Banca Intesa has signed an Agreement with the Ministry of Finance of the Serbian government and the National Bank of Serbia (NBS) on the Republic of Serbia guarantee for loans for the economy with the aim of alleviating the negative consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on the domestic market.
Banca Intesa, in collaboration with its longtime partner, Laguna publishing house, has designed a unique online socializing concept with renowned local writers called "Tea Party Thursdays at 5pm" to make the stay at home for citizens as enjoyable and interesting as possible.
Acknowledging the gravity of the situation facing the Serbian healthcare system during the coronavirus epidemic, Banca Intesa has donated RSD 10 million to the National Health Insurance Fund for the procurement of necessary medical equipment and supplies, providing contribution to the efforts made by the state to bolster the capacity of healthcare institutions during the state of emergency in the country.
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Serbia will benefit from better access to finance thanks to a €15 million EBRD loan to Banca Intesa Belgrade for on-lending to private businesses.
Banca Intesa, in cooperation with Laguna publisher, organized an event for children at its branch at 9 Bore Stankovića Street in Vračar, featuring Uroš Petrović, one of the most popular contemporary writers of literature for children and youth.
During New Year holidays and Christmas, Banca Intesa branch offices will not be working on January 1, 2 and 7, 2020 and will be open until 3 pm and 5 pm on December 31, 2019 and January 6, 2020.
As a part of the Intesa Farmer 2019 project, Banca Intesa awarded the most successful agricultural producers, in three categories: Intesa Farmer of the Year, Intesa Farmer Innovator and Intesa Young Farmer.
In cooperation with several civil society organizations, Banca Intesa organized the first humanitarian New Year Bazaar during which bank employees collected around RSD 250,000 for humanitarian purposes