up by 30% compared to 2018
We are striving to lead, to inspire, and to spread the Be Greater way of life. This will be reflected in different themes such as health and wellness, environment, education, startups and career orientation. Techcombank will sponsor marathon races to remind everyone to stay active and healthy. We will also be running media programs to raise environmental awareness, prompting people to live green, while enabling Vietnamese people to realise their dreams in their own way.
One of the highlighted activities that demonstrates Techcombank’s long-term CSR strategy over the years, and especially in 2019, was sponsoring and organising endurance sports events such as the International HCM Techcombank Marathon and the International Danang Ironman, which has created a very positive and active life style for every one that participates. We train together, we promote a healthy lifestyle and, at the same time, we send a strong message that perseverance and everyday training and effort is what it takes to pursue and realise the dreams of every one in Vietnam.
In 2019, the total CSR budget of the Bank to VND 65 billion (up by 30% compared to 2018). With this VND 65 billion, five new schools were constructed for children in disadvantaged and remote areas, and 151 new homes have been built for poor families. These CSR spendings help Techcombank to continue fulfilling its mission of bringing happiness to society while becoming one of the leading banks in Vietnam.