We are proud to announce that our colleague Inès Kharroubi has obtained her GRI certification. The GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) provides the most widely used reporting standards in the world. As such, Inès is formally qualified to assist our ESG teams in complying with the GRI G4 guidelines, ensuring accurate and transparent sustainable development reports.
The partnership represents a deep dive into innovative financial technology (FinTech) in a way that no other bank in Luxembourg has committed to at this time.
“Spuerkeess contributes to practical research and invests in a technology that is redefining the world of finance. We do so, by studying and experimenting with practical use cases for our Bank and the Financial Centre," states Françoise Thoma, Chief Executive Officer of Spuerkeess.
Principles for responsible banking: 3 years already! As a member of this global community, we are leading the way in integrating sustainability into all our banking activities to ensure a positive contribution for people and the planet. Today marks the third anniversary of these principles and we are proud to have been part of the initiative from the start. Our efforts demonstrate our commitment to our responsible banking strategy and practices, in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Agreement. Join us in celebrating this important occasion and watch the video of our CEO Françoise Thoma and our Head of Sustainability Rodolphe Belli, who talk about our actions.
Spuerkeess is the first Luxembourg bank to join the Net-Zero Banking Alliance (NZBA) of the United Nations Environment Program Finance Initiative ( UNEP-FI). The common goal of the banking alliance is to to align loan and investment portfolios to reach net zero emissions by 2050 or earlier.