Zoomilion Ghana Limited took home three prestigious awards at the just ended Sustainable and Social Investment (SSI) 2019 Awards ceremony held last Friday at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra, ABC News can report.
The company picked up highly competitive awards including the Best Company in Providing Sanitation Facilities, Best Company in Providing Environmental Sustainability Projects and the Best Company in Sustainable and Social Investment Project in the Environment Category of the event.
The Board Chairman of the SSI Awards, Dr. Heyman Adu said the awards initiative is aimed at identifying and publicly recognizing the exemplary performance and achievements of companies and foundations operating in Ghana to improve livelihoods in the communities they serve through their sustainable and social investment projects.
This year’s SSI Awards is its third and was convened under the theme, “Celebrating impactful brands and their sustainable legacies,”
Among others, the dignitaries who graced the occasion were the Cuban ambassador to Ghana Pedro Luis Despaigne and Mr. Joseph Obeng Opoku, Chief Director of the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources who represented the sector minister Mrs. Cecilia Abena Dapaah.
Other beneficiaries of the just ended awards included, McDan, MTN, GNPC Foundation and Goldfields, among others.
Zoomlion has over the years provided many sustainable waste management interventions including the Integrated Recycling and Compost Plant (IRECOP) in Jamestown, Accra, which was commissioned this year, the Accra Compost and Recycling Plant (ACARP) located at Adjen Kotoku in the Amasaman metropolitan area in Accra, and Sewerage Systems Ghana Limited (SSGL) at Lavender Hill. The development of the Lavender Hill project addressed, once and for all, the century-old problem of freestyle dodging into the sea. The Universal Plastic Product and Recycling (UPPR) plant also located in Accra are experts in plastic recycling and manufacture high-quality made-in-Ghana waste bin as a core service towards the realization of the clean and healthy Ghana social national cause.