KCB bank bags six awards in prestigious FiRe recognition

FiRe award is aimed at promoting integrated reporting through enhancing accountability, transparency, and integrity.

In Summary

•The Bank bagged six awards which were; Winner Best in Kenya, Best Bank Category and Best among the Listed Companies.

•The bank also emerged the first runners-up Corporate Governance Category and second runners-up Integrated Reporting Category.

KCB chief executive Joshua Oigara on March 2. Photo/Enos Teche.
KCB chief executive Joshua Oigara on March 2. Photo/Enos Teche.

KCB Bank Kenya has been named the overall winner during the 2021 Financial Reporting awards, which seek to celebrate and acknowledge financial institutions which have embraced reporting.

The Bank bagged six awards which were; Winner Best in Kenya, Best Bank Category and Best among the Listed Companies.

The bank also emerged the first runners-up Corporate Governance Category and second runners-up Integrated Reporting Category.

“The awards are a testament of the deliberate focus we have put in enhancing our reporting, being a responsible corporate, which believes in transparency and accountability. Today, we capture all aspects of our business in our Integrated Report for the good of all our stakeholders,” CEO Joshua Oigara said.

FiRe award is aimed at promoting integrated reporting through enhancing accountability, transparency, and integrity.

This is done to enhance compliance with the appropriate financial reporting framework, and other disclosures on governance, social and environmental reporting by private, public and other entities domiciled in East Africa.

(FiRe) Award is the most prestigious and coveted Award in East Africa for financial reporting.

The award is presented annually during a gala evening by the joint promoters; the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) Kenya, the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) and the Public-Sector Accounting Standards Board-Kenya (PSASB).

This year, the Bank was recognized by the Middle East & Africa Innovations Awards 2021 (The Digital Banker) for the Best ESG Award and as the Best Bank in Kenya by Global Finance, World’s Best Bank Awards 2021.