In the framework of identifying how financial institutions can be supportive and proactive, responding to civil society needs, Partners Albania Center for Change and Conflict Management together with Euclid Network and Banca Intesa SanPaolo launched the initiative for the inclusion of financial sector in support of not-for-profit sector sustainability. The theme of the first consultation meeting was “Potential Cooperation between Civil Society Sector and Intesa SanPaolo Bank” and wit was held at the headquarters of Intesa SanPaolo Bank on the 28th October 2011.
A presentation of the services that the bank currently offers and some best practices (like Social Innovation Competition – Naples 2.0, organised by Euclid Network) were presented and followed by a lively discussion, in which some interesting ideas have arisen:
Moreover, Banca Intesa SanPaolo will need to comply with the regulatory framework imposed by the Albanian Central Bank to the banking sector, as pointed out by Mr. Alberto Prestopino – Intesa SanPaolo Bank Albania.
The Bank’s representatives agreed that the Bank has committed to:
Improve the service, making them more tailor-made for CSOs;