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An award-winning bank

It is a great honor to be receiving these awards. They validate our constant effort for improvement.
We would like to thank everyone who voted for us, and we promise to invest our continuous efforts.

Golden Crown

This year, for Zlata Koruna (Golden Crown) 2022, MONETA took home a total of 4 gold, 6 silver and 2 bronze awards. Taking home awards across all 12 categories makes MONETA the absolute winner of the year, whilst also making history: holding the most awards received in one year in the history of Zlata Koruna.

MONETA’s mobile banking app Smart Banka won in the main category, the Public choice Award, and scored two silver positions in other categories. MONETA also snatched the gold in the Business accounts and Building savings categories. The best new product of the year is MONETA’s Online mortgage.

MONETA has dominated its competition in previous years as well, receiving 9 awards in 2021,10 in 2020, 7 in 2019, and in 2018, Smart Banka triumphed across multiple categories, including the Public choice Award.

Press releases from 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018

In a poll of Hospodářské Noviny, MONETA won the title of Best bank. The committee, made up of industry experts, particularly appreciated MONETA’s products, favorable interest rates and online banking. This also marks the 4th year in a row that MONETA won the Banking innovator of the Year award. MONETA was also awarded as the Most client-friendly bank thanks to our customer-centric approach, our wide range of online products, and services.

MONETA’s strive for innovation was also recognized by Visa and Mastercard in 2018 when they awarded MONETA the prestigious title of Best innovator of 2018 and the Award of innovation 2018. MONETA was the first bank on the Czech market to launch mobile payments via Google Pay and Apple Pay and introduce digitization and integration of payment cards into wearable electronics – Garmin and Fitbit smartwatch.

Press releases from 2021, 2020 (in Czech only) and 2018

In 2022, the 12th year of the Finparada competition, MONETA secured first place with the Tom Plus current account, and also won first place for Konto PRO podnikání as well as second place for building savings. MONETA scored a total of 4 wins in 2021. In first place in its respective category belonged to Tom Plus current account, savings accounts, and building savings. Based on the total score MONETA was also named the Financial institution of 2021. This was not the first time MONETA was successful in Finparáda.

In the Bank of the Year (Banka roku) competition, we won the Mortgage of the Year award for two consecutive years, in 2018 and 2019. We won the title again in 2022 for our Online Mortgage.

In 2017, Tomáš Spurný, MONETA’s CEO and Chairman of the Board, was voted Banker of the year 2017.

Press releases from 2022, 2021, 2018 and 2017

MONETA’s strive for high level of client service and innovation has brought several prestigious awards across various expert and public polls and competitions. MONETA received a gold certificate of TOP responsible company for the most engaged employees in Pácháme dobro (We commit good) – MONETA’s volunteer project. The award highlights outstanding activities in the field of sustainable and responsible business.

In 2018, MONETA scored third place in the main category of TOP responsible company of the Czech Republic. In 2020, MONETA was included among the Top 25 most successful companies in the Czech Republic. This award recognized how large companies responsibly, systematically, comprehensively, strategically, and innovatively develop their business towards long-term sustainability and engage in all major areas of CSR and ESG.

More on sustainability

MONETA Money Bank became the absolute winner of the 14th year of this award and received a total of seven awards, including the main prize of the IEA Grand Prix 2019 for its innovative campaign on MONETA’s new website. In the Internet effectiveness awards, digital projects are judged based on their effectiveness (ROI) and measurable achievements.

In 2020, as part of the Deloitte digital banking maturity study, MONETA placed first among its Czech competition, and as a bank with the best digital banking, MONETA belongs among the top 10% of digital champions worldwide.

In 2018, out of all the banks in the Czech Republic, MONETA won the prestigious award The Best Investor Relations Bank for its investor relations management. MONETA received the award as part of the Global banking & finance awards international competition, which recognizes and highlights innovations, achievements, and progressive and inspiring changes within the global financial community.

IEA (in Czech only) and Deloitte press releases

2022 marks the third time in a row when MONETA was included in the exclusive selection of the prestigious Bloomberg’s Gender-equality index among 418 companies worldwide. MONETA’s rating has improved significantly, and it remains the only Czech company included in the Index. The main reason for MONETA’s success is its relatively low gender pay gap, inclusive culture, consistence prevention and strict policy in the case of sexual harassment, or a development program for talented women.

Press releases from 2022, 2021, 2020