A changing awareness of environmental issues is leading to an increasing number of environmental laws and guidelines and to ecologically related market changes. Companies that do not adapt to these changing conditions run the risk of financial loss, and may even be unable to continue operating. Actions that damage the environment and contamination from past activities are a serious source of risk for the economy.
This makes detailed environmental planning a decisive management factor in many cases. Issues that affect the environment must be clarified before the commercial decisions are made to prevent follow-up costs that may threaten a project's or company's solvency.
The environmental office at Bank Austria can assist you in the following areas:
Bank Austria also has extensive expertise in contamination management and in the recovery and re-use of brownfields. The recycling of brownfields creates clean development sites, is an important economic impetus, protects the environment and prevents the use of additional undeveloped land.