Recognized in the “Sustainable Environmental Initiatives” Category by the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry ( BCCI)
Mumbai, October 14, 2015: YES BANK, India’s fifth largest private sector Bank was awarded the Bombay Chamber Civic Award 2014-15 in the 'Sustainable Environmental Initiatives' Category at the 180th Foundation Day of the Chamber. Organized by Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) and instituted in 1984, YES BANK is the only winner in this category.
Speaking on this recognition, Mr. Rana Kapoor, MD and CEO, YES BANK, said, "YES BANK, since inception, has inculcated a Responsible Banking ethos as an integral part of the Bank’s business model, this approach of creating shared value has benefitted our stakeholders at all levels. We take significant institutional pride in our community and sustainability focused initiatives and this award reinforces our belief and validates our commitment towards sustainable development”.
Ms Namita Vikas, Senior President and Country Head, Responsible Banking, YES BANK, said, “YES BANK is committed to sustainable development among communities and leveraging the Bank’s Responsible Banking ethos to create positive impact on ground. This award endorses the tangible results we have achieved by adopting a strategic approach to CSR and sustainable development. It is a matter of great pride that the bank has taken leadership positions in sustainable financing and disclosures, and also successfully linked sustainable development and stakeholder value creation.”
YES BANK’s Responsible Banking ethos has received national as well as international recognition for its best practices in Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility. In the past, this Award has been conferred on prestigious organizations such as Glenmark, HCC, Tata Power, Tata Chemicals, L&T, and HUL among others.
About Bombay Chambers of Commerce and Industry Civiv Award 2014-15
The Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry instituted the Civic Awards in 1984 to promote an active social, environmental and civic conscience among member companies. It is a prestigious award to recognise and reward the best practices in these areas and other related aspects taken up by the corporate for significant contributions towards society. The Bombay Chamber believes that, industry has a major role to play in the betterment of society by making a positive contribution to the community. It is a prestigious award to recognize and reward the exemplary endeavors taken up by the corporate for significant contributions towards sustainable social development.
ABOUT YES BANK
YES BANK, India’s fifth largest private sector Bank with a pan India presence across all 29 states and 7 Union Territories of India, headquartered in the Lower Parel Innovation District (LPID) of Mumbai, is the outcome of the professional & entrepreneurial commitment of its Founder Rana Kapoor and its top management team, to establish a high quality, customer centric, service driven, private Indian Bank catering to the future businesses of India. YES BANK has adopted international best practices, the highest standards of service quality and operational excellence, and offers comprehensive banking and financial solutions to all its valued customers.
YES BANK has a knowledge driven approach to banking, and offers a superior customer experience for its retail, corporate and emerging corporate banking clients. YES BANK is steadily evolving as the Professionals’ Bank of India with the long term mission of “Building the Finest Quality Bank of the World in India” by 2020.
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