On the Center-invest Bank’s website there is an article, named “Sovereign ESG Banking”, which was written by the Chairman of the bank’s Board of Directors, Professor and Doctor of Economics, Vasily Vasilievich Vysokov. The article contains an analysis of the ESG-management concept (Environmental, Social, Governance), which has become popular in the recent years, based on the principles of environmental, social and managerial responsibility.
The board of directors of Center-invest Bank has approved an increase for the “Education and Science of the South Federal District” Endowment Fund up to 207 million rubles. The endowment fund accumulates capital to generate an income that will be used to resolve such socially important issues, like development of education and science in southern Russia.
Center-invest Bank presented the management results for the “Education and Science of the Southern Federal District”, Southern Federal University, and Don State Technical University Endowment Funds. The weighted average return amounted to 9.62%.
On 1 July, 2022, the Analytical Credit Rating Agency (ACRA) affirmed Center-invest Bank’s rating at A(RU) level on the national scale with stable outlook.
On the 30 June 2022, Center-invest Bank held a joint meeting of the Public Council of the Ministry of Digital Development, Information Technology, and Communications of Rostov Region, the IT Education Fund, and the largest universities in southern Russia.
28 June 2022 became a graduation date for the first group of attendees to the Accelerator Programme that helps to effectively enter and operate at marketplaces. Over 650 entrepreneurs from 70 cities across Russia have successfully completed the programme.
The Moscow Regional Guarantee Fund and Center-invest Bank signed a cooperation agreement. The new partnership empowers the bank to finance and support small and medium-sized businesses by enabling customers to arrange loans and guarantees under the fund’s guarantee.