By Mourice Seretta
KCB Group has won three globally recognized awards, cementing their position as a leading financial solutions provider in the East African region.
The awards are; Best Commercial Bank Kenya 2021 by the World Economic Magazine, Most Socially Responsible Bank in Kenya 2021, by Finance Derivative Awards and the Financial and Professional Services winner awarded by SABRE Africa Awards.
KCB Group CEO and MD Joshua Oigara, said: “This is a major milestone for us as it’s an acknowledgment of the crucial role, we play in the financial sector in East Africa and beyond.”
The World Economic Magazine awards recognized KCB Group’s role as a catalyst for development that enabled the growth and economic progress of the region. This includes KCB’s role in supporting regional trade, and connecting millions of people across the world to opportunities on the African continent and beyond, whilst making a positive social impact in the communities it operates in.
KCB Group secured the Most Socially Responsible Bank win having attained the Finance Derivative Awards criteria of demonstrable corporate governance, sustainable development efforts, transparency and reporting, human value in sustainability efforts, and the existence of environmental policies.
The SABRE Awards identified the KCB Foundation 2jiajiri programme strategic level of planning and detailed execution that delivered the result of skilling the youth and creating sustainable jobs against the set objectives by the stakeholders. The win will be formally announced at the virtual award ceremony that will be held on May 27th, 2021.
Since the beginning of the year, KCB has been recognized as the Best Bank by the Global Finance – World’s Best Bank Awards 2021, Best ESG Solution by the Middle East & Africa Innovations Awards 2021, Most Admired Sales Company in Kenya for the year 2020 by Employability Test.com and Best Overall Bank in Kenya by FiRe awards.