CREDIT Agricole is committed to its role as a co-operative financial institution, from administrators to members and clients, building lasting relationships based on trust and transparency. Credit Agricole serves more than 21 million customers and 9.3 million member-clients in France, with an investment philosophy tuned to financial, social and environmental priorities. The network includes 39 regional banks supported by 6,000 local agencies across France. Credit Agricole offers a full range of financial products — from current and savings accounts to credit lines and insurance — paired with customer service that inspires confidence. The BV judging panel applauds the bank’s go-ahead attitude and its sport sponsorships, which aim to strengthen communities. The judges declare Credit Agricole as the 2019 winner of the Best Retail Bank (Europe) award.