25 establishments and 12 people together with Vice President of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, have been honoured for his or her excellent efficiency and contribution to society by means of their outstanding sustainability and social programmes on the sixth version of the Sustainability and Social Funding Award (SSI) held in Accra.
Organized by Ianmatsun International Companies on the theme: ‘Main the Sustainability Transition by means of Partnerships and Collaborations’, the occasion aimed toward creating consciousness whiles encouraging firms, CSI/CSR foundations, NGOs and different implementing companies in delivering excessive affect CSI/CSR tasks that aligns with governments deal with sustainable growth objectives.
Greatest winners of the night time
On the well-organised occasion which attracted gamers throughout the business and a few authorities officers, Dr. Bawumia was honoured with the SSI Disruptive Digital Pioneer Award which acknowledged his efforts over the previous six years to digitalise the financial system aggressively however sustainably.
This push has seen the introduction of a number of initiatives such because the Digital Addressing System, a centralized identification system referred to as Ghanacard which is being linked to all programs and providers, Cellular Cash interoperability, digital renewal of Nationwide Well being Insurance coverage, digital pharmacy platform, and a number of other others.
The largest institutional winners on the night time had been Volta River Authority (VRA), Anglogold Ashanti, Vodafone Ghana Basis, MTN Ghana Basis and Absa Financial institution Ghana Restricted with six, six, 5, 4 and 4 honours respectively.
A name for public-private partnership
Professor Gyan Baffour, Chairman of the Nationwide Growth planning Fee of Ghana, who delivered a speech and acquired the honour on behalf of the Vice President, thanked the organizers for the particular honour bestowed on the Vice President and charged enterprise leaders to work intently with authorities and the general public sector to stem the affect of local weather change on the setting.
“The advantages of synergy between the private and non-private sectors can’t be overstated. There’s a very tall listing of cases and affect of partnerships however probably the most sensible instance of that is the joint response of each events in the course of the pandemic. It was a sharing of assets together with time and techniques which introduced out the very best in us at a time when humanity was most below assault. We will prolong this partnership to the individuals whom we serve, both residents or clients to maintain local weather change in test,” he stated.
Board Chair of the awarding committee, Dr. Diana Heymann Adu additionally urged group to embed of their organizational construction sustainable actions that may assist in enhancing the organisations.
All award winners
Finest Firm in Charitable Giving, Constancy Financial institution; Clear Water Provision Venture, Vivo Vitality; Local weather Change Mitigation Tasks, Volta River Authority; Financial Empowerment, MTN Ghana Basis; Instructional Sustainability Venture, UBA Ghana; Worker Volunteering Initiatives, MTN Ghana Basis; Environmental Sustainability Venture, Ecom Ghana; Monetary Inclusion & Literacy Venture, Entry Financial institution Ghana; Lady Little one Training & Empowerment Programme, Golden Star Wassa; and Good Governance & Transparency in Sustainability Reporting, Anglogold Ashanti.
Venture Selling Arts & Tradition, JRA Cosmetics; Selling & Supporting Agriculture and Agribusiness, Advans Ghana Financial savings & Loans; Venture Selling Good Well being & Wellness, Vodafone Ghana Basis; Venture Selling & Supporting STEM Training, Absa Financial institution Ghana; Venture Selling Street Security Training & Practices, Golden Star Wassa; Venture Offering Instructional Amenities, Golden Star Wassa; Venture Supporting Instructional Establishments, Anglogold Ashanti; Instructional Sponsorship Venture, MTN Ghana Basis; Supporting Native Content material, B5 Plus Group; Selling Gender Equality, Variety and Inclusion, Anglogold Ashanti; and Selling Voluntary Blood Donation, Lister Hospital & Fertility Centre.
Neighborhood Growth & Infrastructure Venture, Vivo Vitality Ghana; Livelihood Empowerment & Abilities Growth Venture, Ecom Ghana; Stakeholder Engagement, Ghana Shippers Authority; Supporting Authorities Establishments, FBN Financial institution Ghana; Supporting Well being Establishments, Vodafone Ghana Basis; Supporting SMEs & Begin-ups, TotalEnergies Advertising and marketing Ghana; Supporting Sports activities Growth, Interplast; Girls Empowerment Venture, Absa Financial institution Ghana; Youth Growth & Empowerment Venture, Constancy Financial institution Ghana; Mentorship Venture, UBA Ghana; Well being Consciousness Training Programme, Anglogold Ashanti; Finest WASH Initiative, Volta River Authority; and Incapacity Assist & Employment Venture, Alternative Worldwide Financial savings & Loans.
SSI Revolutionary Venture, Absa Financial institution Ghana (Absa Able to Work Programme); SSI Venture (Well being), Entry Financial institution Ghana (Fistula); SSI Venture (Training); Karpowership Ghana; SSI Venture (Setting), Volta River Authority (VRA Reforestation Pogramme); SSI Venture (Socio-Financial), MTN Ghana Basis; SSI Crew of the 12 months, Vodafone Ghana Basis; Neighborhood Assist Venture, Ghana Nationwide Gasoline; Finest Partnership and Collaboration, Ecobank Ghana; SME of the 12 months (Small Enterprise; Large Affect), Baraka Affect Ghana; Internet Zero Carbon Technique, Volta River Authority (CFMP); Sustainability & Operational Excellence Award, Complete Energies Advertising and marketing Ghana; Product Innovation Award, Bel-Aqua; SDG Pioneer of the 12 months, Volta River Authority; Offering Well being Amenities, Anglogold Ashanti; SSI Basis/Firm of the 12 months, Vodafone Ghana Basis.
Particular Judges Award
Eco-Acutely aware Water Firm, Bel-Aqua Mineral Water; Put up-Catastrophe Rehabilitation Assist Programme, Ghana Nationwide Gasoline; Local weather Change Management Award, Emmanuel Antwi-Darkwa, CEO of VRA; Girls Empowerment Management Award, Audrey Abakah, Head, SME Banking at Absa Financial institution; Feminine Character of the 12 months, Ms Benonita Bismarck, CEO of Ghana Shippers Authority; SSI Disruptive Digital Pioneer Award, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President, Republic of Ghana; and Social Affect Champion, Dr. Janet Amoanimaah Aggrey, CEO, Jaggreys Fertility Hospital.
CEO of the 12 months, Daniel Sackey, CEO of Ecobank Ghana; Stainability Skilled, Emmanuel Baidoo, Senior Sustainability Supervisor, Anglogold Ashanti Ghana; Well being Advocate, Dr. Edem Okay. Hiadzi, CEO, Lister Hospital and Fertility Centre; STEM Advocate, Naa Adei Dsane-Boateng, Government Director, Youngstars Dev. Initiative Ghana; Incapacity Assist Management Award, Kwame Owusu-Boateng, CEO, Alternative Int. Financial savings and Loans; Humanitarian of the 12 months, Jane Motive Ahadzie, CEO, JRA Cosmetics; and SSI Exemplary Management Award, Rev. Amaris Nana Adjei Perbi, Nation Head, Vodafone Gh. Basis & Sustainability.