BB SFD introduced "Sustainability Rating of Banks and Financial Institutions" via circular dated 31 December 2020 and circular dated 17 August 2021 (only additional parameters).
The yearly sustainability rating will be published based on the status of 31 December of previous year.
Bangladesh Bank considers multiple quantitative and qualitative parameters under different broad components for "Sustainability Rating" of Banks and Financial Institutions. The major components are listed below:
- Sustainable Finance Indicators.
- CSR Activities.
- Green Refinance.
- Core Banking Sustainability.
- Banking Service Coverage Component.