Publications

Lidia Simonova, Center-invest Bank: Our business model combines social responsibility and profitability

Lidia Simonova, Center-invest Bank: Our business model combines social responsibility and profitability

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.

all publications »
Euromoney

CEE’s best bank for corporate responsibility 2020