ECCB Recognises Social Contribution of ECCU Commercial Banks
The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will recognise commercial banks which operate within the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) for implementing, participating in and promoting programmes designed to improve the quality of life of the people they serve, when the Bank presents the 2015 Best Corporate Citizen Award Among ECCU Commercial Banks on 4 November.
The ECCB initiated the Best Corporate Citizen Award Among ECCU Commercial Banks in 1997. Banks are assessed for demonstrating social responsibility in the areas of: Educational Development; Community Outreach and Social Services; Environmental Awareness; Sports; Cultural Development; Customer Service; and Financial Education and Empowerment. Commercial banks which are desirous of being considered for the award are required to submit evidence of their contribution in these categories.
Good Corporate Citizen Awards are presented to the banks which have made outstanding contributions in the respective categories, while the Best Corporate Citizen Award is presented to the bank which demonstrates significant contribution to the overall development of the ECCU through human resource development and sustained community outreach.
This year, 10 banks will be considered for the awards: