The following is a list of case studies from ESBG members on the implementation of this Charter principle. The case studies are listed by country in alphabetical order.
French Savings Banks Labor Relations
Highlights of 2016 included the signing of an agreement on working conditions for the Caisses d’Epargne network.
Savings Banks Finance Group: Give and Take: The S-Mentoring Programme
Women in top management positions are a rare occurrence in German businesses. In order to overcome this issue, the German Savings Banks Finance Group launched an initiative to promote women in executive positions. The nationwide S-Mentoring programme is part of the initiative, which aims to open more top jobs to women.
The Norwegian Savings Banks Association – Responsible Employers
A vast majority of the institutions in the Norwegian finance industry are members of the Employers’ Association of the Norwegian financial sector.
Montepio: Human Resource Management
MONTEPIO, founded in 1840, is a Portuguese mutual association known for its recognized solid brand, for its historical foothold on mortgage and credit to real estate developers, as well as for its promotion of social well-being and values. MONTEPIO promotes responsible employer behavior.
Bankia: Corporate Governance Improvements
Bankia has adopted a number of measures to improve its corporate governance, amongst which the creation of an Independent Coordinating Counselor Position and the release of a new Code of Ethics and Conduct.
Swedbank updates its client data protection policies
As of September 2015 Swedbank has a new document come into effect, entitled "PRINCIPLES OF PROCESSING CLIENT DATA IN THE ESTONIAN COMPANIES OF SWEDBANK".