Bank of Palestine contributed $25,000 to funding the Gaza Sports Club's activities in the Gaza Strip, as part of BoP's commitment to Social Corporate Responsibility and in line with its vision to support national sport clubs. The donation, which was made during BoP's visit to the Gaza Sports Club, was described by the Gaza Sports Club as part of BoP's continuing effort to support Palestinian sports as part of CSR, and as something for Palestinians everywhere to be proud of.
This sponsorship is part of Bank of Palestine’s commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CRS). BoP believes that true progress begins with social and economic development on a community level. This has been our belief and commitment since our founding. Therefore we have been the leaders in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Palestine dedicating around 5% of our net profit to CSR. In 2010 alone, BoP’s CSR budget reached around $1.5 million, and covered the following sectors: Youth and sports, education, health, arts, culture, tourism, and other humanitarian work. This year, BoP was recognized by the Association of Banks in Palestine as the “Largest contributor to CSR among Banks in Palestine.