400
52,222
24,379
20,414
44,794
Cash-in-transit (CIT)
tCO2eq
7,938
3,003
10,942
8,.172
3,212
11,383
n.d.
n.d.
n.d.

* In 2017 the methodology was made consistent at Group level, limiting the perimeter to the main transactions. ** Scope3 emissions generated: (a) in the natural gas supply chain, (b) in the production of the energy sources used in the electricity mix and (c) in the distribution and transformation of the electricity.

    2019 2018 2017
Emissions of other gas 
which are harmful to the

ozone layer (NO, SO2)
Unit Italy Abroad Group Italy Abroad Group Italy Abroad Group
NOX  Emissions
t
39 38 78 50 46 96 38 39 77
 SO2 Emissions
t
1 29 30 2 40 42 2 62 64
    2019 2018 2017
Energy consumption 
broken down by source
Unit Italy Abroad Group Italy Abroad Group Italy Abroad Group
Direct primary energy 
consumption (Scope1)
GJ 580,864
113,205
694,069
754,041
81,572
835,613
568,502
102,964
671,466
Natural gas consumption
for independent heating
GJ
389,239
54,003
443,242
524,052
32,969
557,020
421,325
52,948
474,273
Natural gas consumption
for cogeneration
GJ
88,138
9,381
97,519
117,587
7,502
125,089
37,348
0
37,348
Diesel consumption for
 independent heating
GJ
12,444
1,717
14,161
18,935
774
19,709
25,053
5,067 30,120
Gasoline consumption
for the fleet
GJ
105 9,106
9,211
267
7,338
7,605
452 9,511 9,964
Diesel consumption
for the fleet
GJ 90,938
38,998
129,935
93,199
32,990
126,189
84,324
35,437
119,761
Indirect primary energy
consumption (Scope2)
GJ
1,311,966
396,154
1,708,120
1,431,655
395,749
1,827,404
1,343,790
431,044
1,774,833
Renewable electricity
consumption
GJ
1,235,569
81,177
1,316,746 1,328,804
49,329
1,378,132
1,266,716
64,298
1,331,014
Non renewable electricity
consumption (except cogeneration)
GJ
17,328
220,543
237,870
30,007
255,015
285,022
15,847
257,528
273,375
Natural gas consumption for
building heating (including
remote district heating)
GJ
59,069
93,840
152,910
66,703
90,120
156,822
52,658
107,912
160,569
Diesel consumption for
building heating
GJ
0 594
594
6,142
1,285
7,427
8,569
1,306
9,875
Total direct + indirect
energy (Scope1 + 2)
GJ
1,892,830
509,359
2,402,189
2,185,696
477,321
2,663,017
1,912,292
534,008
2,446,299
Total direct + indirect energy
per staff member
GJ/staff
member
26,7
20,9
25,2
30,1
20,5
27.8
28.3
22.4
26.7
Other indirect primary energy
consumption (Scope3)
GJ
787,916
734,636
1,522,552
2,766,400
952,013
3,718,413
979,260
950,595
1,929,855
Business trips
GJ
121,896
20,782
142,677
128,283
30,131
158,415
127,457
23,728
151,185
Purchased paper
GJ
91,034
76,353
167,388
107,32
72,411
179,643
104,476
68,837
173,313
Waste GJ
3,377
361
3,737
3,514
176
3,690
1,987
312
2,299
Office machinery
GJ
66,502
23,383
89,884
98,815
33,425
132,240
205,960
76,641
282,601
Internet banking*
GJ
2,034
2,388
4,422
2,068
1,323
3,391
1,930
2,443
4,374
Energy carriers**
GJ
379,562
564,642
944,203
2,299,445
764,618
3,064,063
537,450
778,634
1,316,084
Cash-in-transit (CIT)
GJ
123,512
46,728
170,239
127,043
49,929
176,972
n.d.
n.d.
n.d.

* In 2017 the methodology was made consistent at Group level, limiting the perimeter to the main transactions. ** Scope3 primary energy consumption generated: (a) in the natural gas supply chain, (b) in the production of the energy sources used in the electricity mix and (c) in the distribution and transformation of the electricity.

