Garanti Bank qualified for yet another global sustainability index.
FTSE, an independent organization jointly owned by London Stock Exchange and Financial Times, measures companies’ environmental, social and governance performance by FTSE4GOOD. Garanti Bank achieved another significant success by qualifying for the “FTSE4GOOD Emerging Index” the year of its launch. FTSE4GOOD is recognized as one o the important indices to be looked into by the investors who want to make responsible investments. Companies are included in the index after being assessed in ethics, governance, financing, environmental and social performance, risk management, climate change mitigation, transparency, supply change, human and employee rights, etc.
Commenting on the matter, Garanti Bank’s Executive Vice President Ebru Dildar Edin said: “We are proud to be included in the FTSE4GOOD Emerging Index consisting of 457 companies from 23 countries in its first year with our environmental, social and governance practices approved by world standards. Sustainability is an essential part of Garanti’s corporate culture and business model. We continue our work to create long term value for all our stakeholders.”
Being included in the BIST Sustainability Index since its launch in 2014, Garanti continues to be the only company from Turkey to qualify for the Dow Jones Sustainability Index that is used as a global sustainability indicator.