Bestway Cement was honoured for its efforts in contributing positively to sustainable development, when it bagged five awards at the prestigious 10th Annual CSR Awards 2018 ceremony organised by the National Forum for Environment & Health (NFEH), held in Islamabad on 18 January.
Bestway won the coveted awards in the categories of Green Energy Initiatives, Community Development & Service, Education & Scholarship, Vocational Trainings and Sustainability Initiatives. The participants of the awards were the leading local and multinational firms of Pakistan who are in the forefront of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts in Pakistan. The awards are yet another milestone for Bestway Cement in its endeavour to strengthen lives.
Bestway appreciates that it has a special responsibility particularly towards the local community, thus plays a vital role in the socio-economic development of local communities such as improving access to health services and education, taking part in the urban development and environmental conservation programs and helping generate employment.
The Corporate Social Responsibility Awards are an annual affair that recognizes best practices and excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility in sustainable businesses. The awards aim to showcase innovative corporate initiatives which are part of a comprehensive sustainable strategy and address the most pressing environmental and social challenges. The finalists are selected by an independent jury who evaluate the participants on their performance in the past and their ongoing projects in the CSR realm.
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MediaBites Editorial – Shoaib Naqvi