YES BANK LIMITED
India’s fourth largest private sector bank, is an outcome of the
professional entrepreneurship of its founder, Mr. Rana Kapoor
and the Bank’s highly competent management team, to establish a
high quality, customer centric, service driven, private Indian
bank catering to the “future businesses of India”.
YES BANK has striven to be part of India’s growth story and has adapted a strategic approach to sustainability driven by its responsible banking philosophy which has produced credible and tangible results for the Bank and the wider stakeholder community.
With over 430 branches in over 275 locations, the Bank’s vision is to Build the BEST QUALITY BANK OF THE WORLD IN INDIA by 2015 and evolve as the Professionals’ Bank in India.
YES BANK has well defined processes and specific business units that implement its sustainability policies and priorities. The Bank’s Sustainability Strategy has five key parameters:
Integrating ESG parameters into lending decisions/project financing
Innovating products and business solutions that directly address environmental/ social concerns
Proactively directing investment toward projects that have positive social and environmental outcomes
Instituting Sustainability Management Frameworks
Training and diversifying human resource skills base to include social and environmental practitioners
Responsible Banking philosophy has two components – Thought and
Action. The Thought function focuses on sustainability research
and thought leadership, sustainability advisory and training,
triple bottom line accounting and reporting and community
Responsible Banking in Action includes business units that specialize in key business areas of the Bank with a positive socio-environmental impact. These include Agribusiness and Rural Banking, Microfinance and Affordable Housing Group, Inclusive and Social banking and Sustainable Investment Banking.
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