Turin/Milan, 24 September 2021 - Intesa Sanpaolo is the number-one bank in Europe, six bank in the world and the only Italian bank among the 100 most inclusive and diversity-conscious workplaces according to the Diversity and Inclusion Index by Refinitiv, the international index that assesses 11,000 listed companies globally.
The Group was ranked 50th, 26 places higher than in 2020. The analysis is based exclusively on public data – financial statements, financial reports, press releases, websites – using 24 parameters that fall into four key categories: gender diversity, inclusion, people development and controversies. Refinitiv, a London Stock Exchange Group company, is one of the world's leading providers of financial research and data.
The ranking is the result of the Bank's activities in terms of Diversity & Inclusion. An ad hoc office set up in 2018 reporting directly to Chief Operating Officer Paola Angeletti is tasked with fostering a culture of inclusion, encouraging respect for and promoting the value of diversity by enhancing the multicultural heritage, experiences and characteristics of the Group's people.
*Ranked 50th among 11,000 listed companies analysed on 24 parameters.
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Intesa Sanpaolo is the leading Bank in Italy and one of the soundest and most profitable banks in Europe. It offers commercial, corporate investment banking, asset management and insurance services. The Intesa Sanpaolo Group has approximately 13.5 million customers in Italy who are assisted through both digital and traditional channels and 7.1 million customers abroad with subsidiaries operating in commercial banking in 12 countries in Central Eastern Europe and Middle Eastern and North African areas and an international network of specialists in support of corporate customers across 25 countries. Intesa Sanpaolo is recognized as one of the most sustainable banks in the world. For the Group, creating value means being a driver for growth, for the benefit of both society and the economy. As regards the environment, the Group has set up a 6-billion-euro fund for the circular economy. Intesa Sanpaolo supports major economic inclusion and poverty reduction
projects, including an impact fund of 1.5 billion euro for loans available to social groups who struggle to access credit. Intesa Sanpaolo has a high level of involvement in cultural initiatives, organised by the Bank or in collaboration with other entities in Italy and further afield. These include permanent and temporary exhibitions showcasing the Bank’s impressive artistic heritage at the Gallerie d’Italia, the Group’s museums located in Milan, Naples, Vicenza and soon Turin.
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