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Garanti BBVA Integrated Annual Report Wins Gold At Stevie International Business Awards

Garanti BBVA Integrated Annual Report Wins Gold At Stevie International Business Awards

Garanti BBVA was named the winner of a Gold Stevie Award for its Integrated Annual Report 2019 published with the concept “The Next Decade” in the “Best Annual Report” category at the Stevie International Business Awards, the only global awards program recognizing well-known international companies and executives for their achievements. Approximately 4 thousand organizations and executives from more than 60 countries were evaluated by more than 250 executives worldwide to determine the Stevie Award winners.

As the first bank to disclose its value creation for the economy and society as an integrated annual report, Garanti BBVA was recognized for its Digital Report Assistant, a dialogue-based AI solution that represents a first of its kind in Turkey. The Integrated Annual Report 2019, in which Garanti BBVA Management conveyed its 2030 Outlook in line with mega trends, transforming business models and the impact on their respective lines of business, received three more major awards during the year. Garanti BBVA won the Silver Award at the Vision Awards, organized by LACP and highlighted by the high level of participation of Fortune 500 companies, and received the Bronze Award at the Mercomm ARC Awards. The Bank was also named Top 10 worldwide in the Corporate Register Reporting Awards, the only awards program in corporate responsibility reporting.

Commenting on the topic, Garanti BBVA’s CEO Recep Baştuğ said, “Over the last decade, technology changed our lives at an unprecedented rate. In this process, understanding new experiences facilitated by technology and transforming business models appropriately have gained critical importance. As Garanti BBVA, in line with our purpose of ‘bringing the age of opportunities to everyone’, we back our business model with a long-lasting, solid strategy that sets human and technology to be inseparable, and manage our risks and opportunities accordingly. We prepare our annual reports with this particular integrated thinking mindset to disclose our value creation for all stakeholders within the context of sustainable development. We are honored that our responsible and transparent communication is recognized by international authorities as we move forward towards our purpose, integrating the material issues of each of our stakeholders within our strategy. We will continue to work as one team to create value.”

 

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