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Social responsibility of business versus sustainable development

Social responsibility of business versus sustainable development

The general idea of the "sustainable development" envisages that sustainable business is aiming at the maximization of not just instant profit, but also long-term profit, thus entailing additional obligations concerning environment, society, clients, shareholders, staff and business development. Since 2006, FT and IFC have introduced "FT Emerging Markets Sustainable Bank of the Year Award". The Center-invest Bank has applied for this competition in 2007. The winner will be announced on the 7th of June in London.

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Banking on the New Frontier

Banking on the New Frontier

Craig Mellow

Russia's economic boom is bringing prosperity to its far-flung provinces and driving a boom in regional lending.

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Center-Invest: southern champion with a social conscience

Center-Invest: southern champion with a social conscience

Euromoney:: September 2007 :: Russia

"If Moscow is the centre of Russia, then the south is the pearl." That's the mantra that Vasily Vysokov, chairman of Bank Center-Invest, likes to chant about the Krasnodar Krai federal district where his bank is the pre-eminent private sector player. As a native of Rostov-on-Don where Center-Invest is headquartered, he's clearly biased in his opinion of his home region but there's no denying the fact that he and his wife Tatiana, who founded the bank back in 1992, have built a successful banking franchise that has propelled Center-Invest into the top 150 banks in Russia.

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Gebrauchsanweisung für Rußland

Gebrauchsanweisung für Rußland

Mittelstandsberater sieht "Perspektiven ohne Ende" / Früherer Bundesbankchef Welteke: Genau hinzuschauen lohnt sich

FRANKFURT. Rollt der Rubel? Ja, er rollt. Zumindest für Ernst Welteke, den früheren Bundesbank-Präsidenten Er arbeitet mittlerweile für die Bank "Center- invest". Für die Bank wie? Das haben sich vermutlich einige der Wirtschaftsleute im "Hotel Kennedy" in Frankfurt-Sachsen-hausen gefragt, die sich dort Aufklärung über die Marktchancen in Rußland erhofften.

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Sustaining Market Share through Lending to SMEs and Energy Efficiency Projects

Sustaining Market Share through Lending to SMEs and Energy Efficiency Projects

BANK "CENTER-INVEST"

Established in 1992 in the city of Rostov-on-Don, Bank "Center-invest" ranks among the largest 150 Russian banks and is the largest privately owned bank in the Rostov Region. It has 9 branches and 33 sub-branches, mainly in the Rostov region, which service both large corporations and SMEs. Since 2004, the bank has been expanding to neighboring regions and has established representative offices in Moscow and in London. Since 2002, it has received investments and trade finance from IFC, EBRD, DEG, KFW, and USAID, along with technical assistance in the areas of credit underwriting, risk management, international accounting standards, business organization, and social and environmental management.

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Russlands neue

Russlands neue

Russlands neue

Russland. Österreichische Unternehmen entdecken Südrussland auch abseits von Sotschi. Chancen gibt es etwa in den Bereichen Lebensmitteltechnik und Energieeffizienz.

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BANK "CENTER-INVEST"

BANK "CENTER-INVEST"

Sustaining Market Share through Lending to SMEs and Energy Efficiency Projects

Established in 1992 in the city of Rostov-on-Don, Bank "Center-invest" ranks among the largest 150 Russian banks and is the largest privately owned bank in the Rostov Region. It has 9 branches and 33 sub-branches, mainly in the Rostov region, which service both large corporations and SMEs. Since 2004, the bank has been expanding to neighboring regions and has established representative offices in Moscow and in London. Since 2002, it has received investments and trade finance from IFC, EBRD, DEG, KFW, and USAID, along with technical assistance in the areas of credit underwriting, risk management, international accounting standards, business organization, and social and environmental management.

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