Africa & Middle East
|Date joined:||23 March, 2009|
Access Bank Plc.
Access Bank Plc is one of Nigeria’s leading banks and a fast emerging African financial brand of repute. Access Bank Plc is headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria and has established presence in major commercial cities across Nigeria, the United Kingdom, Cote’ D’Ivoire, Democratic republic of Congo, Rwanda, Sierra-Leone, the Gambia and Zambia. Access Bank offers financial services including: Commercial and Corporate Banking services, Asset Management, Brokerage Private Equity, Investment Banking, Institutional Banking, Treasury and Financial markets, Global Trade, Cash Management, E-Banking, Project & Structured finance.
Access Bank Plc and Sustainability
Corporate Responsibility in Access Bank Plc cuts across our business operations and the impact of our business on all stakeholders from employees to suppliers and from our customers to the community and our environment. Access Bank’s approach to sustainability and corporate responsibility issues is expressed through the Bank’s Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, which aims at creating sustainable value for all stakeholders while maintaining high standards of integrity in our methods and practices of doing business. It involves
- Conducting an environmental and social impact assessment of potentially damaging projects and the ability of the borrower to manage its impact, as part of our normal credit and risk procedures
- Ensuring that our products and services are value-adding and accessible
- Engaging only in fair practices and promoting diversity while ensuring rewarding career opportunities
- Combating corruption and bribery in all our countries of operation, especially geographical areas prone to corruption
- Positively contributing to the economic development of the countries where we operate.
In fulfilling it’s commitment to sustainable development, the Bank signed the UNEP Statement by Financial Institution on the Environment and Sustainable Development, and also signed on to the UN Global compact’s principles on Human Right, Labour-Standards, Environment and Anti-Corruption.
Access Bank is committed to developing strategic and sustainable partnership with reputable organizations in the initiation and implementation of CSR interventions that positively impact the lives of the communities where we operate. The Bank is in partnership with multilateral organizations such as Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GBC), Business In the Community (BITC), Friends of the Global Fund Africa (Friends Africa), Nigeria Business Coalition Against AIDS (NIBUCAA) and the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF).
Access Bank Plc also undertakes a variety of sustainability related activities under its community investment scheme, while providing support for all employee volunteering activities. The Bank’s CSR initiatives are aimed at creating innovative and proactive solutions to societal and environmental challenges.