E.SUN Bank has received international recognition again as the well-known financial organization, The Asset, named E.SUN Bank "Best Bank in Taiwan" three years in a row at the annual award ceremony in Hong Kong on the 17th. President Joseph Huang is the only person from Taiwan's banking sector to be named Best CEO in the Asia Pacific region for a second time. E.SUN has not only won this honor from The Asset for the third consecutive year, but also become the only bank in Taiwan to achieve the feat.
The Asset praises E.SUN for significant growth in size and profit in the last few years. The bank's assets exceeded NT$2,000 billion in 2017. While maintaining sound asset quality, E.SUN has also reported the largest average annual profit growth over the last six years among financial holding companies in Taiwan. Regarding digital banking development, E.SUN was first to introduce cross-border payment and online loan application platform. The bank also plays an active role in fulfilling its corporate social responsibility. It has been setting records in the banking sector of Taiwan.
The Asset also praised E.SUN Bank President Joseph Huang for his forward-looking strategies and push for change. Under his leadership, E.SUN Bank marches toward sustainability by promoting digital banking innovations and incorporating CSR into business strategies. In addition, the bank makes a long term commitment to corporate governance, customer's rights, employee care, environmental sustainability, and charities.
Furthermore, The Asset highlights E.SUN's dedication to training and employee care and its success in inspiring loyalty in employees and encouraging them to realize their full potential. E.SUN produces well trained workers for the banking sector of Taiwan and makes them the cornerstone of sustainability. E.SUN Bank President Joseph Huang says that E.SUN Bank upholds the core values of integrity, honesty, and professionalism and takes action to nurture key talent on an ongoing basis. The bank organizes industry-academia collaboration and campus contests and offers the Outstanding Management Talent Scholarship to build up intellectual capital and create opportunities for talented individuals to excel in the banking sector.
In 2017, E.SUN received a total of 139 awards, including one "Best Bank in Taiwan" from The Asset and one from Global Finance, "Most Honored Company in Taiwan" from Institutional Investor, and "Best Bank in Asia Pacific" from The Asian Banker, which was the first time this award was given to a member of Taiwan's banking sector. The streams of awards demonstrate E.SUN continues to be recognized internationally for outstanding business results.
Moreover, E.SUN attained the best performance in the banking sector of Taiwan in major international sustainability evaluation. Its achievements include being included in the DJSI World again this year and in the DJSI for four consecutive years. In addition, the MSCI ESG Leaders Indices upgraded E.SUN Bank to an AA rating, the highest among Taiwanese financial institutions. E.SUN delivers excellence in both financial results and CSR records and continues to excel in terms of tangible and intangible indicators.