Credins Bank of Albania joins the UN Global Compact
03 November 2021
- UN Global Compact provides strategic direction and support to enable organizations and businesses alike to achieve their sustainability objectives.
Credins Bank Albania recently joined the UN Global Compact – pledging to implement principles of sustainable development into their business practices. The Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in Albania supported the bank during the preparatory pre-application process
The UN Global Compact is the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, with over 12,000+ member Organizations, of which over 8,000 are businesses, 4,000 nonprofits from around the world.
It provides strategic direction and support to enable organizations and businesses alike to achieve their sustainability objectives. Participant entities benefit from experiences and best practices of all member corporations from 160 different countries around the world.
Nine entities from Albania are now part of the UN Global Compact including four entities from the banking sector with Intesa San Paolo Bank Albania, Banka Kombetare Tregtare and Risk Averse Business Advisors being the other three.
Membership to the UN Global Compact brings positive developments for the whole society and helps advance the sustainable development journey for all.
Credins Bank reports that it has been operating in Albania for 19 years, offering banking products and services to over 350,000 bank customers through its 57 branches and agencies and 1,000 employees.
UN in Albania supports all Albanian businesses to make the most of the UN resources for their sustainable development initiatives. Recently, in cooperation with International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Albania we have published a useful SDG Toolkit for Business to share knowledge with our business stakeholders in Albania and provide direction on how to embrace the SDGs.