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Intesa Sanpaolo adopts policies to reduce lending to the coal and oil & gas sectors

Intesa Sanpaolo has approved a more advanced policy on limitations and exclusions for the Group's lending operations in the coal sector and a new policy dedicated to unconventional oil & gas sector. 

Rules for lending operations in the coal sector: from the date of issue of these rules, the Group will not increase its exposure relating to general purpose financial products and services towards companies belonging to the coal mining sector. In addition it is committed to bring the share of financial services to counterparties belonging to the coal mining sector down to zero (phase out) by 2025.

Rules for lending operations in the unconventional oil & gas sector: from the date of issue of these rules, the Group will not provide financial products and services to projects aimed at the development, construction and expansion of exploration and extraction activities relating to unconventional resources, as well as activities relating to transport infrastructures solely linked to exploration and extraction of unconventional resources. In addition it is committed to the elimination of exposures (phase out) by 2030.

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27 July 2021

Interactive version - 2020 Consolidated Non-financial Statement

To enhance the contents of the 2020 CNFS, an interactive version (long form) has been developed where the main non-financial indicators and sustainability projects of the Group are represented in graphic form.

15 april 2021

2020 Consolidated Non-financial Statement has been published

The Consolidated Non-financial Statement 2020 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, even in the COVID-19 pandemic situation.

March 26, 2020

Intesa Sanpaolo confirmed in Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index 2021

Intesa Sanpaolo was confirmed in the Gender-Equality Index 2021, thematic index on gender equality launched by Bloomberg in 2018.

Bloomberg's analysis, across all sectors, covered more than 11,500 companies listed on the world's major stock exchanges and led to the inclusion in the index of 380 companies (325 in 2020) from 44 countries. Among these Intesa Sanpaolo obtained a score of 82.10%, well above the average of the global and Italian financial sector, both of which were less than 70%.

January 27, 2021