Rokel Commercial Bank was honored with the esteemed “Environmental Excellent Bank of the Year” Award at the 7th Environmental Care Awards ceremony held on November 24th, 2023, in Freetown.
Besides, Dr. Walton Ekundayoh Gilpin, the Managing Director of RCBank was conferred the prestigious “Climate Change Champion CEO of the Year” award.
It must be noted that acknowledgment of RCBank’s unyielding dedication to environmental preservation has highlighted its proactive stance toward safeguarding nature. The bank’s collaboration with Keeping Hope Alive, leading to the plantation of forest trees along the Masiaka/Bo Highway, stands as a testament to its commitment to environmental sustainability.
RCBank’s consistent Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives reflect its unwavering pledge to nurture and conserve the environment. From the meticulous cleaning of the country’s pristine beaches to actively addressing plastic and inorganic waste across Freetown and other regions, RCBank strives to cultivate a clean, healthy, and safe environment for its clientele and the broader citizenry.
According to the Managing Director of RCBank, Dr. Walton Ekundayoh Gilpin, “This recognition serves as a profound source of inspiration for RCBank, reinforcing our commitment to intensify efforts toward ensuring a safer and healthier environment for future generations.”
The bank expressed gratitude to Shout Climate Change, the Sierra Leone Meteorological Agency, and the Freetown City Council for the honour.