Our vision is to be the undisputed leading and dominant financial services institution in Africa.
At UBA we are convinced beyond doubt that integrating sustainable practices in our business is the right thing to do. It makes sense both as a business decision and from a corporate social responsibility perspective.
With our vision of being the leading and dominant financial service institution in Africa, we are committed to building a business that is sustainable and long lasting by maintaining the highest standard of governance in all our business activities and to our communities.
UBA understands its responsibilities are not only towards its customers and shareholders, but more importantly, to the communities in which we operate. This means continuously delivering value, managing our impact on society and providing innovative solutions in these communities.
As the Group MD/CEO says We believe that sustainability is the foundation of our long-term growth and profitability. Not only is it an integral part of our overall business strategy, it is also the right thing to do. It is the right thing for our customers, our suppliers, our shareholders our communities and for our staff as core members of The bank.
Corporate Social Responsibility
As Africa’s Global Bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA) is committed to the highest sustainability standards in our business practices and operations. We are at the forefront of consistently delivering sustainable financial services across all our countries of operation. The Bank fully understands the impact of local economic, social, and environmental factors on its operating environment. As part of our strategic intent, we commit 1% of the group’s annual profit to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities geared towards protecting the environment, promoting educational endeavours, fostering economic empowerment, as well as supporting other sustainable projects. UBA Foundation is committed to caring for the communities in which the bank operates.
With the widest financial service reach in Africa, UBA Foundation can leverage and facilitate philanthropic ventures unlike any other institution. UBA Foundation is actively involved in several initiatives and projects that not only bridge the literacy gap but also encourage economic and environmental sustainability.
We are big on Corporate Governance
United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA Plc) holds good corporate governance as one of its core values and confirms its commitment to the implementation of effective corporate governance principles in its business operations, in line with the applicable Corporate Governance Codes.
In order to promote effective governance of the Bank, relevant structures have been put in place for the execution of the Bank’s Corporate Governance strategy, as elucidated in its Governance Charters, such as the Board, the Board Committees, and Executive Management Committees.
The Board of UBA Plc has also always places considerable emphasis on effective communication with its shareholders. The Bank ensures the protection of statutory and general rights of shareholders at all times, particularly their right to vote at General Meetings. All shareholders are treated equally regardless of their equity interest or social status.