By Hon. Eng. Collins Nzovu, MP
Minister of Green Economy and Environment Hon. Eng. Collins Nzovu MP on Friday, 17th February, 2023 joined other stakeholders in awarding companies that have demonstrated excellence in their commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility and Responsible Business.
During the 4th Zambia CSR and Responsible Business Awards Gala dinner, Hon. Nzovu said Corporate Social Responsibility, is a concept that is gaining more and more importance in today’s society.
He said CSR is the way in which companies act responsibly and ethically towards their stakeholders, including employees, customers, communities, and the environment.
“The CSR awards recognize the businesses that have made this commitment to social responsibility and have gone above and beyond in their efforts to give back to society,” he said.
The Honourable Minister said companies that had demonstrated excellence in their commitment to CSR were being awarded for showing that they understand the importance of balancing their financial performance with their social and environmental responsibilities.
1.CSR Leadership of the Year Award Female – Lomthunzi Mbewe – Lubambe Coppermine.
2.Chairpersons Award – Innovation of the Year – Chilanga Cement PLC.
3.Partnership of the Year Award Corporate Community (Young people) – Standard Chartered Bank.
- Partnership of the Year Corporate Non Profit Award- Zanaco Bank
- Partnership of the Year Corporate Co – operation award (Cleaning Chilanga Cement and Lusaka City Council) Stanbic Bank
6.Best CSR Campaign of the Year – Stanbic Bank Zambia
7.Technology for good award (Tech 4 good) – MTN
8.CSR Leader of the Year (Male) Mwindwa Siakalima – Stanbic Bank
9.CSR Excellence Awards – Safe Drinking Water -Mopani Mines
10.CSR Excellent Award in Safe Drinking Water (Access to safe and clean water) – IHS
11.CSR Excellence Award in Safe Drinking Water Solar Pumping Solutions – DAVIS & SHIRTLIFF
12.CSR Excellent Award for health climate support program – Grizzly Group of Companies
13.CSR Excellence Award in Health infrastracture supporting – Barrick Lumwana
- Best Skills Development Awards-Mopani Copper Mine.
15.Best Community Social Impact Award (Housing and Infrastracture) – Chilanga Cement
16.Award for Best Community Social Impact (Livelihoods) – Barrick Lumwana
17.Best Community Social Impact Award Agriculture and Food Security – Trident Foundation
18.Best CSR Advocacy by Media (Media Practitioners) – Domnion Kaumba
19.Best Community Impact Award Women Empowerment – Trident Foundation
20.Best Community Social Impact Award Women Empowerment (Entrepreneurship) – MTN Zambia
21.Best Community Social Impact Award Youth Development (Business Support) -Mabiza Resources
22.Best Community Social Impact Award Youth Development (Sports) – Dangote Cement
23.Best Community Social Impact Award including Development of Persons with Disabilities (PWDS)- Standard Chartered Bank
24.CSR Excellence in Education and Infrastructure Support Award – Trident Foundation
- CSR Excellence in Education Infrastructure Support – JTI Leaf – Zambia
26.CSR Excellence in Education School Support Program – Airtel Zambia
27.CSR Excellence Education and Infrastracture Support – MTN Zambia
28.Best Excellence Award for Green and Environmental Stewardship – Musekiwa Moyo
- CSR Award in Education (School Support Program) – Generation Alive
- Award for Environmental Excellence Award Green and Environmental (Stewardship) – Technical Centre for Climate Change and Agriculture Development (TCCCAD).
31.Best Award for Social Impact on Women Empowerment – Chawama Youth Project Programme.
32.Best Community Social Impact Award for Youth Development – Vision Victors
Issued by MGEE Communications Unit