Airtel named 2015 Changemaker company of the year

Airtel Ghana has been named ChangeMaker Company of the Year for Corporate Social Responsibility under the International category for Social Impact through Employee Engagement within the Bharti Group.

Airtel Ghana received the highest honor (Gold) for its significant and far-reaching efforts to integrate social responsibility across its products, services, operations and its innovative employee CSR initiative – Make your Change.

The award was presented at Bharti Airtel’s 2015 ChangeMaker Awards event in New Delhi. This is the second consecutive year that Airtel Ghana has won this Award.

The ChangeMaker Awards honors companies within the Bharti group that have embedded CSR into their operations and are driving meaningful impact within their countries of operations.

The Award was presented to Airtel Ghana by Founder and Chairman of Bharti Enterprises, Sunil Bharti Mittal.

Commenting on the recognition, Hannah Agbozo, Legal and Corporate Affairs Director, Airtel said “Corporate Social Responsibility is integral to our business strategy and culture at Airtel Ghana.

This award speaks to the dedication of our employees to making a difference and driving positive impact in the communities where they work and live. Additionally, the honor highlights our company’s commitment to sustainable investing and the continued effort in empowering our employees to be the change they want to see in their communities”.

In addition to the award, Airtel Ghana was recently honored for being the Best CSR Company for Education by the Ghana CSR Excellence Awards and also recognised for the third year running as the Best Community Relations Programme of the Year at the Institute of Public Relations (IPR) Excellence Awards.

Airtel is Ghana’s fastest growing telecommunications network providing unparalleled communication, connectivity and collaborative solutions to its customers.

Credit: Airtel Ghana