Bankia sets up new Business Directorate and Sustainable Financing unit in ESG push

Eugenia Jiménez
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Spain's state-owned lender Bankia has set up a new business unit aimed at promoting the mobilisation of resources and the financing of investments under a common action framework committed to environmental, social and governance principles (ESG). The Business Directorate and Sustainable Financing division will be led by Carlos Barrientos, who has been rating director at Bankia since February 2014. Barrientos joined Bankia in 1996 where, after holding different roles at the bank's Risks department, he joined its Business Banking arm in 2006. The launch of the new unit allows Bankia to ...

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Eugenia Jiménez
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Eugenia Jiménez

Eugenia Jiménez speaks Spanish and is Iberia Correspondent for Investment Europe covering Spain & Portugal, as well as Italy.