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Center-invest Bank Becomes Stolypin Award Laureate


 Center-invest Bank was honoured with a laureate diploma of the XVIII Annual International Stolypin Economics and Finance Award in the nomination “Popularisation of ESG banking”.

 The award has been arranged by the Bankovskoye Delo magazine in cooperation with the Council of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, Growth Locomotives ANO, and industry associations. Center-invest Bank received a laureate diploma in the ESG agenda nomination “Popularisator of ESG banking”.

ESG banking is a global trend focused on a long-term development strategy and sustainable growth for the benefit of present and future generations. Center-invest Bank is actively engaged in shaping ESG agenda in Russia. Mr. Vasily Vysokov, a Chairman of the Board of Directors of Center-invest Bank, Prof., Doctor of Economics, is one of the most distinguished experts in ESG banking and since 2020 has been leading the ESG-banking project group of the Association of Banks of Russia.  

In 2022, the bank formed the concept of Sovereign ESG Banking, which is focused on innovation, an integrated approach, long-term profit, the formation of a new corporate culture to ensure technological sovereignty.  

Center-invest Bank advantageously integrates the ESG principles of sustainable banking into the organisation of management, strategic and business planning, risk management and reporting. Moreover, in each of these areas, our bank boosts the best international practice up with its own expertise.