Celebrating a special relationship
Antonio Fallico, chairman of Banca Intesa in Russia, tells Giulia Rhodes how the country in which he has now spent more than 40 years is full of exciting and diverse possibilities for investors
The Balkans: a prosperous meeting of East and West
Intesa Sanpaolo sees the potential for economic growth in the region – as long as historical conflicts do not flare up again, says Robert Galbraith
Sitting pretty: Italy’s furniture industry
It’s said that good design is written into Italian DNA. Artisan traditions, innovation and global ambitions have given it a seat at the top table
Art on tour
Six stunning vedute from Intesa Sanpaolo’s collection – including a Canaletto – are on show in Zagreb and Belgrade. It’s all to help promote cultural relations. “Intesa Sanpaolo operates in countries rich in culture and heritage and believes that cultural activities are a way to foster friendship across communities” – Gian Maria Gros-Pietro, Chairman of […]
Mimmo Rotella: the poster boy of Italian Pop art
Ripping posters from city walls, Mimmo Rotella created a new form of art. It’s now highly valuable
The Italian bank muscling in on big deals
Intesa Sanpaolo’s Corporate and Investment Banking division is organised by key industries. It has proved to be a winning formula
Opportunities beckon in the sixth global economy
As the economies of South-East Asia develop apace, opportunities for companies to participate in the region’s development are growing. Gianluca Cugno, head of Intesa Sanpaolo’s International Department – its global corporate network – explains how the bank is ready to help them
Art can paint a picture of how the world sees your business
Italian bank Intesa Sanpaolo is determined to share its extensive collection of masterpieces with the communities where it works.
Welcome to 10-second 24/7 European payments
As Intesa Sanpaolo connects to an innovative, real-time cross-border payment system, Stefano Favale, head of global transaction banking, explains how transactions remain at the heart of the bank’s business.
The plastic ocean: how to profit and help fish
The switch to a circular economy – based on reuse and regeneration – can’t come fast enough for forward-looking business leaders.
FIRST TWICE. INTESA SANPAOLO NAMED ONCE AGAIN “BANK OF THE YEAR IN ITALY”, AT THE BANKER AWARDS 2017
The FT Group’s THE BANKER magazine has awarded INTESA SANPAOLO as the “Bank of the Year in Italy” for the second year running. MD and CEO, Carlo Messina, thanked everyone at Intesa Sanpaolo for their contribution in achieving this coveted prize, considered to be the ‘standard for banking excellence’.
The award takes into consideration many criteria: among these, the business model based on capital strength and a mix of high-quality revenue proving Intesa Sanpaolo to be resilient and effective in responding to the challenges of changing market conditions. The Group has been also named “Bank of the Year in Serbia” with its subsidiary Banca Intesa Beograd, and “Bank of the Year in Croatia” with the subsidiary PBZ.
INTESA SANPAOLO TAKES 10 FASHION-TECH STARTUPS TO THE NEW YORK CATWALK TO SHOWCASE THEIR TALENT
Intesa Sanpaolo confirms its role as a springboard for up and coming success stories with two recent initiatives in New York dedicated to the world of Fashion Tech. During the Decoded Fashion New York Summit 2017, three Italian start-ups partnered by Intesa Sanpaolo were selected to take part in the event and showcase alongside the most innovative international companies in the fashion and luxury goods sectors. The Bank also promoted in New York City the Intesa Sanpaolo StartUp Initiative FashionTech Showcase, held in its local Hub branch, which saw the participation of seven start-ups, of which three from Italy.
INTESA SANPAOLO WINNER BAI GLOBAL INNOVATION 2017
Intesa Sanpaolo won the 2017 BAI Global Innovation Award for the Innovation in Human Capital category with TimeRepublik, a sharing economy project created for the Group’s employees.
The prize was awarded for the Bank’s ability to leverage on exponential trends such as the sharing economy, and alternative currencies such as time, creating a new concept of company community. The project was conceived by Intesa Sanpaolo’s Innovation Center, which scouted for the TimeRepublik startup, and was created together with the Intesa Sanpaolo Employees’ Association.