Sunday, December 5

Credicorp is committed to being carbon neutral by 2032

Credicorp, leading financial holding company Peru with operations andn Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Panama and the United States, has assumed the commitment to be carbon neutral by 2032 in its own operations, by reducing and offsetting all direct emissions generated by its subsidiaries in their daily activities.

The Credicorp Group has more than 36,000 employees and attends to millions of clients through their companies Credit Bank of Peru (BCP), BCP Bolivia, Credicorp Capital, Mibanco, Pacífico Seguros, Pacífico Salud, Prima AFP, Atlantic Security Bank (ASB) and Krealo.

In this sense, the efforts of Credicorp In order to become carbon neutral, they will revolve around reducing the consumption of paper, energy and transport in their operations, with agile and innovative initiatives to optimize processes and contribute to global efforts to mitigate climate change.

It is important to note that in the last three years the carbon footprint of the operations of BCP, Pacífico and Prima AFP has been reduced by more than 50%.

In 2020, Credicorp presented an ambitious sustainability strategy that has as one of its pillars contributing to the creation of a more sustainable and inclusive economy. The commitment to achieve carbon neutrality in our own operations is aligned with this pillar and is an example of how the sustainability program has been implemented in the Group.

The companies of Credicorp They have been making important progress on environmental issues.

For instance, Pacific Insurance became the first insurance company in the world in 2013 Peru in being carbon neutral. First AFP also followed the carbon neutrality path in 2018. In addition, both BCP What peaceful have become the first companies in their sector to obtain a score of 3 and 4 stars, respectively, in the measurement of the carbon footprint of the Ministry of the Environment of Peru.

Also, over time, Credicorp has demonstrated its commitment to monitoring, reducing and offsetting its environmental impact by measuring and certifying emissions of Greenhouse gases (GEI) of its subsidiaries, accompanied by an improvement in the eco-efficiency of its operations.