Press release - 25/11/2019

The Oceanographic Institute and CFM Indosuez have a shared ambition

Monaco, 25 November 2019 - CFM Indosuez Wealth Management is teaming up with the Oceanographic Institute in support of its mission to transmit knowledge of and cherish and protect the world's oceans.

Heighten awareness, convince and mobilise as many people as possible around the protection of the oceans and their biodiversity are the missions of the Oceanographic Institute, and are also objectives of great concern to CFM Indosuez Wealth Management. With its financial support, the Oceanographic Institute can further strengthen its capacity to transmit knowledge and promote greater understanding of the marine environment among the general public, economic and political decision-makers, the media, and opinion-leaders, in order to promote its protection. 

This partnership reflects CFM Indosuez’s aim to support the action of the Oceanographic Institute, a player in the scientific and cultural influence of the Principality of Monaco worldwide, and a major attribute in promoting its international standing. It marks a new stage in the bank’s societal and environmental engagement.

Taking action every day in the interest of our clients and society is the very purpose of
CFM Indosuez and our entire group. We are delighted to crystallise this new engagement with the signature of a major long-term partnership with the Oceanographic Institute, whose values and dedication to the principality we share. CFM Indosuez has also signed the National Pact on Energy Transition”, says Mathieu Ferragut, CEO of the bank.

“The Oceanographic Institute and CFM Indosuez share a common ambition, that of a more sustainable future for the planet and its oceans. We are delighted to have it as a privileged partner, whose support is crucial for us to be able to take action and constantly bolster collective mobilisation”, explains Robert Calcagno, the Institute’s CEO.



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About CFM Indosuez Wealth Management in Monaco

The Indosuez Wealth Management network is represented in Monaco by CFM Indosuez Wealth, the principality’s leading bank. Its roots there date back to 1922, when it was created by prominent Monegasque families, some of whom still hold a total of 30% of the bank’s share capital. It now has six branches in the principality and Monaco’s biggest trading floor. Its teams, comprising nearly 400 highly specialised members, combine their knowledge of the principality’s international environment with the vast expertise and opportunities provided by the global network of Indosuez Wealth Management and Crédit Agricole group. As well its main activity - Wealth Management - CFM Indosuez Wealth Management is the only bank in Monaco that serves all client types, ranging from private investors to institutional clients, businesses and professionals. In 2019, CFM Indosuez Wealth Management was named Best Bank in Monaco by Global Finance magazine for the third year running. CFM Indosuez Wealth is also the leading commercial bank in Monaco.

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About the Oceanographic Institute

Recognised as a foundation of public interest by presidential decree of 16 May 1906, the Oceanographic Institute has been working for more than a century to promote effective management of the world’s oceans. It supports several national and international projects (symposiums, exhibitions, educational programmes, etc.) through environmental mediation, and by drawing on the support of two other bodies, the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco and the Maison des Océans in Paris.

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