Recognizing that corporate governance must take into account the effects of commercial activity in society and the environment, CGD defines policies and commitments that aim to support the efforts of communities where it operates and contribute to the protection of the environment.
CGD plans to act in five key areas in order to pursue the goals of its commitment: Responsible banking, Promotion of the future, Environmental protection, Stakeholder engagement and Human asset management.
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Our Environmental Policy applies to all Caixa Geral de Depósitos, S.A. activities, products and services in Portugal. We plan to extend its scope of application to the other companies in the CGD Group.
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POLICY ON COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
This policy has been made at top management level and the Board of Directors has reiterated it throughout CGD's history in the awareness that the company's sustainable development represents a contribution to a better society.
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PRODUCT AND SERVICE POLICY
CGD recognizes that the development of balanced, transparent and accountable relationships with its customers, as well as the contribution of banking towards sustainable development to promote a better future, are fundamental aspects of its operations.
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PRINCIPLES OF EXCLUSION AND LIMITATION
Caixa Geral de Depósitos Group (CGD Group) recognizes the existence of sectors of activity or projects that may contribute negatively to Sustainable Development.
Therefore establishes a list of principles underlying activities and projects that are excluded or restricted, under certain conditions, of its credit policy.
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GUIDING PRINCIPLES ON TAX RELATED MATTERS
The CGD Guiding Principles on Tax Related Matters applies across the CGD Group. Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD) and its Employees are governed by fundamental values that also shape their performance in tax matters.
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HUMAN RIGHTS DECLARATION
This statement aims to reinforce Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD) commitment to respect the internationally recognized Human Rights sidelong with the enlargement of its relations with Employees, Customers, Suppliers, further stakeholders and Communities in which it operates, seeking to avoid or mitigate adverse, direct or indirect impacts of its activity.
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BOARD OF DIRECTOR'S INDEPENDENCE STATEMENT
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