This analysis illustrates the outcomes of the survey conducted
internally to measure employees’ knowledge and satisfaction
on a number of materiality issues related to Corporate Social
Responsibility at Bank Audi.
Results showed that respondents are equally gendered, with
the bulk of the respondents in the 32-45 age group and a
majority tenure at an average of 5 years.
Employees ranked in priority the 5 Sustainable Development
Goals (SDG) that Bank Audi has recently pledged to:
DECENT WORK AND
INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND
We are very much aware that sustainability issues are not
properly valued or priced in the marketplace, particularly in
Lebanon, and that figuring out materiality remains more of
a subjective process. In defining materiality, we are mindful
of the need to account for costs incurred by the Bank, but
also of the positive spillovers and externalities to others in
the community, the supply chain and the broader ecosystem.
This assessment was at the core of the repeated deliberations
of the CSR Committee and the Group Executive Committee
where the materiality process and priorities are presented and
discussed each year. As listed in Table 2, we have also fleshed
out each material topic where impacts occur, as well as the
relevance of this material topic and its boundaries to Bank
Audi. We also listed and grouped each of the material topics
under the corresponding sustainability pillar.
When consulted on material issues, employees responded that
the Bank should mostly focus on: