BIHL Group 2015 Annual Report Scoops the Group’s 7th Best in Finance Sector Award at PwC

GABORONE – BIHL Group once again raked in the coveted prize for ‘Best Annual Report Financial Services’ at the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Best Published Corporate Report and Accounts Awards, making this the Group’s 7th win in the category. Now in it’s 26th year, the annual awards were held at Gaborone International Convention Centre (GICC) on Wednesday 16th November 2016 before key representatives and adjudicators from across industries.

BIHL Group has a number of accolades under its belt from recent years, including a number of prestigious awards from PwC. The BIHL Annual Report has won awards for ‘Best Overall Annual Report 2005’ and ‘Best Annual Report Financial Sector’ 2005, 2006, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014 and now 2015.

“We dedicate this incredible win to every member of our BIHL family and our friends who have walked with us on our journey of delivering quality financial services over our 41 years in business. We are elated to have been awarded this prestigious win for the seventh occasion and such recognition is a true gift to the entire BIHL team. Our Annual Report is more than just a documentation of our financial performance for the year, it is essentially the weaving together of entries in our Family histoire that tell our stories of driving sustainable impact across our footprint. With every year, we take much pride in the publishing of this document as it serves as a testament of our culture of due diligence and delivering excellence to our customers, delivering valuable returns to our shareholders and our heartfelt investments into our community projects. This wonderful recognition is the fruit of the tireless efforts of many hands. From our external auditors, to our Board, to our Company Secretary, our PR, Communications and Marketing Manager and our partner Hotwire PRC, who actually published this report. Together with our service team, these people make us the business we are today and allow us to produce such an award-winning piece of work,” commented BIHL Group CEO, Mrs. Catherine Lesetedi-Letegele.

The PwC Awards strive to ensure that published financial statements comply with international accounting standards and statutory disclosure requirements. The platform works to promote Corporate Social Responsibility and to foster acceptance and observance if generally accepted accounting principles in Botswana. The Awards encourage Botswana’s business community to improve the standard of financial reporting through benchmarking and adoption of best practice.

“This win is indeed a mark of our Strength in Numbers. As a Group, returning great value to our stakeholders has been at the foundation of our business over the past 41 years and remains our main objective. We will continue to uphold this standard with unwavering commitment as we proceed on our journey of delivering market leading financial services and driving sustainable impact in the lives of those we serve today and the generations to come,” concluded Mrs. Lesetedi-Letegele.