FULL LIST: 2nd CSR Awards Winners (2020)

Organizations committed to making Zambia a better place deserve recognition. The CSR Network Zambia’s 2020 CSR and Responsible Business Awards was on the hunt for inspirational, heart-warming and impactful CSR projects and programmes implemented by ethical organizations that go above and beyond to champion diversity, serve their communities and lend a helping hand during the COVID-19 pandemic.

You can view the highlights here. Below is the list of the 2020 winners:

No.ORGANISATIONMAIN CATEGORYSUB CATEGORY
1FIRST QUANTUM MINERALS LTD (FQML)COMMUNITY PROGRAMMESAgriculture
2STANBIC BANKCOMMUNITY PROGRAMMESHousing
3IHS ZAMBIACOMMUNITY PROGRAMMESBorehole Drilling
4FIRST QUANTUM MINERALS LTD (FQML)COMMUNITY PROGRAMMESWater
5SUN FMCOMMUNITY PROGRAMMESCSR Coverage
6ZAMBIA AIRPORTS CORPORATION LTD (ZACL)COMMUNITY PROGRAMMESHousing Partnership
7KIAMBI SAFARISCOMMUNITY PROGRAMMESFinancial Support
8MATMEJA TRANSPORTATION & TOURSCOMMUNITY PROGRAMMESTransportation
9FIRST QUANTUM MINERALS LTD (FQML)PROVISION OF LITERACY/EDUCATIONInfrastructure/Innovative Learning
10GRIZZLY MININGPROVISION OF LITERACY/EDUCATIONSchool Infrastructure
11ONSITE FUEL DIRECT LTDPROVISION OF LITERACY/EDUCATIONMobility Support
12BUFFALO BICYCLESEDUCATION SUPPORTMobility Support
13UBA ZAMBIAEDUCATION SUPPORTReading
14DANGOTE CEMENTENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIPTree Planting
15FIRST QUANTUM MINERALS LTD (FQML)ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIPGame Management
16MAAMBA COLLIERIESENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIPEnvironmental Restoration
17NATURAL VALLEY LTD.ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIPProduct Innovation
18ST. JOHN PAUL II ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITALOUTREACH PROGRAMMESCommunity Healthcare
19ROTARY CLUB OF LUSAKAOUTREACH PROGRAMMESWater & Sanitation
20OKODWELACHARITYCommunity Housing
21LUCY MLEWA FOUNDATIONCHARITY OF THE YEAR2020
22YWCAPARTNERSHIP OF THE YEAR2020
23MAAMBA COLLIERIES LTDCSR LEADERSHIP2020
24VISION CARE GROUPPUBLIC SAFETY/HEALTHEYE CARE
25BUUMBA MALAMBOYOUNG ACHIEVER 20202020
26LUBAMBE COPPER MINEWOMEN EMPOWERMENTCapacity Building
27AIRTELCOVID-19 SUPPORTFinancial Support
28IHS ZAMBIACOVID-19 SUPPORTMedical Equipment
29LAFARGECOVID-19 SUPPORTCommunity Initiatives
30HOLLARD INSURANCECOVID-19 SUPPORTPartnerships (Charity)
31SUN FMCOVID-19 SUPPORTMedia Updates
32ZAMBIA SUGARCOVID-19 SUPPORTCommunity Interventions
33KIAMBI SAFARISWORKPLACE PRACTICESStaff Development
34LUBAMBE COPPER MINESPONSORPlatinum
35FIRST QUANTUM MINERALS LTDSPONSORPlatinum
36BUFFALO BICYCLESSPONSORGold

CSRNZ Announces Call for 2020 CSR Awards Nominations

CSRNZ is now accepting nominees for the 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Awards. The awards will be presented during a Gala Dinner ceremony on 4th December, 2020 to be held at the Golden Peacock Hotel, Lusaka.

The CSRNZ Awards recognize and honor companies for outstanding, innovative services, projects and programmes implemented in the past or present. These projects should demonstrate the company’s leadership, sincerity and on-going commitment in incorporating ethical values and respect for individuals, communities and the environment in the way they do business.. The judging criteria includes an assessment of nominees’ CSR programs as they relate to effectiveness in helping the communities they focus on, involvement of company personnel, sustainability, and long-term impact of the programs and activities that go beyond financial contributions.

Employees can nominate the company they work for, as well as partner organizations they work with. A judging panel comprised of CSRNZ Advisory Board Members evaluates applicants according to the criteria and applicants’ contributions toward social causes.

In addition to the CSR Award, CSRNZ will also present its Lifetime Achievement Award during the event. The award recognizes individuals who have made important contributions to those in need.

Timeline:

  • Open for submissions: 11th October 2020.
  • Close of submissions: 31st October 2020.
  • Awards Ceremony: 4th December 2020.

How to apply:

Corporations, SMEs, business associations, Foundations and NGOs are eligible and encouraged to apply. The deadline for submissions is October 31st 2020.

Fill in the Online Application Form from here or email coordinator@csrzambia.org .
Complete and submit separate Application forms for each category you intend to complete (only one per category).

Inaugural CSR Awards

The Corporate Social Responsibility Network Zambia (CSRNZ) organised and hosted the national Responsible Businesses and CSR Awards, to recognise and honor Zambian companies implementing CSR in Zambia. Running under the theme – Shaping Responsible Businesses Towards the Attainment of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, (Vision 2030). The awards Gala dinner was held at the Golden Peacock Hotel, along Kasangula Road, in Roma Township, on 29th November 2019.

The Guest of Honor at the awards was the Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry, Hon. Christopher Yaluma, represented by Director of Cooperatives, Mr. Shadreck Mungalaba.

The following companies were honored:

  1. Airtel Zambia
  2. Kashikoto Conservancy Ltd
  3. Natural Valley Ltd
  4. Konkola Copper Mines (KCM)
  5. Lubambe Copper Mines
  6. First Quantum Minerals Ltd (FQML)
  7. Barrick Lumwana
  8. HLB Zambia
  9. FINCA
  10. Stanbic Zambia
  11. Ecobank
  12. Access Bank
  13. DHL Zambia
  14. Zambia Airports Corporation Ltd
  15. Zambia Railways
  16. IHS Towers
  17. Betway
  18. NECOR
  19. Cashbuild
  20. Maamba Collieries
  21. Zambia Sugar
  22. Sun FM
  23. Pick N Pay
  24. Action Aid
  25. G4S
  26. Madison Financial Services
  27. Trade Kings
  28. Tongabezi
  29. Dangote Cement
  30. Royal Air Charters
  31. Vision Care

These Annual CSR Awards are intended to be Zambia’s prestigious CSR and Sustainability accolades, recognising the contributions being made by individuals, the Private and Public sectors towards community development. Winners are mobilized from the diverse sectors and industries which have created positive impact towards Zambia’s sustainable development and the promotion of Sustainable Development Goals.