The Golden Laurel of Business 2017 for SGB
SGB Cooperative Banks were awarded with a prestigious award Złoty Laur Biznesu – The Golden Laurel of Business in the category “Finance and Insurance”. The Council appreciated the innovative product “Account for PLN 1”. This was the first common product offered by SGB Cooperative Banks.
Banked Farmer– The Best Bank for Farmer 2017 ranking
In the present The Best Bank for Farmer ranking, SGB was among the first three banks in three categories of four.
SGB stand awarded at the Polagra Premiery Fair 2016
During the Polagra Premiery Fair 2016 the stand of the Cooperative Banking Group was awarded the Golden Acanthus prize.
Our telephone payment service awarded with the Quality of the Year 2015 certificate
The Council of the Quality of the Year Program appreciated the benefits of our service and awarded it with the Quality of the Year 2015 certificate.
The “Now Poland” award for the AGRO farmer debit card
The “Now Poland” contest council awarded the AGRO farmer debit card and the author discount program RABAT AGRO SGB with the Now Poland prize.
The Golden Laurel of Business 2016 for SGB
SGB Cooperative Banks were awarded the prestigious Golden Laurel of Business by the Council. The organizer of the contest is ZPR Media Group, publisher of the “Super Express” daily.
AGRO farmer debit card and the discount program RABAT AGRO SGB awarded the “Innovative Product for Farming” prize.
The council of the contest decided to award a product offered by SGB Cooperative Banks: the AGRO farmer debit card and the discount program RABAT AGRO.
SGB payment card – The Prettiest Polish Card of 2016
The winner of the contest for “The Prettiest Polish Card of 2016” in the category of “Audience Award” was MC Debit proximity card, issued by: SGB-Bank
The Golden Acanthus for SGB stand at Polagra Food 2015 Fair
The Golden Acanthus prize is awarded to stands with the best design and optimally prepared to implement the company’s marketing strategy during a fair event.
Quality of the Year 2014 in the “Service” category
SGB-Bank was awarded with the Quality of the Year 2014 prize in the “Service” category for SGB Compass in a contest organized by the Qualitas Foundation.
Quality of the Year – Silver for SGB-Bank S.A.
SGB-Bank S.A. was awarded with the titles “Quality of the Year – Silver” and “Quality of the Year 2012” in the category of “Product” for SGB Term Deposit in the contest organized by “The Business Report”. The experts of the Polish Center for Testing and Certification S.A. appreciated the high standards of bank operations in relation to the following criteria: effective implementation of quality policy, clarity of applied procedures, high involvement of the staff in reaching quality targets, care for ensuring the highest quality of offered products and services, management efficiency. SGB-Bank S.A. was granted an indefinite and independent right to use the “Quality of the Year – Silver” emblem in its image building.
GOOD BRAND 2011
Companies awarded the GOOD BRAND Certificate are distinguished by quality, trust and reputation. The editors of the Business Forum of the “Daily Legal Gazette” awarded this prestigious prize to the Wielkopolska Commercial Bank in the category of “Financial Institutions”. The program “GOOD BRAND 2011 – Quality, Trust and Reputation” is a proposal for the best, most dynamic, and best recognized brands on the Polish market. Under the patronage of IFiS of the Polish Academy of Sciences, the editors of “The Business Forum” carried out a market research in respect of the presence, value and strength of individual brands. Among others, the analysis concerned brand recognizability, brand position on the market, customer trust, and the quality of products and services.
In the statement of reasons for the decision, the contest organizers emphasized that products available in the banks of the Cooperative Banking Group were granted high scores in the market research, and that the awarding of the “GOOD BRAND 2011 – Quality, Trust and Reputation” confirmed the status of the brand and its manufacturer as the sector leader.
Wielkopolska Commercial Bank – IT Leader
“IT Leader of Financial Institutions 2010” prize in the category of transaction systems is another prestigious title of which the Wielkopolska Commercial Bank can be proud. This notable prize was awarded in the contest organized by the editors of the “Bank Gazette”. For several years an independent council assesses IT solutions of the largest financial institutions in Poland. Each year the best and most advanced solutions are selected. Such a solution is the def3000 System designed by Asseco Poland, implemented since 2010 in the Wielkopolska Commercial Bank and other banks of the Cooperative Banking Group. This exceptionally innovative project significantly facilitates customer service, and cooperation between individual SGB banks. The team of the Wielkopolska Commercial Bank did its best to adopt the system to the specificity of the Cooperative Banking Group operations.
