We are serious about sustainability

See the awards we received in the area of responsible business practices

Sustainable Bank of the Year & Corporate Bank of the Year

We received a total of four prestigious awards during the award ceremony of the 20th edition of the annual Bank of the Year Awards for 2021. According to a panel of expert judges, we took the first place out of 14 nominated banks in one of the main categories – Corporate Bank of the Year. We also won the Sustainable Bank of the Year award, with jury focusing on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria. And finally, we were awarded third place in the Mortgage Loan of the Year and Private Bank of the Year categories.

       

SDGs Awards

SDGs Awards have been one of the most prominent sustainability-related events in the Czech Republic since 2017. The idea to acknowledge projects that meet the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) came from the Association of Social Responsibility. We were fortunate enough to win the first place in the area of Reporting with our Sustainability Report 2020.

TOP Responsible Leader in the area of sustainability

Jan Juchelka, our CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors, received the Top Responsible Leader of the Year award in the area of responsibility as part of the prestigious TOP Responsible Business Awards for 2021 that acknowledge sustainable and responsible business practices of Czech businesses. The award is given to an individual, who significantly contributed to the development and promotion in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainable business practices and may serve as a model and inspiration to others.

TOP Responsible Large Business

Komerční banka is one of the TOP 25 Responsible Large Businesses that systematically, comprehensively, strategically, and innovatively develop their business towards long-term sustainability and are engaged in all key areas of CSR.

FTSE4Good Index Series

We are the first Czech bank since 2018 to be part of one of the leading world indexes of socially responsible companies - FTSE4Good Index Series, provided by FTSE Russell (The Financial Times Stock Exchange Group). The FTSE4Good Index Series identifies companies that demonstrate strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices measured against international standards.

MSCI ESG and S&P SAM

We are regularly rated by MSCI ESG and S&P SAM rating agencies that assess sustainable business practices and comprehensive impact that businesses have on society and the environment.

 

Czech Bank of the Year by The Banker

Komerční banka received the Czech Bank of the Year award for 2021 from the prestigious magazine The Banker. The jury mainly appreciated the bank’s activities in the past year as well as its sustainable approach. With regard to 2021, a particular emphasis was placed on what banks took the lead in terms of assistance to customers and the wider economy and best adapted to the long-term growth needs in connection with global changes.