Respect for human rights and non-discrimination Erste Group respects and promotes human rights in everything it does, and does not tolerate any form of discrimination.
Accessibility of our products and services
Erste products and services are accessible to all individuals through a variety of distribution channels. Erste creates an environment for special needs customers to have adequate access to its products and services.
Erste fosters a culture that is based on treating our customers fairly and with respect. Erste marketing campaigns are based on respect and do not include images or messages which are offensive or libellous.
Equal opportunity, workforce diversity and inclusion
Equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion are fundamental principles embedded in our corporate culture and key competitive advantages that drive our business success.
Health promotion and work-life balance
Employees are entitled to fair and favourable working conditions.
Erste is committed to Workplace Health Promotion (WHP) in order to improve the health and well-being of people at work.
Erste Group Diversity & Inclusion Policy
Erste Group sees diversity and inclusion as a vital part of its business strategy and key for attracting the best and brightest talents, who are able to offer the right products and services to a diverse client base. Innovation and growth can only come by levering the skills and abilities of individuals with a broad range of educational backgrounds, professional and other interests, work experiences, life experiences and cultural perspectives.
Erste Group´s diversity and inclusion principles are embedded in the Code of Conduct which places emphasis on providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment and valuing the work and worth of each and every person, regardless of gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, race, skin colour, religious or political affiliation, ethnic background, nationality, citizenship or any other aspect unrelated to employment.
Our Diversity and Inclusion Policy defines diversity and inclusion principles by which Erste Group is committed to live. It also provides a common understanding on what diversity and inclusion means for Erste Group and outlines roles and responsibilities, as well as general guidelines on how to develop, implement and adjust diversity and inclusion targets and strategy.
Erste Group Diversity & Inclusion Policy (PDF · 400 KB)