Combating climate change is a commitment of environmental sustainability defined in the Code of Ethics. The Rules for the environmental and energy policy and the subsequent specific policies set standards and behaviours in order to pay attention to climate change. The scope of application is related both to the direct impacts on the environment - deriving from Bank's operations - for which a certified Environmental Management System has been implemented and the positions of Energy Manager and Mobility Manager have been established - and to the indirect impacts of our customers and suppliers.
With reference to the Energy Manager, the Italian law n.10 of 09/01/2001 envisages that the companies that consume more than 1,000 tons of oil equivalent (toe) per year (roughly, in the service sector, companies with more than 500 employees) have to appoint a Responsible for the conservation and rational use of energy (Energy Manager) and to provide an annual reporting of the consumption to be sent to the Ministry of Economic Development through the FIRE (Italian federation for the rational use of energy) IT platform.
The Group's companies, which in 2016 reported a consumption of more than 1,000 tep and provided for the appointment of the Energy Manager are:
Intesa Sanpaolo Group Services
Banco di Napoli
Cassa di Risparmio del Veneto
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Intesa Sanpaolo actively participates in several working groups and associations active on environmental issues:
Constant monitoring of energy markets, the definition of best practices for energy efficiency and environmental impact assessment have become, over time, an essential tool to ensure the continuity and sustainability of banking services. For this reason, ABI Lab has decided to group all the activities related to energy issues within ABI Energia, Energy and Environment Competence Center for the Bank, where Intesa Sanpaolo participates in various working groups.
Intesa Sanpaolo is also a member of FIRE, the Italian federation representing all the Energy Managers and companies that apply energy efficiency measures.
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