MTN Ghana has been recognized with three awards at the third edition of the Health, Environment, Safety and Security (HESS) Awards held at the Movenpick Ambassador hotel in Accra.
The three awards were for Most Outstanding Contributions to Sustainable Development; Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence and Telecoms Facility Excellence.
Receiving the awards, the Senior Manager for Security Risk Management at MTN Ghana, Foster Kplomdo expressed his appreciation to the organizers for recognizing MTN’s sustainable development initiatives within the communities it operates and the management of its facilities.
He dedicated the awards to the Security & Safety as well as the MTN Ghana Foundation teams for their commitment to ensuring that staff, customers and stakeholders of MTN are always safe, especially in this period where the world is battling with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Commenting on the awards, the Chief Executive Officer of MTN Ghana, Selorm Adadevoh commended the Safety and Security Team of MTN and MTN Foundation for their steadfastness in ensuring MTN provided a safe and secure environment for staff, customers and the general public.
He said, “your approach to managing the security and health of both staff and stakeholders within our communities during the pandemic is commendable”. There was business continuity as customers were engaged in a safe environment. Our communities bonded with us more because we demonstrated our concern with the PPEs and Vaccines we donated during the COVID 19 pandemic last year.” He added, “We are excited the awards Board of HESS has recognised our contribution conferred these awards on us. We hope to do more in that regard.”
The HESS awards was organized by Ianmatsun Global Services Ltd, who are also publishers of the Sustainability Report Magazine in partnership with Firmus Advisory, a leading Research Company in Ghana.
It is designed to identify, publicly recognize and celebrate outstanding companies for exceptional performance and innovations focused on occupational health, the environment, employee and stakeholder safety and security.
This is the second time MTN has participated in the awards program and continues to be recognized for its dedication to ensuring employees and stakeholders health and safety remains paramount.
This year’s awards program was under the theme: ‘Building a resilient workspace post -COVID -19; The role of HESS initiatives.