Dragon Capital has been nominated for the 2012 Financial Times and International Finance Corporation Sustainable Finance Awards.
The firm was named a nominee in the “Sustainable Investor of the Year” category in London June 14.
“This second consecutive nomination is recognition of Dragon Capital’s leading role in the investment industry, practicing responsible investment. It encourages us to continue to strive to promote the value of sustainable development in Vietnam,” said Dragon Capital CEO Dominic Scriven.
Established in 1994, Dragon Capital is one of the longest operating and most diversified financial institutions in Vietnam.
The Financial Times and World Bank member IFC have launched this year’s awards for banks and other financial institutions that demonstrate leadership and innovation in integrating environmental, social and corporate governance considerations into their business
Now in their seventh year, the 2012 FT and IFC Sustainable Finance Awards attracted 161 entries from 145 financial institutions and 36 non-financial groups in 67 countries.
“These awards recognise the key role that sustainable finance can play in creating jobs, fighting climate change and improving access to finance,” said IFC CEO Lars Thunell.