Corporate social responsibility: La Banque Postale ranked number one bank in France and third in the world by Sustainalytics

La Banque Postale was ranked first among French banking institutions by Sustainalytics, a benchmark in ESG analysis.

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Sustainalytics, a global benchmark in environmental, social and governance (ESG) analysis, recently published its updated assessment of La Banque Postale. Awarding it a score of 9.9/100 (0 being the best score), the agency rated La Banque Postale as the number one bank in France and third worldwide out of 329 evaluated banks in the "diversified banks" segment.

This rating, which establishes La Banque Postale's ESG risk profile, evaluates La Banque Postale's actions and results in various areas representing key ESG issues for financial institutions:

  • Confidentiality of cybersecurity data,
  • Business ethics (anti-money laundering, whistleblower programme, anti-corruption programme, fiscal transparency, etc.),
  • Responsible products and services (banking accessibility, responsible sales practices, etc.),
  • Incorporating ESG criteria in financing and investment activities (green offers, social offers, ESG integration when developing offers, SRI offer, etc.),
  • Human capital (social agreements, anti-discrimination policies, employee training, growth prospects, etc.).

Commitments by La Banque Postale to initiatives like the Science Based Targets initiative, the Net Zero Banking Alliance, the Principles for Responsible Banking, and the Equator Principles are also taken into consideration.

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