Banco Espirito Santo provides commercial and investment banking services like project financing, advice on corporate restructuring, mutual funds, government debt securities, foreign exchange, insurance, as well as commercial, consumer and mortgage loans, credit and debit cards1.
1. The 5th largest funder of global investment projects in renewable energy1.
2. Offers customers 60 different funds with ecological, social and ethical conscoiusness considerations2.
3. "Rational Consumption campaign" - "dematerializing" or "reducing" paper and electricity needs; e.g, Design for the layout of new offices consider how desks are positioned relative to light sources in order to reduce the amount of electricity consumed and using more electronic forms of communication than paper.
1. Signatory of the Equator Principles, first Portugese company to join the Business and Biodiversity Declaration, which is developing a "novel strategy" in the financial sector in the conservation of biodiversity; i.e., environmental education and awareness programs for the conservation of wetlands1, 2..2. Core sustainability message is "The financial sector as a catalyst for sustainability has a key role in building a sustainable future and our aim is to participate in an ever deeper and more proactive in the development of the country, helping to build a future based on a logic of sustainability with the participation of all our stakeholders"3.
3. CSR report4.
Straight forward, easy to read and understand highlights of SRI and Sustainability focus and initiatives.