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Banco Macro presents its 2015 Integrated Annual Report

Banco Macro presents its 2015 Integrated Annual Report

Buenos Aires, July 27, 2016. Banco Macro presents its 2015 Integrated Annual Report that consolidates and aligns the financial information with the Bank’s economic, social and environmental performance, in the belief that both are inseparable and essential for a sustainable management of business.

This document was prepared under the guidelines of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) in its document "The International Framework". This is the second consecutive Report launched under this methodology, Banco Macro being the only company in Argentina that prepares such an Integrated Report. In addition to this Report Banco Macro used G4 Guide of the Global Reporting Initiative - GRI with the Sectorial Supplements for the Financial industry, in compliance with the "Compliance" criterion and reaching the "Essential" option. The Report is submitted as the 2015 Communication on Progress (COP) rendering accounts of the commitment and in compliance with the 10 Principles of the UN Global Compact.

As a significant milestone of 2015 Banco Macro reviewed and consolidated its performance indicators for the purpose of presenting a document describing its financial, economic, social and environmental management on an integrated basis. Additionally, the Report further deepened on the business model and the relation with the Six Capitals of the IIRC model: Financial, Manufacturing, Intellectual, Human, Social and Relationship and Natural.

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In this framework, the Bank also presents its Ninth Sustainability Report, whereby it reports to its stakeholders (clients, suppliers, collaborators, allied organizations, public sector and media) the main actions, programs and procedures conducted during 2015 in compliance with the Bank’s five strategic pillars: Transparency of all our actions, Responsibility for the well-being and inclusion of individuals, Financial Education and Inclusion, Development of SMEs and ventures, and direct and indirect environmental Impact.

This publication is a summary of the most relevant issues with a high social and environmental value that are included in Banco Macro 2015 Integrated Annual Report.

Among the most significant issues of 2015 we highlight the following:

• Claim management and customer service time acceleration.
• Incorporation of new benefits for employees.
• Participation of 5,983 volunteers who donated more than 9,499 hours to community service.
• 90% increase in social investment focusing in the promotion of working culture and financial education.
• Implementation of the Eco-Bike Program with the purpose of fostering sustainable tourism and stimulating local development.
• Launching of the second edition of the NAVES competition together with IAE Business School for the promotion of productive ventures.
• Launching of the Cuentas Sanas web site for easing the management of family resources and the effective use of bank products and services, with more than 6,000 registered users.
• Banco Macro is the first Bank in developing and implementing the "Simplified Contracts" project, addressed at simplifying and making the Bank´s contracts and documents more efficient to enhance communications with customers.

"At Banco Macro our goal is to integrate sustainability in every action we conduct. Thus, for the past several years we have defined our corporate integral strategy with the pillars of action in line with our stakeholders’ expectations, which are sensitive issues in the industry that every bank should address. Along these lines, to account for our performance in 2015, we are publishing our second Integrated Report whereby informing our public about the economic, social and environmental impacts and results in one same and single publication, consolidating from management our commitment to the sustainable development of Argentina" stated Milagro Medrano, Institutional Relations Manager of Banco Macro.

Milagro Medrano
Institutional Relations Manager

IR Contact

Phone: (5411) 5222 6682

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