Mumbai, India, February 18, 2016
Multilink CEO Michael Njoroge has been awarded the prestigious Global CSR Excellence and Leadership Award by the World CSR Congress. The Global CSR Awards are constituted by the World CSR Congress every year on the World CSR Day and are presented to companies who believe in the value of Sustainable CSR; that which is built in the fabric of business – making it a reality.
Multilink has received this award for its continued effort in enriching communities in the areas of environment and education. Multilink has reached thousands of homes and schools with tree planting and clean cookstoves distribution programme.
Multilink has also supported education initiatives leading fundraising for classroom construction, desks acquisition and books for various schools in Kenya.
“We strongly believe that our success is not just measured by our business achievements, but also by how well we serve our community and make a difference to people’s lives,” said Michael. “Multilink sees education as the seed of innovation, and works to create programs that support youth education and job training, using our technology, services and expertise. This recognition is an encouragement for us. We look forward to continuing to implement programs that are highly relevant to what the community needs and values.”
The Global CSR Congress and Awards is a prestigious international awards ceremony in the sphere of corporate social responsibility (CSR). It is organized with the purpose of raising CSR awareness, and honors outstanding individuals and companies from around the world for their contributions to the following: environmental preservation, community transformation and poverty alleviation, women’s rights and welfare, workplace practices and CSR-related product innovation.