The UniCredit Group is the result of the merger of nine of Italy's largest banks and the subsequent combination with the German HVB Group and the Italian Capitalia Group. It is now a banking group based in Milan that also includes amongst others Bank Austria and Hypovereinsbank.
UniCredit is a major international financial institution operating in 22 European countries as well as representative offices in 27
other markets, with over 40 million clients and more than 10,200
branches. In the CEE region, UniCredit operates the largest international
banking network with over 4,000 branches and outlets, where around
78,000 employees serve more than 28 million customers. Azerbaijan,
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic,
Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Poland,
Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey and Ukraine.
listed on Borsa Italia, Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Warsaw Stock Exchange
Early in 2010, BankTrack reviewed the publicly available sector and issue policies of UniCredit to assess how these policies dealt with social and environmental issues and met international best practice for a particular sector or issue. Go here for the report.