Supported Initiatives

For many years, Garanti BBVA has been participating in local and international platforms, which allowed for widespread, high level engagement with the business community, governments, policymakers, and numerous national and international organizations. In this sense, Garanti BBVA is part of 48 working groups including the UN Net-Zero Banking Alliance (NZBA), United Nations Working Group of Principles for Responsible Banking, Global Compact Network Türkiye, the Turkish Business Council for Sustainable Development (BCSD Türkiye), and the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TUSIAD) Environment and Climate Change Working Group, and actively participates in or chairs 29 initiatives in total that include numerous platforms. The Bank provided investment support worth TL 43.6 million in 2021 to Community Investment Programs addressing Reduced Inequalities and Supporting Entrepreneurship, Offering Opportunities to Everyone through Education, Supporting Research and Cultural Activities.

Initiative / Organization Participation Year
Net Zero Banking Alliance 2021
Impact Investing Association 2021
Business Plastics Initiative 2019
UNEP FI Working Group on Principles of Responsible Banking 2018
30% Club Turkey 2017
Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures 2017
Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC) 2017
YASED – International Investors Association 2017
Target Gender Equality 2017
Business Against Domestic Violence 2017
UNGC 2017
Paris Pledge for Action 2016
Science-Based Target 2016
‘HeforShe’ 2015
Caring for Climate (C4C) 2015
Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition 2015
CDP Water Programı 2015
Integrated Reporting Turkey Network 2015
Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) 2014
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) 2013
WWF Green Office 2013
International Integrated Reporting Council Business Network (IIRC) 2013
UN Global Compact (UNGC) 2012
WBSCD Turkey (SKD) 2012
HP Planet Partners Program 2012
Equal Opportunity Model (FEM) 2012
UN Environment Program – Finance Initiative (UNEP – FI) 2011
CDP Climate Change Program 2010

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