Supported Initiatives

Garanti Bank adopts various reporting initiatives and works in cooperation with a number of organizations with the aim of improving the reporting of the environmental and the social impacts of its activities, and to promote communication with other stakeholders.

In 2017, Garanti contributed 635 thousand TL to the efforts aimed at raising awareness and know-how transfer to a variety of stakeholders including public bodies, policy makers, private companies, universities and NGOs for sustainable development. 63% of this amount was contributed to lobbying activities for climate change, 26% was contributed to lobbying activities for sustainable finance.

Initiative / Organization

Participation Year

UNEP FI Banking Principles Core Group

2018

CPLC Steering Committee

2018

30% Club Turkey

2017

Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures

2017

Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC)

2017

TurkishWIN

2017

YASED – International Investors Association

2017

TUSIAD Environment and Climate Change Working Group

2016

Paris Pledge for Action

2016

Science-Based Target

2016

Caring for Climate (C4C)

2015

UNGC Business Leadership Criteria on Carbon Pricing

2015

‘HeforShe’

2015

CDP Water Program

2015

Professional Women's Network (PWN)

2015

Integrated Reporting Business Network

2015

Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs)

2014

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

2013

WWF Green Office

2013

Turkish Green Building Council (ÇEDBİK)

2013

International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) - Pilot Program

2013

The United Nations Global Compact

2012

The Business Council for Sustainable Development Turkey (SKD)

2012

HP Planet Partners Program

2012

Equal Opportunity Model (FEM)

2012

UN Principles on Responsible Investment (UN PRI)

2011

The United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP  FI)

2011

CDP Climate Change Program

2010

The Banks Association of Turkey

1958