Highlights efforts on gender equality and sustainable financing
Banco Nacional Financial Conglomerate recognized by the National Stock Exchange for promoting the participation of women in management and senior management positions, establishing the first social bond in Costa Rica and having the highest volume traded in the primary market of the stock market in 2022 Went. Exchange (BNV).
These efforts earned the entity four recognitions at the BNV Capital Market Awards and the BNV Sustainability Awards this year in terms of gender equality, sustainable financing and higher business volumes.
During 2022, BN Valores led the Costa Rican capital market in fundraising when new securities were issued, for this reason, Melvin Garita, General Manager of BN Valores, received the BNV Capital Markets 2022 Award in the Stock Market Positions category, with the highest Volume traded in the primary market in 2022.
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Banco Nacional, on the other hand, received the BNV Sustainability Award for the first social bond issuance in Costa Rica, together with FinDev Canada and IDB Invest, aimed at financing the development of micro, small and medium-sized companies.
BNV also presented a sustainability award to BN Fondos for establishing a board of directors with 86% female participation.
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Finally, Banco Nacional was also highlighted for establishing a senior management team with 50% female participation, which means a great achievement that contributes to the promotion of gender equality in the country.
This last award was also received by the General Director of Institutional Relations and Sustainability, who assures that all these recognitions reflect the commitment of the Banco Nacional Financial Conglomerate (CFBNCR) to contribute to the sustainable development of Costa Rica.
Name National Bank
general manager Bernardo Alfaro