Our newest member is UniCredit Bank Zrt founded in 1990, represented by Balázs Tóth, with an almost HUF 25 billion sales revenue with 1,740 employees for 2019. UniCredit Bank Zrt. has a key role in the Hungarian banking sector, from private and corporate loans and factoring to large development projects implemented with EU subsidies; it serves its customers with a wide range of services, from account management, bank deposits to asset management and investment banking services.
UniCredit Bank’s environmental responsibility toolkit will be implemented within the framework of the new ESG targets announced in the fourth quarter of 2019; in addition to its own operational commitments, UniCredit is also developing a partnership for the transition to a low-carbon economy. In the framework of the PACTA project developed following the Paris Convention, international banks are developing a methodology for valuing their lending portfolios.
UniCredit Bank is committed to increase its loan portfolio to renewable energy actors by 25% and aims to be among the top five issuers of EMA combined green bonds and ESG loans by 2023. It has phased out the use of plastic water bottles in its office buildings and branch network and has committed to completely abolish disposable plastics by 2023.
Significantly reduces paper usage by redesigning and digitizing internal and customer processes. It continuously reduces the energy consumption in their office network and buildings. They have introduced an e-car sharing service, which can be used at a discount for colleagues.
They also place great emphasis on shaping their internal attitudes through events, lectures, and educational campaigns. They build close relationships with their clients, investors and the wider community through the Social Impact Banking program, which is their commitment to building a more inclusive and equitable society.
The purpose of their membership is to think together, share and disseminate good practices and transfer knowledge, for which UniCredit Bank offers its own experience and commitment, especially within the social field of ESG.