Securing a sustainable future
Intesa Sanpaolo is widely recognised as one of the most sustainable companies in the world. Elena Flor, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, tells Sophy Buckley what it has been doing to achieve such status
Crafting the future through preserving Egypt’s traditional skills
An innovative programme from ALEXBANK is helping Egypt’s skilled craftsmen preserve their heritage and boost the economy
Plastic sea: how to help fish and make a profit
Building a new relationship between bank and community
At a time when the state is retreating from providing services such as elderly care, not-for-profit organisations are stepping in to fill the gap. Giulia Rhodes hears from the chief executive of Banca Prossima how the bank is meeting the unique needs of the third sector.
The circular economy: lessons from a round-the-world record breaker
With the world’s resources under pressure, the global economy needs an urgent change of focus. Giulia Rhodes hears why Intesa Sanpaolo, partner in the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, is committed to a circular economy.
The green shoots of a natural economic revolution
The natural bounty of Italy’s land and sea is increasingly being used for innovative means. Giulia Rhodes meets the author of Intesa Sanpaolo’s major new report on Europe’s flourishing bioeconomy.
Intesa’s Turin tower is named one of the 10 most environmentally friendly new buildings in the world
Numerous technologies reduce the 38-storey tower’s carbon footprint. Moreover, it is a public amenity as well as the bank’s offices, says Giulia Rhodes.