Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, has launched a new ‘Businesswomen Account’, curated specifically to cater and support the requirements of women entrepreneurs and business owners in the UAE.
The new business banking proposition is in line with the UAE’s vision to fully realize Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aimed at reducing inequalities and promoting diversification within the SME ecosystem.
The new Business Banking account, aims to make fundamental changes in terms of inclusion while also promoting financial best practices for women-led SMEs. Going beyond essential business banking services, It offers a no minimum balance account for the first 12 months, one of the lowest monthly average balance requirements in the business banking sector.
“The global entrepreneurial ecosystem has transformed with the rise of women in management and leadership positions. We aim to be the engine of change that drives women entrepreneurs in the UAE to achieve success in their business ventures, something that we strongly feel will contribute greatly to the overall development of one of the UAE economy’s most crucial sectors. With the right set of comprehensive business banking tools and the spirit of empowered women at the helm, we continue to walk hand in hand with the UAE to evolve and break barriers.”
It will also provide a dedicated team of culturally diverse and multi-lingual female relationship managers, and a team of experienced trade specialists and Forex advisors. Account holders will also be able to bank anywhere anytime with access to the state-of-the-art cash management platform ‘businessONLINE’.
In addition, they will receive a free business debit card, have access to business banking centers and benefit from preferential rates on banking transactions and fund transfers. Emirates Islamic will also help Businesswomen Account holders grow their businesses through exclusive seminars and workshops featuring industry leaders.