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Major Events in 2012
On December 31, 2012, China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSBC) approved the Bank's issuing not more than 1.915 billion tailored additional shares to the five investors, including the People's Insurance Company (Group) of China Limited, PICC Property and Casualty Company Limited, PICC Life Insurance Company Limited, China National Tobacco Corporation and Shanghai Zhengyang International Trade Co., Ltd., to raise a total of funds about RMB 24 billion.
On December 20, 2012, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS), the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) and the Ministry of Finance (MOF) jointly issued the “Decision on Commending National Collective and Individual Role Models for Emission Reduction during the ‘11th Five-year Planning' Period”, the Bank was conferred the title of “National Collective Role Model for Emission Reduction”.
On December 19, 2012, the Bank won the “Board of Directors Award” consecutively at the “11th Chinese Corporate Governance Forum” sponsored by Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) and China Association for Public Companies (CAPCO).
On December 17, 2012, the “Award Ceremony for Golden Dragon Prize–2012 Gold Medal List of Chinese Financial Institutions” sponsored by the Financial News and jointly organized by the Institute of Finance and Banking, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and the Bank won the prize of “Annual Bank with the Greatest Innovative Power”.
On December 5, 2012, China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) approved the preparation of Lanzou Branch by the Bank.
In December 2012, Interbrand, the largest brand consulting company in the world, released “2011 China's Best Brand Value List” in Beijing. The Bank ranks No.23 with a brand value of RMB 8.469 billion, which grew by 26% YoY, an increase ranking front among all listed enterprises.
On November 28, 2012, the Bank won the “Annual Green Finance Award” in the appraisal of “Green Medal Prize” held by China Business News.
On November 23, 2012, the Bank won the “Low-carbon Pioneer Enterprise Prize” at the “Summit on the Development of Low-carbon China in the 21st Century” held by the 21st Century Business Herald and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
On November 22, 2012, at the 4th Appraisal of Competitive Financial Institutions, the Bank won four prizes, including “2012 Competitive Financial Institution for Outstanding Performance of Social Responsibility”, “2012 Competitive Bank for Outstanding Supply Chain Financial Service”, “2012 Competitive Bank for Outstanding Financial Services to Small- and Mini-sized Enterprises”, and “2012 Competitive Bank for Outstanding Risk Control”.
On November 17, 2012, the Bank became the only winner of “Carbon-value Social Citizen Award” of the 5 th World Economical and Environmental Conference with its outstanding achievements in practicing the sustainable development strategy, performing its social responsibilities in an active way, and promoting green finance vigorously.
In November 2012, the agreement on the third phase of energy conservation and emission reduction loan carried out by the Bank in collaboration with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) came into effect, offering the first product in China for providing special financing services for the energy conservation and emission reduction of SMEs in the underdeveloped areas.
In November 2012, China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) approved the preparation of Hong Kong Branch by the Bank.
In November 2012, the Bank decided to donate a total of RMB 30 million to Zhenghe County, Nanping from 2012 to 2015, for supporting the local poverty alleviation and development.
On October 31, 2012, the first co-branded debit card between private banking and third party wealth management institution – Industrial Bank (IB) Private Banking & Rhine Wealth Management Co-branded Card was officially released to the market.
On October 28, 2012, at the appraisal of “2012 Innovative Banks” held by the magazine Global Entrepreneur , the Bank won two prizes, the “Bank with the Best Performance in Capital Business” and the “Bank with the Best Performance in Institutional Business”.
On October 20, 2012, the Bank was honored the “Best Listed Company for Contribution in Social Responsibility” again at the “2012 Summit of China Listed Companies and the Appraisal of Reputation Ranking of Listed Chinese Companies” sponsored by National Business Daily .
On October 15, 2012, the Bank released the first debit and credit integrated card, which integrates the functions of debit card and credit card.
On October 12, 2012, at the appraisal of “2012 CFO Most Trusted Banks of China” sponsored by TOPCFO, the Bank won four awards: the Best Green Bank, the Bank with the Best Corporate Internet Banking, the Bank with the Best Corporate Wealth Management, and the Best Cash Management Brand.
On September 23, 2012, the Policy Research Center for Environment and Economy of the Ministry of Environmental Protection released the “2012 China Green Credit Report” where the green credit performances of the top 50 Chinese banks with the greatest market values in 2010 were ranked in line with the five indexes of green credit strategy, green credit management, green financial service, organizational capability building, and communication and cooperation. The Bank was at the top of the ranking and the only one rated as Class A.
On September 20, 2012, at the “2012 China Forum on Investment and Financing of Energy-saving Industry” sponsored by ESCO Committee of China Energy Conservation Association (EMCA), the Bank won the “2012 Outstanding Energy Performance Contracting Product Prize for Innovation in Green Finance” with the financing product for energy performance contracting (EPC) by using the future usufruct as the pledge.
