AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi Mine has once again proven itself a leader in the sustainability and social investment space, as it was honoured with a remarkable total of seven awards, at the recently ended 7th Sustainability and Social Investment (SSI) Awards.
Held at the Kempinski Hotel in Accra, the awards showcase AngloGold Ashanti’s commitment to innovation, health initiatives, social investment, sustainability, and community development.
The SSI Awards received include:
Company/Foundation of the Year 2023
Innovative Project of the Year 2023
Best Company in supporting Health Institutions 2023
SSI Team of the Year 2023
SSI Project of the Year (Health) 2023
Furthermore, two distinguished personality awards were presented to individuals who have demonstrated exemplary leadership and dedication in their respective roles. Mavis Nana Yaa Kyei, the Social Development and Gender Superintendent of the Obuasi Mine, was honoured with the 2023 Sustainability Rising Star of the Year award being an emerging leader in the Sustainability space in Ghana, showcasing ongoing and exceptional growth and contribution to the Sustainability profession and increased levels of leadership, responsibility, and sphere of impact.
Additionally, Emmanuel Baidoo, the Senior Manager, Community Relations – Africa, was recognized as the Community Development Leader of the Year for his outstanding contributions towards social investments in the community and sustainable development.
“We are immensely proud of the recognition received at the Sustainability and Social Investment Awards event,” said Emmanuel Baidoo, Senior Manager,F Community Relations – Africa and SSI award winner.
“These awards demonstrates the AngloGold Ashanti team’s dedication to promote sustainable practices and our unwavering commitment to excellence, while making a positive difference in the communities we operate in. We dedicate these awards to the entire AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi Mine family and express our deepest gratitude and appreciation for their dedication and hard work, which contributed to our winning the awards,” added Mr. Baidoo.
The Sustainability & Social Investment Awards, which is organized by Ianmatsun Global Services Ltd, recognizes the most outstanding sustainability, CSR and ESG initiatives in the Country and beyond as well as the best teams and individuals who brought them to life.