MBL believes that Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is integral and inseparable part of the long-term business and sustainable growth and success, which plays an important role in promoting values both locally and internationally. The Bank integrates all social, environmental and socio¬≠economical issues in the time of its decision making. In line with its slogan- "Banglar Bank" MBL is fully committed to conduct its banking business in an economically, environmentally and socially sustainable manner. Contribution in CSR programs is always supported and encouraged by the Board of Directors of the Bank. The Management reports to the Board on CSR activities and is responsible to implement a specific line of approving authority, control and monitoring for financial support to such activities.
MBL sets its Vision Statement-"Would make finest corporate citizen" and Mission Statement-"Will become most caring, focused for equitable growth based on diversified deployment of resources, and nevertheless would remain healthy and gainfully profitable Bank", which in fact focuses on the peoples' interests and the Bank's profitability as well. In line with Bank's Vision and Mission Statement, CSR activities have been fully integrated into the business functioning, which ultimately acting as a catalyst to build up an ever-lasting warm relationship with all the stakeholders and society people. The Bank does CSR activities, besides its own fund, through Mercantile Bank Foundation, which acts as a helping hand to the distressed people of the country. In the table below, sector-wise spending of the Bank for CSR purpose in 2010 has been furnished: