Platinum Bank Enters TOP-3 at the CSR Reports Contest
The sustainable development report of Platinum Bank “2012: Small Stories of Great Success” entered the winner TOP-3 at the contest of non-financial reports Readers’ Choice Award. In the experts’ opinion, this bank’s report fully complies with the international standards. The report was produced according to the guidelines of Global Reporting Initiative (version G3), level of application “В”.
The report “Small Stories of Great Success” allows its readers to learn more about the work and development of Platinum Bank in 2012. The peculiarity of this sustainable development report became its innovative style of presenting information – it’s a collection of stories form the life of the bank, told by the employees, clients and bank project participants.
The stories not only describe the development of Platinum Bank and its employees, but also show the bank’s contribution to the sustainable development of Ukraine. The unusual form of the presentation and the depth of uncovered data allowed the bank to obtain the prize-winning place.
“We are glad, that the experts judged our report on its merits. When we were preparing the report, our aim was to evoke the interest towards the report and the desire to read it. We paid special attention to the language and style of the report – it was important to use simple and understandable language while talking about complicated banking business. I hope that we achieved that aim. We did our best to openly tell about our wins and fails, share our plans for the future”, – Viktoriya Mykhno, Head of PR, member of the CSR Committee of Platinum Bank.
Previous report of the bank, for the year 2011, took the prize-winning second place at the contest of non-financial reports Readers’ Choice Award, according to the experts’ opinions. The contest is held annually by the Centre “CSR Development”.
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 a group of financial shareholders, including the private equity fund European Infrastructure Investment Company (“ЕIIC”, Luxembourg, http://www.eiic.lu/).