News Archive

Green Bond focused on Circular Economy Report

Intesa Sanpaolo has published the first reporting on the use of the proceeds of the Green Bond and the related benefits in the context of the Circular Economy.

4 december 2020


Intesa Sanpaolo adheres to the "European Week for Waste Reduction"

Intesa Sanpaolo adheres, from 21 to 29 November, for the ninth year, to this initiative promoted by the European Commission to reduce waste, promote sustainable consumption and efficient use of the planet's resources. 

November 20 2020

Intesa Sanpaolo confirmed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices


Intesa Sanpaolo was confirmed, for the tenth consecutive year - as the only italian bank - in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index World and Dow Jones Sustainability Index Europe of S&P Global, ranking among the global companies most engaged in economic, social and environmental sustainability.

14 november 2020

The ninth Italian SRI Week is coming up

From 11 to 25 November, the Forum for Sustainable Finance, of which Intesa Sanpaolo is a member, organizes the 9th edition of the SRI Week, one of the main initiatives in Italy dedicated to Sustainable and Responsible Investment: SRI, from Sustainable and Responsible Investment.

16 conferences on the calendar, which will be broadcast live streaming, as an opportunity for meeting and reflection on concrete initiatives to be taken in the financial sector to meet the needs of growth and, at the same time, to pursue the objectives of environmental and social sustainability.

The opening day, on November 11th, will be dedicated to the presentation of a research conducted by the Forum in collaboration with BVA Doxa on the integration of environmental, social and governance aspects into the business strategies of Italian SMEs, also analyzing the main tools and funding channels. Guest Anna Maria Roscio, Head of Sales & Marketing Enterprise Department.

For more information and for registration for events https://settimanasri.it/.

11 november 2020

Consolidated Non-financial Statement as at 30 June 2020 has been published

Intesa Sanpaolo for the second year in a row is one of the very few banks in the world to voluntarily publish a infra-annual non-financial report. 
The document, structured and organic, presents a timely monitoring of projects, initiatives and quantitative indicators of non-financial performance in respect of ESG (environmental, social, governance) issues.
The objective is to timely and fully account, to the market and to all stakeholders, the results achieved over the course of the year, also witnessing the constant and active attention of the Group to these issues. 
The document also reports on the progress made towards the sustainability commitments undertaken by the Group including the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Intesa Sanpaolo included in the Refinitiv Diversity and Inclusion Index 2020

Intesa Sanpaolo has been ranked 76th in Refinitiv’s Diversity & Inclusion Index 2020, an international index that selects the world's 100 listed companies, as the most inclusive in the workplace. The index transparently and objectively measures more than 9,000 companies globally in terms of diversity and inclusion based on 24 metrics that can be traced back to four key pillars: gender diversity, inclusion, people development and litigation. 

Intesa Sanpaolo's third Green Bond Report is published

Green Bond Report 2019_copertina

Intesa Sanpaolo was the first Italian Bank to issue a Green Bond for 500 million euros, in 2017. The Green Bond was issued to finance projects dedicated to environmental sustainability and in particular in renewable energy and energy efficiency. The proceeds were fully allocated with 76 funded projects and around 460,000 tons of CO2 emissions avoided annually. This is a further demonstration of the Group's strong commitment to sustainability and to supporting projects with a positive impact on the environment.
This year’s update is the third annual report on the use of proceeds of the Green Bond.

World Environmental Day: the Intesa Sanpaolo Group’s adhesion

June 5 2020 - For the twelfth year in a row, Intesa Sanpaolo is taking part in the World Environment Day, the well-known event established by the UN General Assembly in 1972 to raise attention and engage public opinion and governments on environmental issues and climate change. The theme of this year is the biodiversity protection.

Coal sector policy has been approved

The policy that defines limitations and exclusion criteria with reference to credit operations in the coal sector for the Group has been issued.

Consolidated Non-financial Statement 2019

The Consolidated Non-financial Statement 2019 reports the Group's performance in the environmental, social and governance (ESG) sector; the 2019 results confirm Intesa Sanpaolo's central role in social, cultural and environmental sustainability.

Intesa Sanpaolo participates in the "M'illumino di Meno" campaign

The bank is again taking part in the "M'illumino di Meno" initiative, sponsored by Caterpillar, a Rai Radio 2 programme, which aims at energy saving and sustainable lifestyle.

Discover more: website.

Intesa Sanpaolo received the SAM Bronze Class Sustainability Yearbook Award 2020

For its sustainability performances, Intesa Sanpaolo was included in S&P Global's Sustainability Yearbook 2020 in collaboration with RobecoSAM, receiving the SAM Bronze Class Sustainability Award 2020. The Sustainability Yearbook publishes the annual ranking of the world's best sustainability companies.

RobecoSAM is the company that annually evaluates companies for their inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices.


Intesa Sanpaolo included in Corporate Knights, CDP's Climate A List 2019 rankings and Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index 2020

Three important awards confirm Intesa Sanpaolo's commitment in the field of sustainability: for the fourth consecutive year, our Group is the only Italian bank among the hundred most sustainable companies in the ranking drawn up by Corporate Knights, is included in the CDP's Climate A List 2019 and confirmed in the Bloomberg Gender - Equality Index 2020.