The Bank’s first formal Sustainability Policy, Strategy, and Plan were developed in 2020 for ten years, building on its historical achievements in this area. Accordingly, DFCC Bank aims to be the leading Bank contributing towards sustainability by 2030, to contribute towards a resilient Sri Lanka that contributes to sustainable economic growth, promoting positive social and environmental impacts and facilities to advance sustainable workplaces and lifestyles. The Bank has also implemented a Social and Environmental Management System (SEMS) for the past few years to mitigate the environmental and social risks of the portfolio while ensuring the projects funded by the Bank meet all required environmental and social regulations.
Thimal Perera, Chief Executive Officer of DFCC Bank stated that winning the Best Management Practices Excellence Award is a testament to their unwavering commitment to implementing sustainable practices. He further expressed the Bank’s gratitude for being recognized for its sustainability efforts. He stated that they are striving to achieve various milestones, including becoming a Bank for Green Finance, achieving Carbon Neutrality, adopting a Paperless culture, promoting equal opportunity employment, and increasing the role of women in leadership.
DFCC Bank is ranked among Business Today’s Top 40 Corporates in Sri Lanka.