Co-operative Bank has been named as the overall winner at the Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) 2022 Sustainable Finance Catalyst Awards.
The awards, which were created to recognize institutions that practice sustainable finance, has a direct positive impact on the financial sector, the economy, the environment, and society at large.
Sustainable Finance Principles require financial institutions to balance their quest for financial returns with the economy’s future priorities and social-environmental concerns.
In addition to scooping the overall title, Co-op Bank also won in specific award categories that include being named as the Most Innovative Bank in Sustainable Finance and the Best Bank in Financing Commercial Clients.
This is the third time in five years that Co-op Bank has emerged victorious in the sustainable finance awards, having won the overall title again in 2017 and in 2019.
The latest award adds to other recent recognition Coop Bank has received for the strong credentials in Sustainable Finance and related sustainability practices.