Platinum Bank is in the TOP-3 of the Most Socially Responsible Companies of Ukraine
Basing on the results of its CSR activities in 2012, Platinum Bank entered the TOP-3 list of the companies, which demonstrated the best showings in the sphere of corporate social responsibility development in Ukraine, according to the «GVardia» edition.
For the second year in a row, the bank takes part in the rating of socially responsible companies, organized by the editorial office of the All-Ukraine magazine «GVardia». The rating is based on the analysis of companies’ questionnaires, public social reports and independent experts’ evaluations of the members of the expert council.
41 companies took part in the rating, having demonstrated their achievements in the sphere of CSR. Platinum Bank showed excellent results in all parts of the questionnaire: “Social Report as the Instrument of Dialogue with the Society”, “Consistency in the CSR Management”, “Openness and Interaction with Stakeholders”, “Openness and Consistency in the Principal Directions of CSR Activities”. As a result, the bank scored the total of 86.92 points out of 100.
“Platinum Bank is a part of the Ukrainian society. And, being a part of the society, we take our responsibilities very seriously – we strive for creating positive influence in Ukraine. Our clients, employees and managers are the citizens of Ukraine. Thus, CSR for Platinum Bank is not only an obligation, it’s our duty. We realize the programs, which benefit the society. It is truly remarkable, that our bank is listed in the TOP-3 of socially responsible companies. Each day we work on improving our CSR projects and becoming better. I congratulate every employee of the bank with this remarkable achievement”, - says Todd Esposito, Chairman of the CSR Committee, Chief Financial Officer with Platinum Bank.
Within the framework of its CSR activities, Platinum Bank moves in 4 directions: corporate management, employees, community and environment.
NOTE TO EDITORS:
Platinum Bank (www.platinumbank.com.ua) – is a specialized retail bank, which since 2005 has been offering deposit and loan products for individuals through a network of branches and points of sale across Ukraine. Major shareholders of Platinum Bank are international investment funds Horizon Capital, East Capital Financials Fund, bank management and IFC (World Bank subsidiary).
Platinum Bank won the nomination for “Best retail bank” in “Ukrainian Banker Awards 2011” rating (“Investgazeta”).
Greg Krasnov, Chief Executive Officer with Platinum Bank, received the award “Financier of the year — 2011” within the national awards rating “Person of the year — 2011”.