12.12.2011 / SPECIAL REPORTS

A client-oriented sustainable development policy

In September 2011, Crédit Agricole group decided that its Sustainable Development mission should be a function of top management. Environmental and social challenges are central to the Group and all its subsidiaries.

At Crédit Agricole CIB, Head of Sustainable Development Eric Cochard reports to the Corporate Secretary. Since 2007, he has coordinated sustainable development activities in all business lines to serve clients.

In a series of interviews, the special report presents the Crédit Agricole CIB teams involved in carrying out these activities every day.
Samy Zouaoui (Structured Finance) explains how the Equator Principles are applied to project finance and highlights the Bank's commitment to this area.
Tanguy Claquin presents the Sustainable Banking team in Coverage & Investment Banking, which advises clients in transactions targeting positive social or environmental impacts.

"Our mission: to assist our clients with transactions aimed at both financial profitability and social or environmental impact"

Tanguy Claquin, Head of the Sustainable Banking team, explains this team’s specific role in serving clients.

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"Crédit Agricole CIB was the first French bank to adhere to the Equator Principles in 2003"

Samy Zouaoui, Head of the Equator Principles unit within the Structured Finance division, presents Crédit Agricole CIB's involvement in this area.

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Crédit Agricole CIB's sustainable contribution >>

Our commitment to a microcredit program in China

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