TSKB Sustainability Committee

TSKB distinguishes itself in the Turkish banking industry through its trailblazing practices and as the author of important successes in the area of sustainable banking. Through sustainability efforts undertaken to manage and reduce the environmental and social impact of its banking activities and to support Turkey’s transition to a low-carbon economy, TSKB creates value for economic growth while also helping to safeguard the future.

The TSKB Sustainability Committee was set up to conduct and coordinate all sustainability-related activities at the bank. This committee’s mission is to integrate the concept of sustainability into all of the bank’s business processes and services by ensuring that all bank employees understand and identify with them, to develop new products and business opportunities in the area of sustainable banking, and to increase the level of sustainability awareness throughout the banking industry in particular and the business community in general.

Sustainability Committee
  • The Sustainability Committee consists of two members of the Board of Directors and two executive vice presidents, all of whom are selected by the Board of Directors.
  • Sustainability committee has a sub-committee consisting of 16 members from different departments of TSKB.

Sustainability Committee Members:

  • Ebru Özşuca: Board member
  • Kamil Yılmaz: Board member
  • Çiğdem İçel: Executive Vice President
  • Hakan Aygen: Executive Vice President

Duties:

  • Define the bank’s sustainability vision and strategy, formulate applicable action plans in accordance with the targets, and coordinate associated activities;
  • Keep track of sustainability-related international developments, national regulatory requirements, and trends; make recommendations to the Sustainability Sub-Committee to improve sustainability performance when necessary;
  • Make recommendations on issues pertaining to new business opportunities and social responsibility projects in line with the bank’s sustainability strategy;
  • Establish Sustainability Policy and its supplementary policies, submit to Board for approval, and ensure that approved policies are integrated to Bank’s all business activities;
  • Enable prioritization and management of risks and opportunities arise from climate change;
Sustainability Sub-Committee

Sustainability Sub-Committee reporting directly to the main committee consists of 16 members from different departments. Sustainability Management Team works as a working group of the sub-committee.

Duties:

  • Developing and managing sustainability strategies
  • Internalizing sustainability and improving sustainability capacity
  • Integrating sustainability into banking products and services
  • Managing internal and external environmental impact and associated social responsibility
  • Engaging in sustainability-related communication
  • Quantifying and reporting sustainability performance.

Members:

  • Coşkun Kanberoğlu (Head of Sustainability Sub-Committee) – Department Head of Engineering and Technical Consultancy
  • Elif Aydoğan Özdemir – Department Head of Loan Monitoring
  • Nurlan Erol – Department Head of Loans
  • Çağla Eker Altınkulp (Sustainability Coordination Responsible)– Manager of Engineering
  • Canan Coşkun – Department Head of Corporate Communications
  • Gizem Erarslan - Senior Manager of Financial Institutions
  • Hüseyin Gürel - Senior Manager of Corporate Marketing
  • Sırma Tunalı – Senior Manager of Development Finance Institutions
  • Ece Yılmazer – Manager of Engineering
  • Evrim Yangın Gül - Manager of Engineering
  • Eylem İspekter – Manager of Project Finance
  • İdil Ezgi Esen – Manager of Corporate Communications
  • Onur Osmanoğlu - Manager of Human Resources
  • Özen Çaylı – Manager of Budget Planning & Investor Relations
  • Tulu Ertem – Manager of Engineering
  • Tuğba Eriş - Assistant Manager of Enterprise Architecture and Process Management

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