NewZNew (Chandigarh) : YES BANK, has conducted workshops across its branches on Energy Conservation & Sustainable Living in association with The Climate Reality Project India, a renowned organization working in the field of environment and climate change. YES BANK under its community engagement platform YES COMMUNITY, undertook this initiative, since the Mother Earth Day, with an objective to increase awareness on Energy conservation by giving tips on energy conservation.
YES BANK’s branches across the country conducted these Awareness drives at RWAs, schools, corporate offices etc. Over 25,000 citizens across all walks of life participated in these drives, conducted with an aim to sensitized them towards the importance of Environment conservation and enable them to evolve as responsible and compassionate citizens.
Ms. Namita Vikas, President & Chief Sustainability Officer, YES BANK Ltd., said “YES COMMUNITY is a unique initiative at YES BANK that provides a single platform to engage and synergize with all strata of the society to build a better India. We hope these events inspire people to become environmental stewards and promote sustainable living practices at individual level that impact the local community and planet. This is our gesture towards spreading awareness for a greener tomorrow.”
Speaking about the event, Mr. Rana Kapoor, Managing Director and CEO, YES BANK said “The YES-COMMUNITY program is our pivotal social engagement program through which YES BANK endeavours to make a meaningful contribution to the needs of the local community that we are a part of. These span diverse areas such as Education, Women Empowerment, Health & Wellness and Senior Citizen welfare as well as social financial stability & literacy programmes. The YES-COMMUNITY program also promotes a sense of responsibility and awareness amongst over 10,000 YES BANK employees. These engagements under YES-COMMUNITY have helped YES BANK build relationships with its immediate communities that go beyond transactional banker-customer relations to engender trust.”
YES BANK advocates inclusive public, social and sustainable environmental development, through YES-COMMUNITY, a unique community engagement initiative conducted across over 630 YES BANK branches across all 29 states and 7 Union Territories of India. YES-COMMUNITY connects with all stakeholders in the Branch Serving Area and builds a strong connect with the immediate community. Every month all YES BANK branches conduct activities in association with Residential societies, NGOs, Educational institutions, administrative bodies, Industry Associations and promote Financial Literacy & Inclusion, Child Education, Social and Environmental welfare, Women Empowerment, Health & Wellness.