2017 at a glance

8 March

Seminar Bouwsparen: the importance of saving in good time for your own home
Under supervision of de Volksbank and the Delft University of Technology, several parties are discussing the importance of saving in good time to buy your own home

8 June

De Volksbank receives honourable mention as green office building in Utrecht
De Volksbank receives an honourable mention in the Large office buildings category in the Healthy Urban Office Challenge

3 August

De Volksbank partner of Rockstart
Startup organisation Rockstart has announced De Volksbank to be one of the new partners in its Artificial Intelligence programme

24 August

First half results 2017: strong profit, more human bank and more satisfied customers
Net profit for the first half of 2017 is 177 million euro. This is mainly due to our mortgage operations. In various areas, we show that we are a bank with a human touch and customers appreciate us with a higher level of customer satisfaction

22 September

SNS wants convince the Netherlands that it really does matter where you bank
The bank’s typical Dutch way of thinking takes centre stage in the new SNS campaign. This time, the leading part is not for a famous Dutchman, but for a typical Dutchman

6 October

BLG Wonen wins Zilveren Spreekbuis 2017
A prize for brand development and services

November

De Volksbank's Manifesto - 5 year anniversary
It has been 5 years in November since de Volksbank drew up the 'Banking with a human touch' Manifesto that we use in our day-to-day work to shape our role as social bank

24 November

Fitch raises credit rating of de Volksbank
After an upgrade of S&P in June, the rating by Fitch was also raised from a BBB+ to A-

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