Piraeus Bank is ranked among the leading companies in the world that have distinguished themselves internationally for the management of climate change and their activity in the field of Sustainable Development, which evaluates companies based on the way they manage the impact of their activities in the environment and especially in the climate.
CDP rated more than 5,800 companies from around the world and ranked Piraeus Bank in the top rating, making it the only Greek company among the 270 companies with a “Leadership A” rating.
Among the criteria that were highly evaluated and made Piraeus Bank one of the leading companies in the world, is the integrated approach it applies to the integration of the risks and opportunities arising from climate change into the core of its business, aiming to move to a low carbon economy.
On the occasion of this distinction, the CEO of Piraeus Bank Group Mr. Christos Megalou, said: “Climate change is a challenge for governments, businesses, the banking sector and society as a whole. Climate risk recognition and management is a priority of our Bank in the context of the harmonization of our activities with the Global Principles of Responsible Banking, which we have adopted, in order to actively support the course of the Greek economy towards Sustainable Development. “.
The CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) is the non-profit organization that manages the global environmental information system and addresses investors, companies, cities, states, and regions to manage the impact of their activities on the environment. The CDP ranks among the top two sustainable development rating agencies worldwide in terms of its importance. In 2020, 515 investors with total assets of € 106 trillion. asked organizations to present on the CDP platform what they do for the climate and the environment.