Central Bank of Barbados
The Central Bank of Barbados was established in May 1972 by the Government of Barbados to advance the pace of economic development in the country. Prior to 1972, the East Caribbean Currency Authority (ECCA) was the institution responsible for the management of monetary matters for most of the smaller Eastern Caribbean countries, including Barbados. At its inception the Central Bank of Barbados had certain objectives. These were:
Bank of Nova Scotia
Scotiabank Barbados is one of Barbados' leading financial institutions. Our energies are focused on individual customers, employees, shareholders, and on building a strong community presence.
Barbados National Bank
Mission Our mission is to provide Personalised, Efficient and Competitively priced Financial Services and to Implement Sound Policies which will redound to the benefit of our Customers, Staff and Shareholders.
Our Mission Butterfield Bank will provide consistent and superior returns to our shareholders, offer security and opportunities to our employees, and be recognised as making a valuable contribution to the communities in which we operate by a customer focused, efficient and ethical delivery of banking and other selected financial services.
FirstCaribbean International Bank
FirstCaribbean is a major Caribbean bank offering a full range of market-leading financial services in Corporate Banking, Retail Banking, Wealth Management, Credit Cards, Treasury and Capital Markets. It is the largest, regionally-listed bank in the English-speaking Caribbean, with assets of over US$12 billion and market capitalization of US$3 billion. The Bank has over 3,500 staff; over 100 branches, banking centres, and offices in 17 regional markets, serving 800,000 active accounts.
RBTT Royal Bank of Trinidad and Tobago
RBTT has a long history of community involvement and continues to nurture its community links through flagship initiatives like the RBTT Education Foundation and our internationally acclaimed youth leadership programme, Young Leaders.Apart from these established programmes, we become involved in communities throughout all the regions in which we have a presence, sponsoring sporting and cultural events and donating to charitable organisations. Honouring our commitment to the advancement of communities is our continued mission.
RBC Royal Bank of Canada
Strong maritime roots influenced its representation throughout the region. Its commercial relations began with a group of merchants from Halifax, Nova Scotia, who formed the Merchant's Bank in 1864, and were engaged in the thriving sea-going trade between Halifax and the West Indies. In those days Canadian southbound ships carried mainly flour, codfish and timber, returning north with their cargoes of sugar, rum, cotton and spices.
Caribbean Development Bank
The Caribbean Development Bank joins the global community in celebration of International Women’s Day.There have been many significant gains, which we ought to protect and look to build on in the Caribbean region. There are areas however such as personal security, the social value of caring work, violence and employment in the productive sectors of the economy that we should take special note of.