«We live in an astonishing world of hitherto unimaginable scientific and technological progress. However, it is essential to understand that the advancement of technologies and operations of the largest global companies affect various social groups and the environment in general — and not always positively. Fair evaluation and management of such impact is what tasks now socially responsible businesses.
At the same time, today's challenges, such as global crises, anthropogenic climate change, growing social tension and, of course, consequences of the Covid-2019 pandemic, reshape substantially modern companies' operations and require immediate responses, in particular from financial institutions.
As a systemically important bank, we understand our significant impact on the Russian economy and society, and continue to adopt best global practices of socially and environmentally responsible business.»