Santander Bank Polska wants to be an active participant in the changing world, support its transformation into a more sustainable and low-carbon one by engaging in green, pro-social investments or by abandoning the financing of new energy blocks based on coal and new coal mines.
In 2019, Santander Bank Polska granted the first ESG-linked (Environmental, Social and Governance) funding in Poland, based on the assessment of the borrower’s involvement in the area of sustainable development and responsible business. We played the role of a coordinator, agent and ESG agent in this transaction. In addition, he participated as a joint bookrunner in the issue of 10-year and 30-year green bonds of the Ministry of Finance worth EUR 2 billion, in addition, he provided clients with financial support under the program supporting the improvement of energy efficiency of buildings and leasing contracts related to investments in energy-saving assets.
The bank is involved in the implementation of environmentally friendly solutions, not only in its external environment, but also inside the organization. He began the transition to green energy and announced that he would not provide financial support for the construction of new coal power plants.