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HNB leads the way to a more sustainable future with 7 awards at CCC Best Corporate Citizen 2019

Sri Lanka’s most respected retail bank, HNB PLC continued to win prestigious acclaim for its efforts in driving a more sustainable banking and corporate culture, this year winning a total of 7 awards at the recently concluded Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Awards 2019 (BCCSA).

Building on an outstanding reputation for corporate stewardship, this year the bank emerged as Second Runner Up in the event’s flagship category, the Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Award, in addition to being ranked among Sri Lanka’s Top Ten Corporate Citizens for 2019.

The Bank was also declared winners in the Consistent Commitment and Continuous Improvement – Governance category, in addition to the Triple Bottom Line Award – Economic Sustainability (Profit) category.

HNB emerged as winners in the Employee Relations category Award in recognition of its pioneering human resources management, development and engagement strategies which are aimed at enhancing the capabilities of its entire workforce.

The Bank’s outstanding efforts to drive progress in relation to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs) through direct and indirect support channelled towards environmental conservation, renewable energy, water and waste management at a national scale helped HNB to secure the first place among its peers in the Best Projects Sustainability Award.

Additionally, the Bank’s Thundola Conservation Project won HNB further recognition having been presented with the Merit Certificate in the Best Sustainability Projects category.