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Banco Macro continues conducting the“Eco Bicis” Program in the Province of Salta

Banco Macro continues conducting the"Eco Bicis" Program in the Province of Salta

Salta, December 9, 2014. In line with its commitment towards the communities where it operates, Banco Macro continues conducting the "Eco Bikes" program in the Province of Salta, this time by inaugurating the "Cachi Eco Bicis" whereby it will donate more than 200 bikes to the Municipalities of La Caldera, Cachi, and San Carlos. This is an initiative organized by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture of the Province of Salta and the Majors of the referred districts, intended to foster sustainable tourism.

The bikes shall be delivered at an event held on Tuesday December 9th at 11:00 a.m. at Federico Suárez and Río Cachi streets, in the district of Cachi. The event shall be attended by the Secretary of Tourism of the Province of Salta, Mr. Fernando García Soria, the Division Manager of Banco Macro, Mrs. Jorgelina Basso and the Provincial Congress Representative, Mrs. Liliana Guitian.

Banco Macro plans to donate more than 1450 bikes in the frame of the "Eco Bicis" program, which is already implemented in the cities of Tilcara (Jujuy) and La Caldera (Jujuy), and which shall be implemented in the following months in El Carmen (Jujuy), San Carlos (Salta), La Falda and Villa Giardino (Córdoba), Luján de Cuyo (Mendoza), Posadas and San Ignacio (Misiones) and Yerba Buena (Tucumán).

As in the case of cities worldwide that attract a high volume of tourists, stations shall be installed where bikes shall be available for use free of charge. This initiative has ten circuits that will allow getting around the city in a different manner.

Banco Macro shall donate bikes, helmets, safety locks, baskets, bike stations and parking lots, in the frame of a program that intends to foster healthy practices, improve life quality, promote the use of bikes as transportation means for citizens of these Municipalities, foster more efficient and less polluting transportation, promote physical activity and develop an activity for the whole family. All the donated goods have been purchased from suppliers from the Province of Salta.

Banco Marco works in light of its Corporate Social Responsibility strategy associated to the daily actions it conducts in the communities where it operates, aiming to be the most sustainable Bank at the federal level.

Banco Macro has 79% of its branches in the Argentine provinces. Currently it is present in 168 locations where, both in terms of branches and ATMs, the Bank is the single bank institutions.

Milagro Medrano
Institutional Relations Manager

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