StanChart wins Best Int’l Bank award

Staff Correspondent

15 July, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Standard Chartered Bank Bangladesh has recently been recognised as the ‘Best International Bank’ at Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2021.

This is the seventh major international award the Bank has achieved in 2021 till date, said a press release.

The bank was also recognised as the international bank with the highest CSR spend in 2020 by Bangladesh Bank.

For 2021, Standard Chartered Bangladesh has announced a Tk 135 million (USD 1.6 million) strategic Covid-19 response action plan that supports healthcare and immediate assistance, regenerate livelihood and catalyse long-term growth.

Commenting on the win, Naser Ezaz Bijoy, Chief Executive Officer, Standard Chartered Bangladesh said, “As the longest-serving financial institution of Bangladesh, we have always believed that whatever is good for our nation is good for the bank in the long run. Our strategy is guided by this conviction, a conviction that has once again been validated by this award. I would like to thank our clients, regulators and the wider ecosystem for making this achievement possible.”

Standard Chartered has been working with development sector partners to deliver aid and essentials to the communities hit hard by the pandemic and supporting frontline health services.

With over 116 years of uninterrupted presence in Bangladesh, Standard Chartered is the only multinational universal Bank in the country with a unique blend of deep-rooted local presence and capacity to capitalise on its global network and product coverage.

Euromoney is an English-language monthly magazine focused on business and finance.