16:45 | 09/04/2014 Economy
(VEN) - Standard Chartered Bank (Vietnam) received a Golden Dragon Award 2013 for “Most Favorite International Bank”. Golden Dragon Awards are presented annually by the Vietnam Economic Times in collaboration with the Foreign Investment Agency and the Ministry of Planning and Investment, to recognize and celebrate foreign-invested enterprises for their significant contributions to Vietnam. This is the seventh consecutive year that Standard Chartered won this prestigious award.
As a leading international bank with a long history in Vietnam, Standard Chartered has been at the forefront of driving innovation and the introduction of world class expertise in the country. In raising the bar for the entire industry, Standard Chartered has helped to create a more robust financial services sector in Vietnam. Standard Chartered believes in building a sustainable business for the long term and is trusted worldwide for upholding high standards of corporate governance, social responsibility, environmental protection and employee persity.
General Director of Standard Chartered Bank (Vietnam) Nirukt Sapru said, “2014 is a very special year for Standard Chartered in Vietnam as it marks the 110th anniversary of the opening of our first branch in the country. Being recognized again as the “Most Favorite International Bank” is a significant achievement and it has helped to make our anniversary celebration even more meaningful. Standard Chartered is deeply committed to Vietnam. We will continue to support Vietnam’s efforts to attain sustainable economic growth and strive to offer more innovative banking products and services for our clients and customers.”
Standard Chartered Vietnam’s achievements have been recognized both globally and locally. Last year, the bank was named “Best Consumer Internet Bank 2013” by Global Finance and “Best Service Provider in Vietnam” in the three categories: Best Cash Management Provider, Best Structured Trade Finance Provider and Best eSolutions Partner Bank by the Asset. Additionally, the governor of the State Bank of Vietnam gave Standard Chartered the Excellent Labor Collective 2012 Award in recognition of its many contributions to the country./.