Access Bank gets SERAS awards
Access Bank Plc has been recognised as the most responsible business in Africa, among others.
The bank said in a statement that it got four awards at the 12th edition of the SERAS CSR Awards, an annual event aimed at recognising and celebrating organisations for investing resources in the improvement of lives and the environment they serve through several innovative programmes and initiatives.
The Group Head, Sustainability at Access Bank, Omobolanle Victor-Laniyan, received the ‘Most Responsible Business in Africa’, ‘Best Partnership for Development’, ‘Best Corporate Communication Team’ and ‘Sustainability Practitioner of the Year’ awards for the bank.
According to the statement, a total of 26 awards were presented to several corporate organisations and individuals in recognition of their efforts towards practising sustainable business principles and embedding concern for the environment into their business consideration.
Speaking at the event, the Executive Director, Personal Banking, Access Bank, Victor Etuokwu, said, “We believe that a sustainable business is a more successful business; hence, we have made sustainability the bedrock of all our business operations over the last 10 years. These awards represent a recognition of what we have done and point to the things that lie ahead. We are truly grateful to God and the organisers, and we are inspired by this opportunity.”