Unicaja Banco has been awarded the City of Malaga Award to Business and Trade, given out by the city council, in recognition of the bank’s outstanding trajectory in the business sector and its significant contribution to Malaga social and economic development.
The award was collected on Friday, 17 September, by the Chair of Unicaja Banco, Manuel Azuaga, at an event held at Malaga City Hall and chaired by the Mayor, Francisco de la Torre.
The goal of the Malaga City Awards is to promote civic attitudes through the recognition and support to values that contribute to ensure harmonious coexistence and social development.
Other winners include karate star Damián Quintero, Litoral magazine, Sergio Banderas –teacher at IES Campanillas-, and the taskforce of the tourist sector affected by the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Unicaja Banco, fifth largest bank in the Spanish financial system in terms of volume of assets and leading bank in six Autonomous Communities and also in Malaga, has a special link with the city -where it has its headquarters- and with the province.
Unicaja Banco’s commitment to Malaga and its province is also reflected in the bank’s general interest in contributing to develop actions to favour the business fabric, facilitate the economic boost and support employment in the areas where it operates.
Unicaja Banco, fifth largest bank in the Spanish financial system
Unicaja Banco is the fifth largest bank in the Spanish financial system by volume of assets, with a proven trajectory of financial soundness and following a model of proximity banking and sustainable business.
With over 4.5 million customers, it has a broad and diversified presence in 80% of the Spanish territory, with more than 1,400 branches, being the leading bank in six Autonomous Communities (Andalucía, Asturias, Cantabria, Castilla-La Mancha, Castilla y León and Extremadura). It is also present in markets such as Madrid, Ceuta and Melilla.
Unicaja Banco is characterised by a high degree of commitment, closeness, confidence and knowledge of its customers and of the areas where it operates, as well as by a prudent management of its risk profile and its commitment to society and sustainability. Quality, innovation and digital transformation are a priority for the bank, as axes to improve service to customers and efficiency.