This section provides detailed information about sustainability-related developments in Yapı Kredi.
United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI)
In order to strengthen its commitment towards sustainable development, Yapı Kredi joined the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) by signing the Environment and Sustainable Development Statement. As being a global joint effort, UNEP FI plays a key role in the development of policies and tools that are designed to enable the finance sector manage its environmental and social risks.
United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles (UN WEPs)
The Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) is the leading global platform for empowering women to participate fully in economic life. Established in 2010 as a partnership initiative by the UN Global Compact (UNGC) and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), the WEPs platform provides a set of considerations to help the private sector focus on key elements integral to promoting gender equality in the workplace, marketplace and community. Yapı Kredi joined the platform in December 2016.