COLLABORATION plays a major role in the success of Absa Bank Botswana. It weathered the global pandemic by investing in digital infrastructure. The team quickly adapted to remote working, engaging virtually with regulators and clients. The bank seeks to increase financial literacy and supported the development of an online youth centre. Absa Bank Botswana has partnered with Invest Africa and collaborates with government agencies and insurance companies. It contributes to Africa’s economic development by promoting inter-generational sustainability. The BV jury presents Absa Bank Botswana Ltd — a repeat programme winner — with the 2021 award for Best Bank Governance (Botswana).