EASTERN BANK LIMITED

The main objective of EBL’s CSR policy is to foster the education sector and any activity that relates to the development of education system in Bangladesh. Other than this, at the time of national requirement, EBL would generously come forward with helping hands to serve the humanity. The objective of EBL’s CSR policy is to promote education and extend help to any activity that relates to the development of education system in Bangladesh. At the time of national requirement, EBL generously came forward with helping hands to serve the humanity.

Disaster relief
  • Donation and distribution of 50,000 liter clean drinking water and medicines at the ‘Aila’ affected areas of Satkhira & Khulna. An EBL team visited the remote areas by motorized boats and directly distributed the water and medicines to the affected population of the areas.
  • Donation of Tk. 25 lac for the flood affected people in 2007.
  • Donation of Tk. 50 lac for the cyclone “Sidr’’ affected people in 2007.
Education
  • EBL Dhaka University Alumni Association (DUAA) inspiration got materialized in 2008. A no. of 228 students from each academic year of each departments of University of Dhaka received awards for their academic achievements.
  • Donated several desktop and laptop computers to different departments of University of Dhaka.
  • Donation to Rajshahi University Physics Department for arranging seminars.
Health
  • Donation to Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Association for organizing rural level medical training.
  • Donation to Bangladesh Physiotherapy Association for scientific seminar to develop Physiotherapist in Bangladesh.
  • Chittagong Eye Infirmary for free treatment service to poor patients; Shondhani, Bangladesh
  • Medical Unit for Blood Donation Program; Faridpur Heart Foundation for buying equipments.
  • Seminar on Nephrology jointly organized with Raffles’ Hospital, Singapore for EBL Customers for health awareness.
  • Health awareness seminars and discussion sessions jointly with Apollo Hospitals and Blood
  • Donation Campaigns at different branches.
Social welfare
  • Donation of Tk. 20 lac to “Adorn Publications” for publishing “Mohan Ekushey Subornojoyonti Grontho” written on rich heritage of language movement and culture of Bangladesh.
  • Donation of Tk. 10 lac to Bangladesh Protibondhi Foundation for building its own power generation plant for their ongoing Reahabilitation center.
  • Donation to ‘Prerona’, an organization for publishing children’s book for blind children.
  • Donation to Lions Foundation for social activities.
  • Donation to Forestry Department, Ministry of environment for running awareness campaigns on forest preservation.
  • Donation to ‘Uddipon Biddalaya’, an institute working with underprivileged children.
  • Donated to Dhaka Metropolitan Police for arranging ‘Traffic Awareness Month 2008; Forest Ministry for arranging Tree Week.
EXIM BANK LIMITED

The bank’s CSR activities mainly involve contribution towards building up an enlightened and prosperous nation. In view of it, it has taken patronization of education as its core CSR activity, whereas disaster management and alleviation of poverty is much emphasized.

Education
  • As many as 1000 students from around 150 reputed educational institutions across the country are being provided with scholarship in two levels-school level and university level.
  • They are taken under this program to be taken care of for the whole educational life subject to their fulfillment of the eligibility criteria.
  • Quard or interest free loan is provided to poor and meritorious students to help bear monthly educational expenditure including food, accommodation etc. The quard is distributed to the selected students in monthly installments till their accomplishment of the Masters Degree. 138 poor and meritorious students from a number of reputed educational institutions are being provided with quard.
Disaster relief
  • During cold spells, the bank’s foundation team goes to the northern area of the country and distributes blankets and other necessaries to help them survive cold.
  • During flood hundreds of thousands of people are left out of economic activities. Since the inception of the bank it responded generously to the call of the flood-affected people.
  • Bangladesh lies in a natural calamity-prone area. EXIM Bank has always been at the service of the people afflicted by those natural calamities.
  • In 2005, the bank distributed rikshaws among the tornado victim families in Netrokona with a view to helping them return to income generating activities through self-employment.
Social welfare
  • A good deal of the bank’s charity is done for developing infra-structure of educational institutions, hospitals etc. or providing equipments for them.
  • It also donates equipments like computers, furniture etc. to educational institutions. It donates ambulances for different hospitals of the city.
  • EXIM Bank sponsors different cultural programs and sports all the year round. It also helps arrange different national and international seminars as a sponsor.
  • EXIM Bank planted trees on the road-median from Bangla Motor Crossing to Hotel Sheraton Crossing. For plantation of the trees and proper maintenance of them, it has spent about Tk. 1.20 million.
  • To make the capital a modern city, the bank has join hands with the government. For secured movement of the urban people, it has built a foot bridge over Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue at Paribagh at a cost of Tk. 150.00 million. Construction of two other foot over-bridges, one at Tejgon and the other at Karwan Bazar is being planned.

FIRST SECURITY ISLAMI BANK LIMITED

FSIBL keeps on discharging its CSR activities as a part of social entity for the greater interest of the entire society. The bank has always extended its support to the development of the community through promotion of sports, culture, health & educational programs, disaster relief.

Education
  • Donation to Sonatola Pilot High School, Barnamala Adarsha School, DU Management Dept. etc.
Social welfare
  • Donation to Bangladesh Deaf Sports Federation, History of greater Khulna & Culture, Kriralok, Brihattar Noakhali Kantha, DU Journalist Association, Gulshan Ladies Community Club, Bangladesh Muktijoddha Shangshad, etc.
  • Donation to Gazipur Probin Kallyan Samity, Islami Economic Research Bureau, Apex Club of Ramna, Chittagong Samity, Bankers Forum, etc.
IFIC BANK LIMITED

IFIC is working to follow responsible business practices in all of its functions and operations and will strive to implement the same at its stakeholders, beneficiaries and other business partners. Poverty reduction, improvement of health, increase in education level especially of the poor, and minimizing socioeconomic inequalities have been the major focus of IFIC’s CSR agenda. Bangladesh is frequently hit by disasters, particularly cyclones, floods, mud slides and droughts. IFIC Bank Ltd., like other banks in Bangladesh, made a large expenditure in disaster relief because of ‘Sidr’ and ‘Aila’ in the year 2007 and 2009.