Corporate Social Responsibility (2nd runner Up) - 2009
The demand for more ethical business processes is increasing and indeed pressure is applied on industries to improve business ethics through new public initiatives to promote Good Corporate Citizenship. Fidelity bank was assessed to be one of the most Socially Responsible Bank for the year under review. A panel of judges constituted by KPMG, the event statisticians to review information obtained from the banks regarding programmes financed by the banks with the aim of improving the quality of life of their staff and the community at large. Notable amongst this Fidelity Bank arranged funding of GHS 2.6M for the purchase of a Magnetic Resonance Image (MRI) Scanner for the 37 Military Hospital. The bank saw this as important as the hospital needed this to diagnose cancer or cardiac problems, brain scans as well as orthopedic problems for the entire nation. The bank further donated GHS 20,000 to equip the building housing the MRI Scanner.