Jakarta, 14 December 2020 – PT Bank Central Asia Tbk (BCA) is consistently committed to sustainable management that refers to environmental, social and corporate governance aspects. The Bank BCA was inducted into the SRI-KEHATI index constituency list for the period of December 2020 to May 2021 in recognition of its commitment, as announced by the Indonesia Stock Exchange on Tuesday (24/11).
The assessment submitted by the Indonesian Biodiversity Foundation (KEHATI) confirms that the inclusion of BCA in the Sustainable and Responsible Investment (SRI) KEHATI Index is a testament of the company’s commitment to implementing sustainable management principles that focus on environmental, social and good corporate governance. BCA has been inducted into the SRI-KEHATI index since 2009.
“The SRI-KEHATI index is an important indicator of a company’s commitment to sustainable management practices, vitally concerned about the environmental conservation and sustainable development in Indonesia. This is a particularly important milestone for BCA and all stakeholders and is also a crucial measure for investors in capital market to make a positive impact on the business and the Indonesian people in a sustainable manner,” said Vera Eve Lim, Director of BCA.
For your information, the SRI-KEHATI index continuously reviews the stock price performance of 25 listed companies that have performed well in Sustainable and Responsible Investment (SRI). The KEHATI Foundation has established strategic alliances with various parties, both the government and corporations, to embrace and create a platform for businesses to participate in the preservation of biodiversity and sustainable development efforts.
One of these strategic partnerships is to develop assessment tools for green investments through various index initiatives such as Reksadana Kehati Lestari (RDKL), ETF SRI-KEHATI, and Sustainable and Responsible Investment Index (SRI) KEHATI. Together with 25 other companies, in collaboration with the JSE, BCA is listed in the SRI-KEHATI Index.
“Given its periodical assessment, BCA sees it as a challenge to maintain its achievement. This serves as a source of motivation for the company to continuously improve its performance by adopting sustainable management in accordance with global standards,” Vera concluded.
About PT Bank Central Asia Tbk (as of 30th September 2020)
BCA is one of the leading commercial banks in Indonesia with the core business of transaction banking. BCA also offers a full range of financial services in consumer, SME, commercial and corporate segments. As of September 2020, BCA has the privilege of serving 23.0 million customer accounts, processing around 33 million of daily transactions through a network of 1,249 branches; 17,415 ATMs as well as the 24-hour internet & mobile banking systems; supported by 24/7 Halo BCA contact center. BCA’s presence is complemented by a number of subsidiaries focusing on vehicle financing, sharia banking, securities, general and life insurance, digital bank, remittance as well as venture capital business. BCA is committed to building lasting relationship with customers, putting people first, and making positive impact on society at large. With more than 24,000 employees, BCA's vision is to be the bank of choice and a major pillar of the Indonesia economy.
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