Corporate responsibility

Commitments

Commitments




  • United Nations Global Compact

CaixaBank supports the Global Compact and endeavors to spread its ten principles, based on human and labor rights, the environment and the fight against corruption.

Since 2012, CaixaBank holds the presidency of the Spanish Global Compact Network, extending its commitment to root and implement the principles among Spanish companies and institutions.

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  • ESBG | European Savings Banks Group

Entity representing the European savings banks. There are different committees in which the CaixaBank team participates.

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  • The Equator Principles

It is one of the signatories of the Equator Principles and is committed to considering and managing social and environmental risks in assessing and financing project finance transactions of more than US $10 million and project-related corporate loans where the total aggregate loan amount is at least US $ 100 million.

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  • UNEP FI

CaixaBank recently became a member of the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Iniciative, a global alliance spearheaded by the United Nations (UN) in partnership with financial institutions to promote best environmental practice and sustainability in all areas of finance internationally.

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UNEP

  • Principles of Responsible Banking

Define the role and the responsibilities of the financial sector to ensure a sustainable future.

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  • United Nations Principles of Responsible Investment –UNPRI

VidaCaixa, the company devoted to commercializing life insurance policies and the management of pension plans, integrated into CaixaBank, and CaixaBank Asset Management, its asset management company, adhere to these principles of socially responsible investment and have taken them as a guide to all their investments. 

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  • Carbon Disclosure Project

CaixaBank is a signatory of the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). The CDP is an independent not-for-profit organization working to drive greenhouse gas emissions reduction and sustainable water use by business and cities. As a signatory, and as a token of its commitment to respect and protect the environment, CaixaBank has committed to measure, disclose, manage and share environmental information.

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  • Global Steering Group For Impact Investment

Seeks to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda of the UNO through the promotion of impact investment.

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  • RE100

CaixaBank has joined RE100, a collaborative, global initiative of influential businesses committed to 100% renewable electricity, working to massively increase demand for renewable energy. Accordingly, it has set a public goal to procure 100% of its electricity from renewable sources of energy by 2018.

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ICMA

  •  International Capital Market Association

Principles that promote integrity in the green and social bonds market.

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European MicroFinance Network

  • European Microfinance Network

Promotes microfinance as a tool to fight social and financial exclusion in Europe through self-employment and the creation of microenterprises.

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  • Guidelines of the OECD for international companies

CaixaBank follows these guidelines, which promote sustainable and responsible business behavior. 

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UNWTO

  • UNWTO

CaixaBank is the first European bank to become an Affiliate Member of this international organisation, the United Nations body responsible for promoting responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism.