In the face of great societal and environmental challenges, Crédit Agricole is committed to supporting all its customers in the societal transitions, at the heart of their everyday lives and at the heart of the real economy of the regions.
To achieve this, on 1 December 2021 we announced 10 societal commitments at Group level, with three priorities:
#1 – Achieving carbon neutrality by 2050:
#2 – Advising and supporting 100% of our customers in their energy transition:
#3 – Including non-financial performance criteria in 100% of the analysis of our financing for corporates and farmers.
#4 – Offering solutions to promote social and digital inclusion, and adapting to economic and societal changes:
#5 – Helping to reinvigorate the weakest regions and reduce social inequalities by promoting employment, solidarity, access to essential goods and services and to digital technologies.
#6 – Promoting the integration of young people through employment and training:
#7 – Amplifying gender equality and diversity in all Crédit Agricole entities, as well as within its governance.
#8 – Supporting the evolution of technologies towards a competitive and sustainable agri-food system by launching a Private Equity and pan-European debt fund, with a target of €1 billion.
#9 – Enabling French agriculture to contribute fully to the fight against climate change. From 2022 onwards, the Group will:
#10 – Contribute to strengthening food sovereignty: