18th February, 2019: JS Bank, one of the fastest growing financial institutions of Pakistan has won the honorary CSR award at the 8th Corporate Social Responsibility Summit & Awards. This is the 7th year running that the Bank has been recognized for its grassroots focused community development initiatives.
The award was received by Zaid Haroon, Head of Corporate Communications and CSR for the Bank. JS Bank is working in the areas of health, education and sustainable development through its own efforts as well as by supporting the charitable arm of JS Group, Mahvash & Jahangir Siddiqui Foundation (MJSF).
Speaking at the occasion, Zaid Haroon stated, “JS Bank is at the forefront of positive social change as we believe in going beyond business. As the 3rd largest SME bank in the country, JS Bank believes in the entrepreneurial spirit of its fellow citizens and has partnered with organizations such as Karandaaz Pakistan, USAID etc. for SME financing. Passionate about operational sustainability we are the first commercial bank in South Asia to have been certified by WWF as a Green Office.”
The 8th Corporate Social Responsibility Summit & Awards 2019 was organized by The Professionals Network and Ethical Business Update EBU. The ceremony was held in Karachi and was attended by ac cross section of individuals from the corporate, academia, philanthropic and government sectors.
About JS Bank:
JS Bank is one of the fastest growing banks in Pakistan, with 345 branches in 172 cities including one international branch. The Bank is a leader in the digital banking space and distribution of insurance solutions. JS Bank has received the prestigious award for Best Environmental and Social Governance Bank at the Pakistan Banking Awards 2017. The Bank is part of JS Group, one of Pakistan’s most diversified and progressive financial services groups. For more information, please visit http://www.jsbl.com.