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Erste Group Bank

Erste Group Bank AG was founded in 1819 as the first Austrian savings bank. It has 44,773 employees, 15.7 million clients in 2,044 branches in seven countries. Erste Group is a financial services provider in Central and Eastern Europe. The bank’s core activities also include advisory services and support for its corporate customers with regard to financing, investment, hedging activities and access to international capital markets. Public sector funding includes providing finance for infrastructure projects and acquiring sovereign bonds issued in the region. Erste Group also operates in the interbank market.

Ranking position
#186 /395
Total score
12.3 /100
Banks #95
Measurement area Score Rank (0-395)

Governance and strategy

4.3 /40 #214

Respecting planetary boundaries

2.5 /30 #164

Adhering to societal conventions

5.5 /30 #112

Leading practices

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More about the company

Results 2021
Net income: EUR 2.4 billion; Total assets: EUR 307 billion
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This financial institution is part of the SDG2000, the 2,000 most influential companies

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