Press release

CaixaBank, leading bank on Sustainable Finance in EMEA in 2023, according to the Refinitiv ranking

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• The bank has reached first place in the Refinitiv LSEG European ranking for the first time, as well as sixth place in the world ranking.

• Refinitiv LSEG has posted 120 financing transactions valued at US$18.74 billion.


CaixaBank was the leading bank for sustainable finance in the EMEA region in 2023, according to Refinitiv LSEG’s annual ranking. CaixaBank has reached first place in this ranking for the first time ever, with a total of 120 transactions valued at US$18.74 billion. In 2022, CaixaBank finished third in this European ranking, with 99 transactions valued at US$12.71 billion. In 2021, it ranked sixth, with 82 transactions amounting to US$11.06 billion.

The Refinitiv LSEG ranking is one of the most widely used benchmarks in sustainable finance, as it consolidates all green, social, and sustainable finance activities at a global level.

Sixth place in the world ranking

CaixaBank also finished the 2023 Refinitiv LSEG world ranking in sixth place, its best position ever, and is the only Spanish bank to appear in the top ten. To reach this position, Refinitiv LSEG has posted 126 financing transactions, reaching a total of US$19.19 billion.

CaixaBank, an international benchmark in sustainability

Sustainability is a pillar of CaixaBank’s 2022-24 Strategic Plan. The bank is committed to mobilising €64 billion in sustainable finance over the three-year period. By 30 September 2023, CaixaBank had already reached €43.27 billion, representing 67.6% of the target and positioning itself as an international benchmark in Sustainable Finance.

CaixaBank was recently recognised by Global Finance for its Outstanding Global Leadership in ESG-Related Loans in 2023 and its Outstanding Financial Leadership in Sustaining Communities in Western Europe in 2023, having also been recognised by Euromoney as the “Best Bank in Sustainability in Spain in 2023”. These awards recognise the bank's leadership in the field of financing under environmental, social, and good governance criteria and position CaixaBank as an international benchmark.