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Case study

Credit Agricole CIB uses sectoral and issue-based cartography of global financed emissions for developing CSR sector policies

The Bank decided in 2009 to base the development of its CSR sector policies on an assessment of the relevance to climate change issue. This implied to quantify the materiality of climate change considerations according to sectors and involvement of the Bank.
Key points
  • Collaboration with academics has helped develop the tool while ensuring that a sufficient level of understanding was internalized.
  • Achieving a comprehensive measuring of emissions has helped creating a consensus on priorities for the development of policies.
  • Collaboration with business lines in developing the policies has streamlined implementation of the policies.