BONSERNEWS.com – PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero) Tbk received 9 awards for 2 major categories at the 2023 FinanceAsia Awards event which was held in Hong Kong on Wednesday, 28 June 2023.
In the Best Companies in Asia – Indonesia category, BRI received 8 Gold awards, including Best CEO, Best CFO, Best Financial Company, Best ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance), Best DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion), Best Investor Relations, Best-Large Cap Company, and Best Managed Company.
In this category, the assessment is carried out on companies from various sectors with a system of interviews and surveys of investors, as well as analysis based on the company’s performance in the past 12 months.
This assessment demonstrates BRI’s courage to be assessed and assessed by various independent, bona fide and credible external parties.
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Meanwhile, for the FinanceAsia Awards category, BRI received the Most Progressive DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) award. The FinanceAsia Awards itself is specifically for companies engaged in the Indonesian financial sector.
BRI President Director Sunarso, BRI Finance Director Viviana Dyah Ayu, and BRI Compliance Director A. Solichin Lutfiyanto were also present at the award ceremony night.
Sunarso revealed that BRI’s success in obtaining an award from FinanceAsia was a reflection of international appreciation for BRI’s success in recording positive performance on an ongoing basis.
In terms of performance, until the end of the first quarter of 2023 BRI was able to record a consolidated profit (BRI Group) of IDR 15.56 trillion or grew 27.37% year on year (yoy). The BRI Group’s assets grew 10.46% yoy to IDR 1,822.97 trillion.
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In terms of lending, all of BRI’s credit segments recorded positive growth, with the main driver being the micro segment which grew 11.18%, bringing the total credit and financing of the BRI Group to IDR 1,180.12 trillion.
Meanwhile specifically for the MSME segment, the portion has reached 83.86% compared to BRI’s total loans or the equivalent of IDR 989.64 trillion.
From a funding perspective, BRI was able to collect DPK of IDR 1,255.45 trillion or a double digit growth of 11.45% yoy with the main support being the growth of low-cost funds or CASA which grew 13.01% yoy to IDR 810.09 trillion.
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