The Bank of Industry received top honours at the Sustainability, Enterprise and Responsibility Awards also known as the SERAS CSR Awards 2021. The awards took place on Saturday, December 4th, 2021 in Lagos Nigeria.

BOI was awarded the ‘Best Company in Financial Inclusion’ and ‘Best New Entry’ in recognition of its development impact in providing solutions to ensure that financial services are more accessible to unbanked and underbanked groups. The award highlights the Bank’s impact significant efforts in deepening financial inclusion for micro-enterprises through the development and execution of innovative financial and non-financial products that promote the use of technology and intermediaries to provide low-interest financing solutions to businesses in the informal, semi-formal and formal sectors. 

The SERAS is Africa’s first and foremost recognition for Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability. Over the last 15 years, it has become the gold-standard award and the most credible industry ceremony in Africa with representation from 19 African countries.