ESG ratings, memberships

ESG ratings

OTP Group’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance is rated by a number of agencies, for the purpose of providing information to investors.

Sustainalytics ESG uses risk ratings to assess companies. The rating provides a clear insight into ESG risk at the corporate level by measuring the extent of an organisation’s unmanaged ESG risk. The specific criteria only consider issues that have the potential to have a significant impact on the economic value of the company. The lower the level of unmanaged risk, the better the assessed company performs in terms of ESG.

OTP Bank Sustainalytics ESG Risk Assessment: Low

In 2023 OTP Bank’s overall ESG Risk score improved from 17.8 to 14.6, reached the low risk category. Risk is negligible in business ethics and product governance, and low in the areas of data privacy and security, ESG Integration – Financials and human capital.

The MSCI ESG rating is designed to measure a company’s resilience to long-term, industry-relevant environmental, social and governance risks. A rules-based methodology is used to identify industry leaders and laggards, based on how exposed companies are to ESG risks and how well they manage these risks relative to their competitors. Their ESG ratings range from leading (AAA, AA), average (A, BBB, BB) to lagging (B, CCC).

OTP Bank’s MSCI ESG Rating: “B”

OTP Bank's rating in MSCI's 2023 assesment has been downgraded from "A" to "BBB". Our efforts in the fields of Consumer Financial Protection and Access to Finance are beyond sector avarge score. OTP Bank is also included in several MSCI ESG indices, in which companies can be included based on the assessment of these criteria.

CDP is a not-for-profit charity that runs the global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts. CDP operates the global environmental disclosure system.

OTP Group participated in the CDP’s environmental disclosure system in 2021 as well. We completed the survey in response to investor expectations, where we maintained our rating. OTP Bank CDP Climate Change Rating: “B-”

Moody's is a global, integrated risk assessment firm, which provides a clear and enhanced understanding of risk by embedding ESG and climate considerations into trusted insights and adaptable solutions.

With a score of 40/100 as of January 2024, OTP Bank has a Limited ESG score and it is on sector average performance (41/100).


Principles of Responsible Banking

The Principles of Responsible Banking provide a unique framework to ensure that the strategy and practices of the joining banks are in line with the vision that society has set for its future in the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Agreement. OTP Bank joined the PRB in 2021.

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Hungarian Advertising Self-Regulatory Board

As part of the self-regulation of advertising, we have undertaken to contribute to positive cultural change through the power of marketing communication, the responsible and multi-faceted portrayal of people in advertising, and to being transparent in the achievement of these goals, including the measurement thereof.

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Memberships in associations

By being part of associations OTP Group contibutes to the development of communities and supports goals aiming to create a well-functioning, successful socitey.


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