The Intesa Sanpaolo Group is the leading provider of financial products and services to both households and businesses in Italy. This includes banking intermediation (a 15% market share in customer loans and deposits), life premiums (20%), asset management (22%), pension funds (22%), and factoring (30%).
The Group also has strategic operations in central and eastern Europe and in middle eastern and north African countries. It is among the top players in several countries with 8.2 million customers and a network of approximately 1,300 branches. Through its local subsidiary banks, the Intesa Sanpaolo Group ranks first in Serbia, second in Croatia and Slovakia, fourth in Albania, fifth in Egypt, seventh in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia and Hungary.
CE companies engagement: through the connections within the of “CE100” platform within by Ellen Mac Arthur Foundation, Intesa Sanpaolo is actively engaging other members in order to: a) support their own specific CE initiatives, b) expand their networks through a dedicated matchmaking mechanism and identifying possible opportunities to be jointly developed.
Start-ups: the “Start-up Initiative” integrates Intesa Sanpaolo's circular economy thinking into an existing programme so as to identify and nurture start-up companies.
Thought leadership: The bio-economy has been identified as an important sector in Italy and for the circular economy with significant opportunities for the bank and its customers. Intesa Sanpaolo has been working in the bio-economy since 2013, when it published its first report to the industry. With initiatives such as this the bank aims to attract new clients in this emerging sector.
At European level Intesa Sanpaolo is working with the relevant partners to support corporate and retail customers' financial needs in the short and long term
Circular cities: Intesa Sanpaolo aims to boost CE businesses promoting CE public procurement policies in Public Administration.
Governments: to be recognised as a partner of reference for the launch of circular economy's transition programs within the public arena (national and local governments)
Education: through a proactive cooperation with education providers at all levels, Intesa Sanpaolo aims to be a catalyst for a collective action to rethink and redefine the global economy.