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About China Construction Bank
China Construction Bank (CCB), established in 1954, is a large commercial bank in China. CCB's business consists of corporate banking, personal banking, and treasury operations. In 2018 CCB was the second largest bank in the world by assets and the 6th largest company in the world. It operates a network of 39 domestic branches and many sub-branches around mainland China. The bank operates overseas branches in Tokyo, Frankfurt, Ho Chi Minh City, New York, Seoul, Hong Kong, Sydney, Singapore, Johannesburg and a wholly owned subsidiary in London.
25 Finance Street, Xicheng District
Tian Guoli |
Chairman, Executive Director
Annual report 2018|
CSR report 2018
listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange & Shanghai Stock Exchange
Central Huijin Investment (a state-owned investment company) holds a majority share of 57.11% in China Construction Bank.
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Voluntary initiativesChina Construction Bank has committed itself to the following voluntary standards:
China Construction Bank has no publicly available investment policies.
2018 China Construction Bank strives to “become a bank that serves the general public, promotes people’s livelihood, facilitates low carbon and environmental protection, and achieves sustainable development”. With focus on global climate change, CCB adheres to the strategic approachesto use financial power to promote environmental protection and harmonized development of society.
2017 In CCB's 2017 annual report it stated that "the Bank includes “Green Banking” as a goal in its medium-and long-term business planning. It has vigorously improved the green credit policies and system, developed green credit businesses, strengthened environmental and social risk management, and enriched green credit products and services."
2016 CCB states in its 2016 CSR report that "it takes its environmental responsibilities seriously and provides strong support for low-carbon economy."
2014 The bank declared in its CSR report improvements listed below: "CCB gives priority to developing financial services for small enterprises and providing better financial services to address the public needs for the 'Three Rural' and facilitate the development of the western region."
"CCB undertakes its environmental responsibility conscientiously and strongly supports the low carbon economy and environmental protection industry. The bank is also attentive to social needs and actively participates in charity work to ensure it gives back to society. It is concerned with community development and contributes to the improvement of the harmonious development of society."
The important topics for CCB were identified in its CSR report 2014, including:
- support green credit policy
- enhance customer satisfaction
- staff incentive programs
- inclusive financial services
- operation continuity
True leader Front runner Follower Laggard
BankTrack has assessed China Construction Bank on its implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in June 2016. China Construction Bank is assessed as a Laggard, with a total score of 0/12.