BANCO SANTANDER TOTTA
Santander Totta Bank
Santander Totta pursues a policy of social responsibility aligned with the Santander Group’s policy, based upon a mission to contribute towards the development of people and companies. The main hub is Higher Education, through the promotion of knowledge and merit, development of international entrepreneurialism, employability and mobility, within the scope of the collaboration agreements it holds with the main Portuguese Universities and Polytechnic institutions. Further to this, the bank also guides its actions towards the community in which it belongs, through supports and donations to several third sector institutions and with the participation of volunteer workers in various annual initiatives and cultural patronage for projects that promote Portuguese culture. In the environmental field, Santander Totta has been developing measures of energy efficiency and reduction of wastage in its facilities, as well as promoting sustainable practices with its employees in order to guarantee a sustainable development of its business. In 2015, the total investment in Portugal in activities directly concerned with corporate social responsibility amounted to approximately 6.8 million euros, a 21% increase relative to the previous year.
in "2015 Annual Report - Santander Totta"
Banco Santander Totta, together with Porto Biomedical Journal (PBJ), promotes the Santander Scientific Excellency Award, in order to distinguish a publication in any of areas of knowledge encompassed by the biomedical field.