1. Financial Literacy Initiative: Money Matters Workshop
Since inception, CDC is focused on educating potential investors in the country. As part of this vision, a series of Financial Literacy Workshops have been regularly organized across the country. These past events have proved as a platform where CDC interacts with the potential and current investors, discussing the potential of Pakistan Capital Market, its returns, opportunities and risks.
Continuing its legacy, this quarter, CDC conducted a Money Management workshop at CDC House, Karachi. Mr. Akber Tejani, Founder and CEO of Investomate, a tax filing consultant agency and Director at Befiler, conducted the workshop. Mr. Tejani is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and a seasoned professional with over two decades’ worth of experience in the finance, risk management and assurance services industry. He spoke extensively about cultivating a habit of savings from a young age and investing smartly to gain the right results.
The workshop was attended by people belonging to diverse backgrounds; from young students who were looking to understand the many avenues of investment to elders who were interested in changing their behavior towards savings. The audience showed enthusiasm by actively participating in the workshop. They further appreciated CDC’s efforts regarding how such workshops are vital for people to understand and handle their money better.
2. Industry-Academia Collaboration: Interactive Presentation at Lahore School of Economics
On a special invitation, Mr. Zafar Iqbal Amin, Incharge CDC Lahore Branch apprised the students of the Lahore School of Economics (LSE) about the dynamics of Pakistan Capital Market and CDC’s role in its transformation, its contribution in investor protection and awareness measures, company’s latest products and services, business diversification and its accreditations on national & international platforms. The presentation concluded with by an interactive Q&A session where students inquired about how they can become part of this thriving organization.
3. Investor Awareness Seminar
CDC’s flagship investor awareness sessions are a platform where customers and CDC representatives liaise and discuss issues regarding the risks, responsibilities and opportunities with respect to their investment portfolio as well as CDC’s various customer convenience initiatives.
In line with these ongoing efforts, CDC organized an investor awareness seminar on March 04, 2020 at CDC House, Karachi. More than 50 account holders attended the session and discussed matters and issues pertaining to their accounts and investment. A strong demand was put forth by the account holders for a regular frequency of such sessions.