The inclusion of Russia’s first issue of green bank bonds in the Moscow Exchange’s Sustainable Development Sector was a landmark event for the Russian economy. For the issuer, Center-invest Bank, it was the logical next stage in its responsible financing of environmental measures. Chairman of Center-invest Bank’s Executive Board, Lidia Simonova, notes that it was a major achievement in terms of the bank’s strategy. It reinforced that ESG banking is not only the main trend in global financial markets; it can also be the guiding philosophy for a regional bank.
The lockdown and measures to support the economy amid the Covid 19 pandemic have turned the concept of a distance economy into a reality. Dr Vasily Vysokov, Professor of Economics, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Center-invest Bank, presents his vision for the principles of the economy that we see being formed right before our eyes.
À la présidence de Center-Invest, quinzième banque russe pour le financement des
PME-PMI, Vasily Vysokov promeut une nouvelle méthode positive pour faire du
business. Il soutient et accompagne la microfinance et les jeunes entrepreneurs.
Since its establishment in 1992 by southern Russia’s first privatised enterprises, Center-invest Bank has not only provided banking services, but has also helped the region’s population, companies and authorities to resolve economic and social problems. Center-invest Bank is known as a reform laboratory in southern Russia for its impact on economic processes in the region and its ability to combine modern theoretical knowledge with practical solutions.