Good Corporate Citizen Awards are presented to the Banks which have made outstanding contributions in the respective categories, while the Best Corporate Citizen Award is presented to the bank which demonstrates significant contribution to the overall enhancement of the ECCU through human resource development and sustained community outreach.
On receiving the prestigious award, Mr. Keith Johnson, Managing Director, said, “Republic Bank is very honoured to be recognized for our commitment to building better societies in the territories in which we operate through our practice of corporate social responsibility. The awards we received are testimony to the commitment of our Board and a tribute to the hard work of all our staff.”
Republic Bank also received Good Corporate Citizen Awards for Cultural Development, Educational Development, Environmental Awareness and Sports.
The ECCB initiated the Best Corporate Citizen Award Among ECCU Commercial Banks in 1997. The award recognizes commercial banks, which operate within the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU), for implementing, participating in and promoting programmes designed to improve the quality of life of the people they serve. Banks are assessed for demonstrating social responsibility in the areas of; Educational Development, Community Outreach and Social Services, Environmental Awareness, Sports, Cultural Development, Customer Service and Financial Education and Empowerment.
This is Republic Bank’s seventh win in the Award’s 19-year history and bears testimony to the Bank’s Commitment to building the communities it serves.