TE24 Business Desk:
Standard Chartered Bangladesh won the title of “Best International Bank” in Bangladesh at the AsiaMoney Best Bank Awards 2022.
Standard Chartered Bangladesh has been recognized for its focus on sustainability, economic empowerment and greater financial inclusion, and for demonstrating continued commitment to strengthening economic and social growth. This achievement marks Standard Chartered’s sixth consecutive win in this category at the AsiaMoney Best Bank Awards.
The bank has been lauded for sustainability and green solutions by introducing the market’s first carbon neutral smart card; issuing the first green bond and the first green zero-coupon bond; and pioneered the country’s first sustainable trade finance transaction.
To increase participation, Standard Chartered Bangladesh has provided skills development for youth and returning migrants; Empowered Women Entrepreneurs; Sadiq Islami Banking has launched a unique Sadaqah account for customers; and provided a wide range of community support initiatives to address the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable and at-risk communities.
Nasser Ejas Bijay, Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bangladesh said: Community. We thank our customers, regulators, communities and those who have placed their trust in us over the years. We would like to express our sincere thanks to all members of the Standard Chartered family. Their courage, determination, and skills continue to inspire us to take bold steps and we
Allow us to speak up for the communities we serve. We are a dedicated partner for Bangladesh’s progress and we have facilitated large-scale investments in power, energy, transport and urban development.
Financing of power generation and lending to SMEs by foreign banks. At the same time, banks have a leading position in private consumer financing.
In 2021, the bank received 30 major international awards for Standard Chartered Bank’s commitment to supporting Bangladesh’s continued prosperity in the face of the pandemic.
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