Awards And Recognitions

We are very much under the grip of this age of digitization and virtual reality. The market place, be it product or financial, is undergoing rapid changes. The challenge is to ride the bandwagon of digitization and at the same time carry on with age-old values.

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Eastern Bank Ltd. is the only bank to win Bangladesh Fintech Award 2021 in the Fintech Innovation of the year-Banks category for EBLConnect, a solution developed by EBL ICT Division for its corporate customers. 

This award is an initiative of Bangladesh Fintech Forum, organized and hosted by  Bangladesh Brand Forum.



EBL has been awarded the Best Domestic Bank Bangladesh 2021 by Asiamoney. The award is a testimony of EBL’s efforts to broaden its services for retail investors in response to the coronavirus pandemic.



Our system of corporate governance provides the basis for the responsible management, transparency of processes and compliance to regulatory bodies with a focus on sustainable value creation. Our continuous effort to adopt and adapt to international best practices in corporate governance has been recognized by Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB). We have got recognition for last three consecutive years at the ICSB National Award for Corporate Governance Excellence award



In retail banking EBL has emerged as an undisputed leader. The Asian Banker International Excellence in Retail Financial Services award has adjudged EBL as the Best in Retail Bank in Bangladesh for the last six consecutive years from 2013-18.

The London-based International Finance magazine in 2018 awarded EBL for the Best Credit Card Offering in Bangladesh.



EBL has won the prestigious ‘ICMAB Best Corporate Award 2018’ securing the first position in the Private Commercial Bank Category. It signifies the Bank’s resilient performance over the years. EBL won the award for three consecutive years from 2016.



In 2017 IFC of World Bank group recognized us as the Best Issuing Bank Partner and Best Trade Operations Issuing Bank Partner in South Asia.



The FinanceAsia magazine awarded the Best Bank in Bangladesh accolade in 2017. EBL also received Best Investment Bank in Bangladesh in 2019 award by FinanceAsia.



Our relentless effort to upgrade and update on every account of standardization is reflected in our Operations department's recent ISO 9001: 2015 certification.



The rating by a top global agency like Moody's in March 2016 was a high point in our journey to excellence. Moody's assigned us Ba3 rating with stable outlook. The rating is equivalent to country sovereign of Bangladesh. EBL is the first company in the country to achieve this commendable feat. Moody's reaffirmed EBL the Ba3 rating in 2017 and 2018. EBL's current rating is B1.



Network Intelligence Global Cybersecurity provider assessed EBL and found compliant with PCI DSS on card security for the year 2019 and 2020.