Our Priorities

Banks have an essential role in a prosperous and healthy society. We believe that by running our operations well, standing by our clients and customers and investing in the communities where we operate, we can be a powerful force for good. Our approach focuses on getting the basics of banking right, making sure that we are financially stable with strong governance and good sources of capital and liquidity, so that we can create value for our shareholders and society over the long run. Over the past decade, we have continuously delivered for our clients and customers, shareholders and communities.

Contributing to Sustainable Economic Growth

By providing finance responsibly and extending access to finance, we're contributing to sustainable economic growth.

Through sustainable finance, we work with our clients to ensure the projects we finance meet international environmental and social standards. We also focus on improving access to finance for our customers, clients and those that have limited access to a bank or are severely underserved by financial institutions.

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Being a Responsible Company

Practicing strong governance, looking after our people and minimising our direct environmental impacts are central to being a responsible company.

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Investing in Communities

We partner with respected charities in the UAE to build sustainable programmes that can make a real impact. Additionally, the UAE raises funds for Seeing is Believing, the Bank's global programme to prevent and treat avoidable blindness.

We also offer our staff three days paid leave to volunteer to help give back to their local communities.

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Our Global Presence

We've operated for over 150 years in some of the world's fastest-growing markets. We aim to lead the way in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

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Here for good

Here for good is the essence who we are. It's about sticking by our clients and customers through good times and bad, and always trying to do the right thing.

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