From Day One, AccessBank has focused on providing the highest quality of banking services to its Azerbaijan community. Based on a foundation of integrity, transparency, and good business principles, the Bank has been able to establish itself as a leader in providing the best banking services and innovating new banking products for customers. AccessBank's reputation as a reliable and dynamic financial organization has led to not only high customer satisfaction, the most important goal of the bank, but also international recognition as a leading financial institution.
AccessBank awarded “Bank of the Year” by The Banker (FT Group. The Banker Magazine, one of the most prestigious international financial publications owned by the Financial Times Ltd., awarded AccessBank “Bank of the Year in Azerbaijan” at the award ceremony held on 02 December in London. The Bank has received this award for the third time in the past 5 years.
The Global Finance magazine has named AccessBank the “Best Bank in Azerbaijan” in its 2015 Awards for “Best Emerging Markets Banks in Asia-Pacific”. The Global Finance editors - with input from industry analysts, corporate executives and banking experts - selected the best emerging market banks in 25 countries.
AccessBank was announced the winner under the nomination “Culture” and was named the second place winner under the nomination “Philanthropy” of the AMCHAM CSR 2014 Excellence Award organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Azerbaijan on February 5, 2015.
AccessBank, has been named ‘Best Retail Bank’ at the International Finance Magazine (IFM) Financial Awards 2014.
The awards ceremony took place on 5 December 2014 in London.
AccessBank won the award for "Best Bank in Azerbaijan" at the annual Euromoney "Awards for Excellence" in London July 10th, 2014. The Bank has received this award for the fifth consecutive year.The Euromoney awards are among the most prestigious in the financial world and are given to leading banks and financial institutions in more than 100 countries.
AccessBank won the award for "Best Commercial Bank - 2013" from the prestigious english economic journal, International Finance magazine (IFM). Headquartered in London, International Finance Magazine was established with a mission to convey credible financial news and articles to the global financial community in a concise, simple and easy-to-understand manner.
AccessBank won the award for "Best Bank in Azerbaijan" at the annual Euromoney "Awards for Excellence" in Londonon July 11th, 2013. The Bank has received this award for the fourth consecutive year.The awards are given on the basis of the bank’s results, taking into account input derived from surveys of international correspondent banks, renowned financiers and bankers.
In march 2013, AccessBank was declared as the winner of the 3rd International “The Best Banks of GUAM – 2012” Competition in the nomination of “Bank – the most active participant of the international projects within the frames of GUAM”. The target of the competition was determination of the best banks in various directions of their activity working in the territory of the Republics of Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine and Moldova acting as GUAM members.
Global Finance magazine once again has awarded AccessBank as the “Best Bank in Azerbaijan” in its 2013 Awards for “Best Emerging Market Banks in Asia”. The Global Finance editors with input from industry analysts, corporate executives and banking consultants - selected the best emerging market bank in 22 countries.
In November 2012, The Banker once again declared AccessBank as ‘The Bank of the Year in Azerbaijan’. The Banker's Bank of the Year Awards celebrate the achievements of the most innovative, dedicated, creative, resilient and ambitious banks in each region of the world, and across 147 countries.
Euromoney Magazine once again declared AccessBank as "The Best Bank in Azerbaijan" in their 2012 Awards for Excellence. This is the third consecutive year in which the Bank has received this award. The Euromoney awards are the most prestigious in the financial world and are given to leading banks and financial institutions in many countries.
In November 2011, The Banker named AccessBank ‘The Bank of the Year in Azerbaijan’. The Banker's Bank of the Year Awards celebrate the achievements of the most innovative, dedicated, creative, resilient and ambitious banks in each region of the world, and across 147 countries.
In July 2011, AccessBank was declared "The Best Bank of Azerbaijan" by Euromoney Magazine for the second consecutive year. The Euromoney Award is one of the most prestigious in the world, made up of the most advanced banks and microfinance institutions from over 100 countries.
In May 2011, Global Finance Magazine named AccessBank as "The Best Bank of Azerbaijan" based on the growth of assets and profitability as well as customer service, competitive pricing, and product innovation.
On October 21, 2010 the Standard & Poor's Rating Agency named AccessBank as "The Most Transparent Bank of Azerbaijan" in inaugural Transparency & Disclosure (T&D) Survey of Azerbaijani Banks. These investigations covered the 30 biggest Azerbaijani banks, or 96% of the total banking assets in Azerbaijan, using the online, publicly available annual reports and data publications.
In 2010 AccessBank was declared "The Best Bank of Azerbaijan" by Euromoney Magazine. The Euromoney Award is one of the most prestigious in the world, made up of the most advanced banks and microfinance institutions from over 100 countries. The awarding committee highlighted AccessBank’s efforts to serve middle and low-income Azerbaijani households, as well as the Bank’s work in promoting economic diversification, entrepreneurship, and reducing poverty.
In June 2010 АccessBank was awarded for good practice in the areas of Customer Protection and Prevention of Over-indebtedness at the annual conference of the Micro Finance Center (MFC) held in Kazakhstan.
On May 24, 2010, Microfinance Information Exchange (MIX), the leading supplier of business-services information in the microfinance sector awarded AccessBank with "Five Diamonds," its highest transparency rating.
On February 22, 2010, at the Azeri Business Award presentation ceremony Dr Andrew Pospielovsky, the Chairman of the AccessBank Management Board was named "The Banker of the Year". The award was based on Dr Pospielovsky's significant contribution to strengthening the Azerbaijani citizens' trust in the banking sector during the global financial crisis.
On February 15, 2010 the Azerbaijan Microfinance Association named AccessBank "The Best Microfinance Institution to Work For". This award is based on the staff policy of AccessBank, which outlines the recruitment and training of university graduates who, in most cases, have no work experience in the banking sector.
On June 5, 2009 the international Financial Times publication named AccessBank one of the most sustainable banks in the developing markets of Eastern Europe. This award recognizes sustainability, leadership, and innovation as demonstrated by the institution's operations.
On 8 January 2009 AccessBank was ranked as the 41st best microfinance institution in the world by the Microfinance Information Exchange, Inc. (MIX) in its annual list. This rating is based on profitability, efficiency and transparency in the activities of the Microfinance Institutions.
AccessBank’s Agro Loan product was named "Best New Product" at the annual conference of the Azerbaijan Microfinance Association on 23 September 2008. These loans are designed for farmers and people dealing working in the agricultural sector.