Barclays Bank scoops 2 awards

Written by on April 18, 2019

BARCLAYS Bank Zambia Plc has been awarded the prestigious 2019 Best Corporate Bank and 2019 Best Corporate Socially Responsible (CSR) Bank in Zambia by Global Banking and Finance.
Barclays Bank Zambia Plc managing director, Mizinga Melu said this was the second consecutive year the Bank had received the Best Corporate Bank in Zambia award from Global Banking and Finance.
She said that the bank was proud to receive those prestigious awards which were a testimony to the commitment of bringing possibilities to life.
“We are committed to delivering exceptional banking products and services and providing solutions for local challenges.
“As an award-winning organization, Barclays Bank Zambia Plc has deep understanding of the banking landscape in Zambia where we have been serving customers for over 100 years.,” she said
She said the bank’s investments in innovative banking solutions enabled its stakeholders to enjoy products and services that were relevant to their needs.
“We also believe in playing a shaping role in society and being an active force for good through our community activities”, said Ms. Melu
Ms Melu explained that Barclays had a long-standing commitment to its communities having invested over K15 million in the last two years as part of our shared-value approach, motivated by the desire to make a difference.
She said that central to the bank’s shared-value approach was the aim to impact some of the key challenges facing society.
“To this end, we supported various projects including the University/college scholarship programme benefiting over 50 vulnerable students to attain a tertiary education, installation of the country’s first Dexa machine (to measure bone density) at the University Teaching Hospital in collaboration with CIDRZ,
“ We also donated sanitary solutions to vulnerable adolescent girls in community schools, equipping over 15,000 youths with entrepreneurial and work skills and Sponsorship of the Barclays Cup for the last 13 years, which will be called the Absa Cup going forward,” said Ms Melu.
She said as the bank transitioned to Absa by June 2020 pending regulatory approval, Barclays remained committed to adding value, strongly focusing on its customers and bringing possibilities to life.

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