On September 18, 2012, the Bank and China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) held the ceremony to sign the strategic cooperation agreement, with which both parties would cooperate with each other closely to serve the construction of infrastructure in China by bringing respective advantages into full play.
On September 18, 2012, the report of “Green Credit Performance Ranking of Listed Chinese-funded Banks” (2008-2011)” was jointly released by such organizations as Green Watershed, Greenovation Hub, Friends Of Green China Tianjin, the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs, Friends of Nature, Green Earth Volunteers, China Development Brief, Global Environmental Institute (GEI), the Research Institute of Hengduan Mountains, the Green Volunteer League of Chongqing, and Green Zhejiang, and the Bank ranked top among all listed banks.
On September 1, 2012, China Enterprise Confederation (CEC) and China Enterprise Directors Association released the 11th list of “Top 500 Chinese Enterprises” to the pubic and the Bank ranked No.95, up by nearly 100 positions over the last year, becoming one of the top 100 enterprises of China.
On August 24, 2012, the Bank, in collaboration with Guangzhou Branch of China Mobile Group Guangdong Company Limited, issued co-branded credit card, the first financial IC card of the Bank meeting the PBOC2.0 standard of the People's Bank of China.
On August 31, 2012, at the “Summit on Wealth Management Cooperation and Development and the Fifth Award Ceremony of China Outstanding Trust Companies” jointly sponsored by Securities Times and New Fortune , China Industrial International Trust Limited, a subsidiary of the Bank, won the “2011 China Outstanding Trust Company”.
In August 2012, the assets custody scale of the Bank broke through RMB 1 trillion, hitting RMB 1,046.1 billion.
In August 2012, the credit cards issued by the Bank broke through 10 million pieces.
On July 13, 2012, Fortune (Chinese version), released the Top 500 Chinese Enterprises, in which IB ranked No.78, up by 6 over 2011.
In July 2012, Hu Run Research Institute published “2012 Hu Run Brand List”, ranking 100 Chinese most valuable brands. The brand value of the Bank was RMB 10 billion, representing an increase of RMB 1 billion over last year, and ranked No.52, up by 4 positions over the last year.
In July 2012, The Chinese Banker released the “2012 Appraisal Report on the Competitiveness of Chinese Commercial Banks”, the Bank ranked No.7 in terms of core competitiveness among all national commercial banks and No. 5 in terms of financial assessment considering the five dimensions “assets, risk, capital, profits and liquidity”, and won the “Bank with the Best Performance of Social Responsibilities.
In July 2012, according to the Ranking of Global Top 1000 Banks 2012 released by the British Magazine, The Banker, the Bank kept moving up at a fast rate, ranking No. 69 around the world in terms of Tier 1 capital, up by 14 over the last year; and ranking No.61 in terms of total assets, up by 14 over the last year.
On June 30, 2012, the Bank updated the mobile banking products in an all-round way and released client mobile banking (version 2.0) and online mobile banking (version 3.0).
On July 19, 2012, the Release of 2011 CSR Report for Chinese Banking Industry and the Commendation Conference of Corporate Social Responsibility sponsored by the China Banking Association was held in Beijing. The Bank won “2011 Best Corporate Social Responsibility Financial Institution Award” and “2011 Corporate Social Responsibility Award for Best Green Finance”.
On May 25, 2012, the Bank won the “Best Financial Service Innovation Prize” at the award ceremony of “2012 China Financial Innovation Prize” held by The Chinese Banker.
In May 2012, in the overall appraisal over the social responsibility performance of 16 listed banks by Securities Daily, the Bank, with the social contribution per share reaching RMB 9.80, which increased 69.04% YoY, won champion both in the aspects of social contribution per share and growth rate.
In April 2012, US magazine, Forbes , released the ranking of Forbes Global 2000 in 2012, and the Bank ranked No. 243, up by 56 over the previous year.
On March 29, 2012, the Bank and China Development Bank (CDB) Fujian Branch jointly signed the “Financial Cooperation Agreement on Jointly Pushing Forward the Construction of the Western Taiwan Straits Economic Zone”, under which, both parties would carry out close collaboration centering on the key areas in the construction of the Western Taiwan Straits and jointly drive forward the financial services to the real economy, key projects and key industries as well as small- and mini-sized enterprises to propel the development of the Western Taiwan Straits Economic Zone.
On February 23, 2012, the Bank issued the “Opinions on Strengthening Financial Services to the Western Taiwan Straits in a Sustained Way by Exerting the two Advantages of IB and Activating Three-wheel Drive” to bring into full play its two advantages – location of group headquarter and integrated business, help boost the further development of the “Five Campaigns” of Fujian Province with comprehensive services, and propel the construction and economic development of the Western Taiwan Straits in a sustained way.
In February, 2012, British magazine The Banker , released the Global 500 Financial Brands in 2012, in which the Bank ranked No.97 with its brand value of USD 1.571 billion, up by 3 positions over the last year, remaining to be one of the global top 100 financial brands.TOP