    2019 2018 2017
Total electricity focus
(including cogeneration)
Unit Italy Abroad Group Italy Abroad Group Italy Abroad Group
Electricity per staff member
kWh/
staff
member
5,045
3,496
4,648
5,359
3,701
4,957
5,326
3,744
4,913
Electricity per square meter
kWh/
m2
120 132 122 123 137 125 127 136 129
Purchased from renewable
sources
% 95.7
26.4
82.4
94.5
15.8
80.3
97.4
19.9
82.0
Self-produced from
renewable sources
(photovoltaic)
% 0.3
0.1
0.2 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.3
Purchased from nonrenewable
sources
% 1.4
71.9 14.9 2.1 82.4 16.7 1.2 80.0 16.9
Self-produced from
non-renewable sources
(cogeneration)
% 2.6
1.6 2.5 3.1 1.7 2.8 1.1 0.0 0.8
    2019 2018 2017
Transport Unit Italy Abroad Group Italy Abroad Group Italy Abroad Group
Air travel
thousands of km
37,201
6,126
43,327
40,044
5,064
45,108
40,191
5,212
45,403
Train travel
thousands of km
51,234
458
51,692
48,552
642
49,195
44,392
265 44,657
Company fleet
thousands of km
40,765
21,215
61,981
44,440
18,013
62,453
40,278
20,177
60,455
Personal Cars
thousands of km
11,478
4,879
16,357
12,091
10,175
22,266
12,477
6,789
19,266
Remote
connections
thousands
44,298
32
44,330
63,070
31 63,101
56,664
4 56,668
Distance
covered for
business trip
per employee
km/
employee
231
1,541
275
222 1,597
265
219 1,548
262
    2019 2018 2017
Paper consumption Unit Italy Abroad Group Italy Abroad Group Italy Abroad Group
Purchased paper
t 4,258 1,916 6,175 4,996
1,809
6,805
4,863
1,711
6,574
Purchased paper / staff
member
kg/staff
member
60.1 78.6 64.8 68.7
77.8
70.9
71.9
71.7
71.9
Certified recycled paper
% 70.7 17.6 54.2 69.2
22.9
56.9
69.1
22.5
57.0
Eco-sustainable certified
paper (not recycled)
% 26.5
41.5
31.2
25.3
52.9
32.7
25.1
50.8
31.8
    2019
Toner consumption
Unit Italy Abroad Group
Toner: total kg 90,505
23,600
114,105
Toner: remanufactured
cartridges
% 71.5
19.1
60.7
Toner: traditional cartridges
% 28.5
80.9
39.3
    2019 2018 2017
Water consumption
Unit Italy Abroad Group Italy Abroad Group Italy Abroad Group
Total water consumed
thousands
of m3
1,131
570
1,700
1,428
546
1,974
1,242
515
1,757
Total water consumed /
staff member
m3/staff
member
16.0
23.4
17.9
19.6
23.5
20.6
18.4
21.6
19.2
    2019 2018 2017
Special waste by type
Unit Italy Abroad Group Italy Abroad Group Italy Abroad Group
Total waste
t 3,288
1,002
4,290
3,315
682
3,997
1,973
1,159
3,132
Total non-hazardous waste t 3,240
894
4,134
3,292
621
3,914
1,937
1,148
3,085
Total hazardous waste t 47 109
156
23
61
84
36
11
47
Total waste / staff member
kg/staff
member
46.4
41.1
45.1
45.6
29.3
41.7
29.2
48.6
34.2
    2019 2018 2017
Special non-hazardous waste by disposal method Unit Italy Abroad Group Italy Abroad Group Italy Abroad Group
Recycling t 1,276
748
2,024
1,168
554
1,722
767
1,016
1,783
Reuse/recovery
t 1,779
138
1,917
1,919
65
1,984
1,043
120
1,162
Landfill
t 163 6 170 171 1 172 85 4 89
Incinerator for energy recovery t 22 1 23 34 2 36 42 8 51

Figures are partially estimated from data provided by waste disposal service suppliers.

    2019 2018 2017
Special hazardous waste by method of disposal Unit Italy Abroad Group Italy Abroad Group
Italy Abroad Group
Recycling
t 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reuse/Recovery t 16 17 33 8 8 16 20 4 25
Landfill
t 31 91 123 15 53 68 16 7 22
Incinerator for energy recovery t 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Figures are partially estimated from data provided by waste disposal service suppliers.

  2019 2018 2017
Expenditure for
environmental management
[K euro]
Italy Abroad Group Italy Abroad Group Italy Abroad Group
Management of special waste
1,302
291 1,592
1,481
306
1,788
1,308
295
1,603
Training 0 252 252 0 200 200 4 167 171
System maintenance
45,211
8,095 53,306
45,276
17,408
62,684
42,185
20,502
62,687
Monitoring and certification
of EEMS (Environmental
and Energy Management
System)
1,472
17 1,490 150 12 162 160 9 169
Total 47,985
8,655
56,640
46,908
17,926
64,834
43,656
20,974
64,630
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