Mawuena Trebarh, CEO of GIPC
On Friday, 19 August, 2016, the Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City, Accra, will play host to the 15th edition of the Ghana Club 100 (GC100) Awards in the evening.
This year’s event, themed, ‘Manufacturing; Steering Ghana’s Development,’ will have President John Dramani Mahama as the special guest of honour.
The objectives of GC 100, according to Mawuena Trebarh, CEO of GIPC, are to develop an open information culture within the Ghanaian corporate sector, provide incentives for improved performance, develop uniform criteria for evaluating performance and the establish an annual as well as current analysis of the corporate sector.
There will be awards for the top 100 businesses and awards for the leading companies in each of the strategic sectors.
Best companies in agriculture and agribusiness; financial services; information and communication technology (ICT); services; infrastructure; oil and gas; mining; manufacturing; tourism; health and education, would be awarded.
“There would be special awards for outstanding business performers in selected categories including corporate social responsibility. A new UNICEF special award for the Coalition of Children will also feature in this year’s event.”
For last year’s edition, Tullow Ghana Limited topped the list with their first appearance in the ranking. Ecobank emerged the highest taxpayer among the selected companies while New Crystal Health Services Limited also topped the health sector.
Ghana Rubber Estates Limited emerged the Most Child Friendly Company while the GC 100 CSR Company of the year went to Benso Oil Palm Plantation (BOPP).
CAL Bank Limited emerged the GC 100 Best Listed Company on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE), while MultiPro Private Company continued its rise up the ladder to 3rd position and became the highest ranked manufacturing company.
A business desk report