Banca Intesa has presented the 2015 Sustainability Report prepared in accordance with the international methodology of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).
The fourth GRI Report of Banca Intesa follows redefined GRI G4 version of the Guidelines for sustainability reporting and the appendix for the financial sector (GRI G4 Financial Services Sector Disclosures), providing a comprehensive view of the economic, social and environmental performance of the bank through the answers to 32 indicators, compared with 28 covered in the previous report.
„As a leading bank in the domestic market, Banca Intesa fully recognizes its responsibility to operate in a manner that pays attention not only to the economy but also to the social and environmental impacts arising from such position. This primarily means that we integrate our business processes, strategies and decisions through the principle of sustainability, thus ensuring the long-term business success of our bank and thereby generating lasting value for our clients and suppliers, for our employees, shareholders and the community at large. On this path we measure our performance and report on the achieved results, creating an important platform for further promotion of the dialogue with all interested parties that allows us to understand their needs and expectations “, says Rajka Šinik Vulić Acting Director of PR and Marketing Communications and Director of the PR and Social Responsibility Department Banca Intesa.
Within the presentation of the report, Banca Intesa organized a panel discussion on The impact of the financial sector on the sustainability of the society – financial inclusion and responsible financing in which participants were the representatives of the National Bank of Serbia (NBS), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the team for the social inclusion and poverty reduction of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, company Travel Boutique, as well as the representatives of the Forum for Responsible Business (FRB).