The Central Bank of Uruguay (CBU) has received a number of awards for its work in continuous improvement of the Bank’s processes.
Employee engagement and technical expertise have played a key role in obtaining these awards.
Certification of quality management, innovation, processes, transparency, best practices, commitment with public administration, and a history of public interest activities are some of the areas in which the bank has received recognition for its ongoing efforts.
December - Quality certification in all processes under the same quality management system, issued by LSQA S.A and Quality Austria according to the requirements of norm ISO 9001: 2015. The Central Bank of Uruguay is the first public body to achieve this certification.
October- The Central Bank of Uruguay (CBU) obtained the 2018 Transparency Award in the Passive Transparency category for its Passive Transparency Comprehensive Plan.
October - The Legal Counsel of the CBU obtained the Quality Certification, issued by LSQA according to norm ISO 9001: 2015 for management system, which allows it to identify its processes with recognized international practices.
June - The Treasury Department obtained the Quality Certification, issued by LSQA according to norm ISO 9001: 2015 for Cash Cycle Management.
December - Certification obtained refers to compliance with Level 1 ("Commitment") of the Quality Model with Gender Equality promoted by the National Women's Institute (INMUJERES)
October - The Goods and Services Supply Department obtained the Quality Certification, issued by LSQA according to norm ISO 9001: 2015 for its management processes, purchase and contract management, travel expenses and invoice management (Offices). Stock asset management and final provision (Warehouse).
December - Recognition for good practices in Public Administration granted to the Central Bank of Uruguay by the Court of Auditors.
November - The CBU received the 2015 Transparency Award in the category Archives (Premio a la Transparencia 2015 Categoria Archivos in Spanish) for fostering best practices in the safeguarding and availability of information assets.
May - The CBU´s General Secretariat obtained the LSQA Quality Certification, Norm ISO 9001:2008 for all the Bank’s processes.
March - The CBU´s Superintendency of Financial Services obtained the LSQA Certification, Norm ISO 9001:2008 that completes the evaluation of pertinent processes.
December - The Uruguayan Court of Auditors recognized the work of the CBU in Best Practices in Public Administration.
December - The Annual Economics Conference was awarded the Morosoli Prize granted by the Lolita Rubial Foundation.
October - The National Quality Institute (INACAL in Spanish) recognized the work of the CBU in innovation at implementation level.
August - The Internal Auditors obtained the Quality Certification issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors of Spain and Uruguay within the framework of the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
May - The Superintendency of Financial Services obtained the Quality Certification, issued by LSQA according to norm ISO 9001:2008 for some of its processes.
The General Secretariat was awarded the Commitment to Public Administration Prize, Gold Category from INACAL.
November - The CBU received the Award for "a Culture of Transparency" granted by the Access to Public Information Unit, an independent body under the Agency for the Development of e-Government Management and the Information and Knowledge Society (Agencia de Gobierno Electrónico y Sociedad de la Información y del Conocimiento de Uruguay in Spanish).
CBU´s Treasury Department received recognition from UNIT for Quality Management, Norm ISO 9001-2008 referring to cash management design and services, custody of securities, and numismatic management.