Embedding sustainability in all that we do is one of the five strategic imperatives of UniCredit Unlocked.

This plan builds on our strong foundations to unlock the potential of our Group, paving the way for the future of our Bank and of all our stakeholders, while ensuring that we always lead by example and fulfil our Purpose of empowering communities to progress.

Our ESG Strategy is built on strong fundamentals and interconnected elements to deliver value:

1. ESG principles, representing our important milestones woven through UniCredit Unlocked



2. Leading by example, striving to set high standards for ourselves and also from those we do business with



3. Setting ambitious ESG goals to support a just and fair transition for our clients



4. Equipping ourselves with tools to assist clients and communities in navigating the environmental and social transition through strategic sustainable actions 



5. Embracing and investing the resources needed to deliver and reach our ESG targets and long-term commitments, through a strong Governance Model, embracing our Culture and delivering quality Monitoring, Reporting and Disclosure. 



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ESG Strategy Diagram

UniCredit’s ESG Strategy is embodied in the Group ESG Roadmap which is our operative tool to work on ESG priorities across the organisation and ensures a common direction, with several workstreams reflecting the key elements described above.

ESG ratings and indices

With the support of the Group ESG team, the Group Investor Relations team proactively and reactively interacts with the ESG rating agencies with the aim of communicating and monitoring the Group sustainability strategy, and to improving our positioning and disclosure. Our sustainability performance is reflected in the key external ratings. 


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ESG Sustainability Policies and Ratings - UniCredit (unicreditgroup.eu)


International and institutional initiatives

To strengthen and demonstrate our ESG commitments, we have chosen to adhere to significant international and institutional sustainability initiatives that have been established over many years.


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