Recognitions and partnerships
Awards and Recognitions
In 2021, Sitawi assessed the quality of its work environment and organizational culture through the climate survey carried out by GPTW. The survey was supported by 87% from employees and, with a satisfaction rate above 80%, Sitawi was certified as an excellent place to work.
In 2021, the Sitawi was the winner of the Sanitary Emergency category of the award and came in 3rd place, among the 12 finalists, in the Reader's Choice. The organization was recognized for the financial management of 16 Philanthropic Funds that mobilized R$ 175 million and thousands of resources, PPE, hygiene kits and basic food baskets to fight Covid-19 and mitigate the effects of the pandemic in the country, benefiting more than 8 million people. people. The award is given by Folha de São Paulo and the Schwab Foundation.
In 2021, the Sitawi appeared in the ranking of the 100 Best NGOs in the country for the 4th time. We were selected from among 1,033 organizations by the Instituto Doar's Best NGOs Award, for our governance, transparency, communication and funding. We were also recognized by the awards in the years 2017, 2018 and 2020.
THE Sitawi was named the 6th most influential social organization in Brazil and 6th in Latin America by the NGO Advisor's TOP 500 NGOs ranking. In 2018, Finanças do Bem still climbed 19 positions compared to the previous year, ranking 100th globally.
Competing for the first time, Sitawi was the only Brazilian organization finalist in the 6th edition of the Finance for the Future Awards. Organized by ICAEW and A4S – Accountability for Sustainability, in partnership with Deloitte, the award highlights good business practices by recognizing the role of finance in helping to incorporate sustainability into organizational decision-making.
In 2020, the Collective Lending Platform of Sitawi, received the Environmental Finance IMPACT Awards 2020, in the Latin America and Caribbean Impact Initiative of the Year category. The winners were chosen by a panel of 12 judges made up of impact investors from around the world.
Sitawi was recognized by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) as the best project in the socially responsible investment category in Latin America in 2011. The beyondBanking Award annually recognizes the outstanding contributions of financial intermediaries and their sustainable banking services in Latin America.
In 2010, Sitawi committed to allocate US$1.5 million to the social sector in Brazil over three years. In 2013, the goal was achieved through social loans and fund management, supporting 15 organizations and impacting more than 24,000 people. In 2013, Sitawi re-committed to developing new social finance tools with the goal of reaching over 100,000 people.
Sitawi received the award for the most transparent organization by the ABCR – Brazilian Association of Fundraisers, being recognized as the organization that best presents information about its management to society. Voting took place during the 8th ABCR Festival, held in May 2016.
In March 2016, Sitawi received the A+ certification, the highest level on the Transparency and Management Standard scale granted by Instituto Doar, whose mission is to expand the culture of donation in Brazil and coordinates the NGO certification initiative. This movement aims to recognize and value organizations through standardized and verifiable processes on transparency and management.
The Fundação Banco do Brasil Social Technology Award, created in 2001, is the main instrument for identifying and certifying the social technologies that make up the Bank of Social Technologies (BTS).
Sitawi was a finalist in the first edition of the UBS Visionaris Awards. As a demonstration of its commitment to society, UBS created the Visionaris – UBS Award to support the work of outstanding social entrepreneurs. For this purpose, in 2004, UBS AG joined Ashoka, an international organization whose purpose is to contribute to the professionalization of social entrepreneurs around the world.
BNDES supports the BNDES+ Patrimônio Cultural matchfunding, an innovative pilot initiative to finance projects aimed at leaving a legacy for Brazilian cultural heritage, material and immaterial, and the Matchfunding Saving Lives, an initiative to fight COVID-19. The programs are financially managed by Sitawi. Check the terms of BNDES+ and the terms of saving lives.