QNB, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, announced it has taken up the “Senior Lead sponsorship” of the Euromoney Conference 2022, which is slated to be held on May 29.
This year’s edition of the Euromoney conference focuses on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and climate change, Global and Qatari macro outlook as well as Digitizing Qatari banking and financial services, with panel discussions held and government officials and professionals from the financial sector participating.
During the conference, keynote speeches will be delivered by Qatar’s Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani, Governor of Qatar Central Bank HE Sheikh Bandar bin Mohammed bin Saoud Al Thani and QNB Group Chief Executive Officer Abdulla Mubarak Al Khalifa.
The QNB GCEO said that despite the group’s global expansion, the Qatari banking market is the cornerstone of the bank’s operations.
“We support major economic initiatives, such as Euromoney Conference, to ensure that we maintain our leadership in Qatar and share our perspectives and international banking expertise,” Abdulla Mubarak Al Khalifa added.
The event affirms QNB Group’s commitment to contribute in global financial growth and practices especially that it has received an “AA” ESG rating from MSCI and was recognized by the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) as a “Green Pioneer in Qatar”. The Bank has also received Global Finance’s Sustainable Finance Awards for “Outstanding Sustainable Financing in Emerging Markets” and “Outstanding Leadership in Green Bonds”.
Euromoney is the world’s leading organizer of conferences for cross-border investment and capital markets for portfolio and direct investors, financial intermediaries, corporations, governments, banks and financial institutions. Since the late 1970s, Euromoney Conferences has run events in more than 60 countries.
Proud to be the Official Middle East and Africa Supporter of the FIFA World Cup 2022™, QNB Group extends through its subsidiaries and associate companies to more than 31 countries across three continents providing a comprehensive range of advanced products and services.
The bank employs more than 27,000 staff, who operate from 1,000 locations and has an ATM network of more than 4,600 machines.