CGD has been at the forefront of Portuguese economic and social development over the last 127 years. It has been a benchmark operator in the Portuguese banking sector in terms of its support to households, companies and domestic institutions, since its formation on 10 April 1876. CGD is a state-owned financial institution and the only Portuguese bank with this type of equity structure.
CGD’s principal development objectives include, inter alia:
|||commitment to permanent innovation and ongoing improvements to its retail banking services its principal business area;|
|||opening new contact channels with customers and facilitating their access to the bank’s services;|
|||gearing and expanding its operations to business areas with higher growth and profitability potential;|
|||promoting its customers’ and employees’ use of new technologies, improving the quality of service and reducing operating costs; and|
|||forming partnerships with other leading companies in their sectors, for creating such advanced new economy services as e-banking, e-commerce, specialised portals and interactive television.|
Last Update: 06/04/2011