A Rabbit Warren of Brazilian Banking CSR

December 6, 2010

Come Into The Rabbits Hole trim A Rabbit Warren of Brazilian Banking CSRManagement & Excellence is what I can only describe as an intriguing and unique company.  Their website describes them as:

a research and rating company in the areas of ethics, sustainability, corporate governance, transparency and corporate social responsibility (CSR) specialized in Latin America, Spain and the oil industry worldwide

The company recently released the results of their 2010 “Most Sustainable Latin Bank” survey (PDF).   And the winner is (for the SIXTH year running!) Itaú-Unibanco.

This is no surprise.  Itaú-Unibanco is the largest Brazilian bank and one of the top 500 companies in the world, maintaining a presence not just in Latin American but also the US, Japan, Hong Kong, the UK and the UAE.  It’s no Merrill Lynch, but neither is it a small town squib.

But how can you examine its exceptional sustainability record online?  Only through digging, it would appear. Read more

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