Sustainability at Yapı Kredi

Yapı Kredi addresses sustainability in an integrated manner, considering all economic, social and environmental aspects. To serve that end, Yapı Kredi adopts a business model that offers long-term benefit. While determining its business strategy, Yapı Kredi acts with an awareness to create value for its customers, shareholders, employees and all stakeholders.

In line with its responsible banking approach, Yapı Kredi carries out sustainability projects based on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Yapı Kredi categorizes its environmental and social impacts as direct and indirect, and operates with a transparent, responsible and accountable corporate governance approach.

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Sustainability Governance at Yapı Kredi

Yapı Kredi Sustainability Committee is the authority responsible for establishing the sustainability strategies and policies of Yapı Kredi, integrating sustainability into the corporate strategy and monitoring sustainability performance. The Committee, which also includes various business units and a Board Member, is co-chaired by the Board Member and Corporate Communications Management. Meeting twice a year to monitor the developments and carry out the approval processes in sustainability, the Sustainability Committee reports to the Executive Committee and to the Board of Directors annually.

The Sustainability Unit working under Corporate Communications Management is responsible for ensuring the coordination within the Bank to implement sustainability strategies and policies of Yapı Kredi, monitoring the Bank's sustainability goal progress and performance, performing data consolidation in sustainability and handling communications with regards to sustainability issues. The Sustainability Unit directly reports the sustainability progress and performance to the Sustainability Committee and shares the current developments in sustainability with the Committee.

The performance results captured in the SMS are reviewed annually by the Sustainability Committee and shared transparently with all stakeholders in Yapı Kredi's annual reports.

Reports on Yapı Kredi’s sustainability performance can be found here.

For ESG related topics please contact sustainability@yapikredi.com.tr

Chair Ahmet Çimenoğlu Board Member
Member Cahit Erdoğan Assistant General Manager - Commercial and SME Banking Management
Member Demir Karaaslan Assistant General Manager - Financial Planning and Administration
Member Kaan Şakul Assistant General Manager - Corporate Banking
Member Mehmet Erkan Akbulut Assistant General Manager - Credits (CLO)
Member Mehmet Erkan Özdemir Assistant General Manager - Compliance Internal Control and Risk Management
Member Özden Önaldı Human Resources, Organization and Internal Services Assistant General Manager
Member Serkan Ülgen Assistant General Manager - Retail Banking
Member Korkut Okay Banking Operations Executive Vice President
Member Kürşad Keteci Strategic Planning and Investor Relations Executive Vice President
Member Arda Öztaşkın Corporate Communications Vice President
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