The Mifos Initiative is honored to have been chosen as the Highly Commended runner-up entrant for the Best Financial Inclusion or Outreach Initiative at the 2019 Financial Innovation Awards hosted by The London Institute of Banking and Finance this past month in London.
Congratulations to the NS&I Government Payment Services on winning the award for its Help to Save initiative; we are are honored to be in such esteemed company of impactful and innovative solutions including PAYG solutions from Azuri, banking solutions for the visually impaired from Lloyds Bank, and the Principality Building Society’s financial education initiative. Thank you to the London Institute of Banking and Finance for this valuable recognition.
Alex Fraser, CEO at The London Institute of Banking & Finance, said: “As technology advances, the finance sector is often in the frontline of change. Organizations like the ones being recognized and celebrated in the Financial Innovation Awards, are vital in driving forward and progressing the future of the sector. These highly prestigious awards give companies the opportunity to demonstrate their ground-breaking and innovative approaches, which will go on to shape the future of the financial services industry and the value it provides. A huge congratulations to all the winners!”
About the Financial Innovation Awards
The Financial Innovation Awards, held on Thursday 21 November at Hilton London Bankside, recognize some of the most innovative companies in the banking and finance sector.
This year 64 companies were shortlisted for awards in 22 categories covering: products & services; customer experience and delivery channels; responsibility and inclusion; and the future of financial services. 59% of the companies shortlisted were from the UK, while 41% were international including from the UAE, Canada, Bangladesh and Brazil.
About The London Institute of Banking & Finance
- The London Institute of Banking & Finance has been at the heart of the finance sector since 1879. We’re a professional body and registered educational charity, incorporated by Royal Charter.
- We’re an awarding body for industry qualifications covering a range of subjects, including banking, investment, trade finance and regulated advice; in the UK and internationally.
- We’re a university college, providing undergraduate and postgraduate degrees for students aiming to pursue a career in banking and finance.
- We’re also the only specialist provider of personal finance qualifications at GCSE and A Level, helping young people to develop vital money management skills for life.