BBK , the most sustainable bank in Europe for the fourth consecutive year

BFA has achieved an overall score of 84 points out of 100. For its part, Caixabank ranks thirteenth as the most prominent financial institution in the field of sustainability in the world.

Bpfa, For the fourth year in a row, he received The best result in the category of banks in the Europe region and the second best result globally – Share the latter with other entities – in the past Dow Jones Sustainability Index Oh, digsy. It is the global benchmark index for sustainability. A total of 27 banks from all over the world were included this year.

The financial institution scored 84 points in the economic and corporate governance dimension ; 70 points in the environmental dimension; and 89 in the social dimension. In addition, he achieved the maximum score (100 points) in various evaluated areas: transparency and reporting; tax strategy; human rights; and customer relations.

“To be recognized as the most sustainable bank in Europe for four consecutive years by the World Sustainability Index is A real milestone for us. At BBK, we aim to accompany and assist our clients in their transition towards sustainability, as well as promote inclusive growth in the communities in which we operate. In this path towards a green and fair transition, we have an essential role as mediators. We are not the champions but our role is crucial to accompany the entire economy in decarbonization, ” he said Javier Rodriguez Soler, director of sustainability at BBK and the CIB region.

This year, Mrs. from 13,000 companies were invited to participate in the Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment Finally, more than 3,400 companies responded to a questionnaire consisting of more than a hundred questions on the environment, social and governance.

Only 10 % of companies in each sector with the best score in this analysis are selected to be part of NDIS. The rating agency Standard & Poor’s assessment determines the inclusion of companies in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.

For his part, Caixabank It is also listed, for the twelfth consecutive year, among the best-rated banks in the world in terms of sustainability. The financial institution is the thirteenth most distinguished in sustainability in the world with 82 points, out of 200 banks invited to be part of the world DJSI. This result, in turn, implies a Eleven posts improved in relation to the same ranking in the previous year It positions Caixabank as the only Spanish bank that improves its scores in this new version. At the same time, S & P Global places CaixaBank in the DGSI Europe index as the second most sustainable financial institution in Europe out of 40 candidates.

Among the three areas evaluated by the analyst: economic, environmental and social, the entity received a very significant increase in the environmental aspect, with an increase of a five-point score compared to the previous year, due to the positive assessment obtained by the bank’s decarbonization strategy. He received the maximum score (100 points) in the areas of transparency and ReportingBusiness ethics, information processing, cyber security and human capital development.

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