The responsibility for the surrounding society
Oma Säästöpankki Oy's social responsibility means that the bank is responsible for the impact of its business operations on the society in which it operates as well as the company's stakeholders. Responsible operations are evident in the way the bank acts in terms of its customers, personnel, collaboration partners, authorities, the bank’s operating area and other stakeholders. As a local bank, it is important to Oma Säästöpankki Oy to manage its share of the responsibility for the surrounding society. Oma Säästöpankki Oyj complies with its employer obligations. In 2017, the bank paid business income tax on its pro ts, amounting to 3.9 million euros.
Oma Säästöpankki is owned by local savings bank foundations and cooperatives. The owners are important actors in their respective areas and they give grants and aids to non-profit purposes that benefit the community and promote savings bank principles. The grants and aids are aimed at, for example, youth work, town associations, club activities, culture, education or research on economic development.