Having continued to apply corporate governance principles to all its activities and decision making mechanisms, Halkbank is listed in the Borsa Istanbul Sustainability Index; where corporate sustainability performance is assessed as high level.
FTSE, an independent organization jointly owned by London Stock Exchange and Financial Times, measures companies’ environmental, social and governance performance by FTSE4Good. Halkbank achieved a significant success in 2017 by listed in “FTSE4Good Emerging Index”. FTSE4Good is recognized as one of the important indices for investors who want to make responsible investments. Companies are included in the index after being assessed in sustainable financing, environmental, social and governance performance, climate change mitigation, human and employee rights, etc.
Supporting financial services with environmental and social projects, Halkbank continues its operations considering the Sustainability, Environment and Energy Policies.
Low Carbon Hero Award
In the ceremony organized by Sustainable Production and Consumption Association (SPCA) at the 4th Istanbul Carbon Summit organized by the Istanbul Technical University and hosted by the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), Halkbank received the 2017 Low Carbon Hero Award with its project named “Let’s Spare Energy for the Future”.