Muscat: In recognition of its role as one of the leading financial institutions in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility, BankDhofar recently received 'Excellence Award for CSR Initiatives and Programs' by the Arab Organization for Social Responsibility.
The award was received by Ahmed Said Al Ibrahim, General Manager & Chief Corporate Services Officer at BankDhofar, during a high profile function that was held at held in Dubai. The event was attended by representatives from various prominent institutions and dignitaries from the Arab world, and recognized the achievements of the winning organizations from various Arab countries.
Upon receiving the award, Ahmed Said Al Ibrahim, General Manager & Chief Corporate Services Officer at BankDhofar said: “We are very delighted to have been recognized with this prestigious award, which endorses our efforts in CSR initiatives. At BankDhofar we are always keen to make positive difference in the community we operate in through our strategic CSR programs. The Bank also strives to ensure that its contributions are carefully planned and evaluated in order to diversify and reach out to the maximum number of people especially those in most need of it”
The Arab Organization for Social Responsibility is a Non-governmental organisation established to conduct researches and studies about the nature of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Arab region, and the goals that can be achieved by spreading this culture within Arab societies. It also works towards highlighting the role of CSR in achieving sustainable development in the fields of environment, tourism, economics, agriculture and manufacturing. The organisation works with ministries and public institutions in the Arab region to establish international standards for CSR in the region and encouraging local institutions to participate in international conferences and seminars on the latest standards for CSR the world over.
BankDhofar continues to deliver on its commitment by innovating strategic sustainable CSR programs, initiatives, activities and potential investment opportunities; ensuring lasting positive benefits aimed at strengthening ties with the local community. The Bank provides support to a number of charitable organizations and social activities and initiatives. BankDhofar is also lending support to various social and economic cases including its support to affected families due to weather conditions. The Bank contributed with OMR 1 million to support affected families due to cyclone Mekunu in Dhofar and Wusta Governorates.
The combination of the thorough vision of the bank’s executive management, the comprehensive operational strategy that revolves around following best international banking practices and providing best customer experience, as well as commitment to community development and contribution to the growth of the national economy, placed BankDhofar on top of the list of best banks in the region.
This award adds to the accolades received by the Bank. BankDhofar has already bagged a number of awards including; Best Customer Service Banking Brand 2018 – Oman by Global Brands Magazine Awards, Best Digital Transformation in Banking Award by Smart SMB Summit & Awards, Infosys Finacle Client Innovation Award 2019 by the Infosys Finacle Awards, Customer Delight Awards by MENAA Awards, Best Corporate Advisory - Oman 2019" award by Global Business Awards Best Enterprise-wide BPM Rollout by Newgen Software, Best CEO in GCC’s Banking Industry by Business Worldwide 2018 Global Corporate Excellence Awards, Most Innovative CEO of the Year – Oman by Business Worldwide 2018 Global Corporate Excellence Awards, Corporate & Investment Bank of the Year – Oman by the ABF Corporate & Investment Banking Awards 2019, Best Customer Experience Transformation Strategy Award – by Customer Experience - Middle East Awards, Best Innovation In Retail Banking Oman – 2019 BankDhofar by the International Banker Banking Awards, Best Private Bank Oman 2019 by Global Banking & Finance Review Awards, Best Mobile Banking Application Oman 2019 by Global Banking & Finance Review Awards, and Best Bank for Marketing Campaign (BankDhofar Mobile Banking App) Oman 2019 by Global Banking & Finance Review Awards, among other awards.
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