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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EBL wins the International Finance Banking Awards 2023 under the category of ‘Most Innovative Retail Bank in Bangladesh’. The accolade was conferred upon EBL by the renowned London-based International Finance magazine, known for its comprehensive coverage of the global financial sector.

EBL has been awarded the prestigious Bank of the Year 2023 for Bangladesh by The Banker. EBL is the first bank in Bangladesh to also win the award for two consecutive years from 2020 - 2021. The award truly demonstrated a level of stability that is testament to the organizational strength.

EBL wins Euromoney Best Bank in Bangladesh Award at the Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2022 in London. EBL is the only bank in Bangladesh to win the coveted award for the fourth time from 2016-2018 and in 2022.

Eastern Bank has won the Best Domestic Bank 2023 Asiamoney Best Bank Awards for Bangladesh for third consecutive years.

EBL has been awarded as one of the top ten banks in Sustainability Rating Recognition 2021. Bangladesh Bank has published the rating based on four indicators such as Sustainable Finance, Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR), Green Refinance and Core Banking Sustainability.

We are the only bank in Bangladesh to be awarded Fastest Growing Digital Bank of 2021 by International Finance Banking Awards

EBL is the only bank in Bangladesh to be awarded Fastest Growing Digital Bank of 2021 by International Finance Banking Awards

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.

Eastern Bank Ltd was recognized as the Best Financial Institution in 2010 at the DHL-Daily Star Bangladesh Business Awards

Eastern Bank PLC has won gold award in general banking category for its outstanding corporate governance practices as well as transparency and accountability in overall management at the 10th ICSB National Award 2022 for Corporate Governance Excellence. EBL has won 5 gold awards since the establishment of ICSB National Award for Corporate Governance Excellence in 2013.

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 been awarded Bangladesh Best Employer Brand Award 2019 at the 14th Employer Branding Awards ceremony.

Eastern Bank PLC (EBL) has won gold award at the ICMAB Best Corporate Award 2022 in the Private Commercial Bank category.  EBL received the prestigious award in recognition of its invaluable contribution to the banking sector and national economy.

EBL was awarded the Best Corporate and Investment Bank in Bangladesh for four consecutive years from 2017 - 2020 by Asiamoney.

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.

EBL has been recognized as a 'Superbrand' of the country for the year 2018-2020 by the Superbrands Bangladesh. EBL also received the Superbrands of Bangladesh award in 2009 for the period 2009-2011.

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.

EBL has been awarded the Most Innovative Retail Bank- Bangladesh 2019 by International Finance Award 2019.

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 ISO 27001:2013 certificate has been conferred to EBL for its compliance with Information Security Management System (ISMS), which is an international risk management framework

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.

PCI DSS certificate has been awarded to EBL in 2016 and reaffirmed in 2017 by global leader in cyber security NCC Group of UK is a testimony to our emphasis on card security.

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

EBL has been awarded at the prestigious Asian Banker Business Achievement Awards 2018 held in Beijing. EBL is the only bank from Bangladesh to win Best Transaction Bank in Bangladesh Awards in two categories of Best Cash Management and Trade Finance.