During a gala ceremony in Warsaw on 17 March, the winners of the second contest of the “Bank Gazette”, i.e. “The Hit of the Year for Financial Institutions” were presented. A special recommendation in the category of ‘Product” was granted to the Supporter Card. This is a specific card combining three functions: stadium, payment and city card. The Wielkopolska Commercial Bank designed this card especially for the supporters of the Lech Poznań Football Club. The product was reported to the contest by the company First Data Polska implementing the Mastercard technology in the Wielkopolska Commercial Bank.
QUALITY OF THE YEAR for SGB term deposit
“QUALITY OF THE YEAR” is a special prize awarded to products meeting the highest standards. This is the characteristics of SGB term deposit that was distinguished with this prestigious title.
The Council of the Program organized by the Polish Center for Testing and Certification S.A. and the editors of the “The Business Forum” of the “Daily Legal Gazette” appreciated the effective implementation of quality policy, clarity of applied promotion procedures, and the positive attitude of customers, employees, and the social environment to SGB product.
– “I welcomed the QUALITY OF THE YEAR 2010 prize awarded to SGB term deposit with extreme satisfaction. This prestigious distinction is especially important for our Association, because it justifies the consequently taken decisions concerning designing bank products. However, the Customer is always most important. We highly appreciate our Customers’ confidence and satisfaction that mobilizes us to continuously improve out offer.” – emphasizes Paweł Pawłowski, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Wielkopolska Commercial Bank.
The “QUALITY OF THE YEAR” program is the largest pro-quality contest in Poland that promotes the implementation of the highest standards to the missions of Polish enterprises. The official ceremony of granting prizes will take place during the Final Gala in Katowice on 10 March 2011.
The Highest Quality prize for SGB Term Deposit
The modern model of organization management and development strategy became the foundation of awarding Paweł Pawłowski, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Wielkopolska Commercial Bank, with the title of: the Highest Quality Manager. This prestigious distinction was granted according to the resolution of the Council of the Wielkopolska Association of Quality Testing, in agreement with the council of the “Highest Quality” program and the editors of “The Wielkopolska Business Quality Magazine”. Additionally, the Cooperative Banking Group was honored with the Banking and Finance Highest Quality certificate for SGB Term Deposit, as a distinctive bank product of 2010. The Highest Quality program of the Wielkopolska Association of Quality Testing and Monitoring (WSBJ) in Poznań is operated under the patronage of the Minister of Economy. The awarded companies consider management through quality (TQM – Total Quality Management) a determinant of product and service quality. During the several tens of the “Highest Quality Certificate” program editions, several hundred companies from the whole Poland have been awarded. WSBJ supports the development of best enterprises, seeks and creates quality leaders, shows products and services of high quality. In its activities, WSBJ promotes reliable enterprises. Within the framework of the quality program WSBJ cooperates with territorial self-governments, business self-governments, and trade chambers in the whole area of Poland. In 2006, within the framework of activities of WSBJ, the Center of Quality Testing and Monitoring was established with the main tasks being vast sociological and market research carried out for the benefit of local communities, and preparing business-supporting training courses for entrepreneurs that are offered within the framework of the Highest Quality Program.
Customer’s Laurel – Discovery of the Year 2010
The product named “Consumer revolving credit in savings account 14 days 0%” was awarded the Customer’s Laurel – Discovery of the Year 2010 prize. At present Customer’s Laurel is the largest consumer program in Poland. The purpose of the project is to select products and services that enjoy the largest interest of buyers. The emblem shows that the product is positively recognized on the market and attracts the attention of customers.
Now Poland 2009 for consortium credit of SGB
“Now Poland”, a non-commercial competition, mostly focuses on awarding the best products, services, and innovative undertakings. Over 4500 companies tried to win this prize during 18 editions of the contest.