Credit Agricole Bank is a socially committed and responsible bank and therefore, it continues to carry out charity activities. Among the important implemented projects is the reconstruction at the expense of the bank of the children swimming pool in “Sportium” sports center in Mykolaiv region.
Renovation works lasted during May in order to reconstruct old and non-operating swimming pool so that children could start trainings in the summer.
“On top of stable financial indicators, our professional development, we direct our efforts to support of healthy society. This is confirmed by successfully implemented charitable initiatives including wide-scale reconstruction of the swimming pool in the child complex “Sportium”.
We realize there is a problem with availability of sport equipment, grounds and premises and we invest in its resolution, thus promoting healthy lifestyle and developing sports future of the country”, Jean-Paul Piotrowski, the CEO of Credit Agricole Bank, commented.
Opening of the swimming pool was devoted to the Children’s Day and beginning of the summer season. From 2 to 4 June, an All-Ukrainian open swimming competition took place in “Sportium” and the renovated swimming pool was tested by little sportsmen for the first time. Galyna Nechaeva, HR Director, represented Credit Agricole Bank at the event and presented well-deserved awards to the winners of various age categories.
“Being one of the largest child sport centers in Ukraine, “Sportium” ensures multiple child development, combines recreation and sports with entertainment and creativity. We thank Credit Agricole Bank for its contribution in the swimming pool renovation. Our children really needed it! Now they can not only recreate but also go in for sports”, Yurii Loschyts, Director of Sport and Recreation Center “Sportium”, commented.
“Sport, healthy lifestyle, support of youth – these values really matter for our bank. We care about full-scale and happy childhood of the young generation. We see this project as an important investment in the future. We would like to thank “Sportium” center for their commitment to sport. Your efforts are priceless!” Galyna Nechaeva, HR Director of Credit Agricole Bank, comments.
The project was implemented as part of the corporate social responsibility program «We Care!», launched in the bank in 2016. The program covers the following areas:
- care about staff;
- charity and volunteering;
- care about the environment;
In 2017, the budget of «We Care!» program was doubled, which evidences the expansion of the project and intention of the bank to invest into social initiatives.
About Credit Agricole:
PJSC «Credit Agricole Bank» is a modern universal bank owned by the leading financial group in Europe – Credit Agricole Group (France). The Group is a major partner of the French economy and one of the largest banking groups in Europe. It is a leading retail bank in Europe, having the largest portfolio of assets under management, being first in the field of ban insurance and third - in project financing in Europe. Credit Agricole has been operating in the financial market of Ukraine since 1993 and renders the entire range of banking services to private individuals, including premium-clients, and business. The Bank pays special attention to cooperation with agricultural enterprises. Reliability and business reputation of Credit Agricole in Ukraine is confirmed by the highest possible FITCH ratings, leading positions in bank sustainability, bank deposit reliability and bank profitability rankings, as well as by 300 000 active private and 18 000 corporate customers, including international corporations, large Ukrainian companies and representatives of small and medium business.
Viktoriia Torianyk, Head of PR and corporate communications Credit Agricole Bank
Phone: +38 044 581 07 45, e-mail: Viktoriia.Torianyk@credit-agricole.ua