Reducing the Direct Environmental and Social Footprint of a Bank

Course Info

  • Estimated duration: 45 minutes
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Course Overview

This course will help participants to get their own operations in order first, by reducing their environmental and social footprint (including climate change contribution) related to bank buildings, staff, and suppliers.

About This Course

Getting your own operations in order first: Evaluation of the environmental and social footprint related to bank buildings, staff, and suppliers. This course defines the different aspects of environmental and social footprints that a financial institution may create through its operations. It identifies footprint issues related to office buildings (in particular energy, including related CO2 emissions, water, waste) and provides suggestions on how to manage them. Various social impacts are also examined, in particular those related to a range of labour practices related to staff, subcontracted staff and the supply chain. Finally, a series of relevant key performance indicators and CSR measures are suggested.

Target Group

E&S managers of financial institutions and Private Equity Funds, CSR manager

  • Introduction to E&S footprints in banks
  • Footprint of office buildings
  • Social footprint of your own staff
  • Footprint issues of the supply chain
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • How to go ahead
  • Quiz
  • Certificate of attendance


Stakeholder Engagement

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