Vivo Energy Ghana, the exclusive marketer and distributor of Shell branded fuels and lubricants has been inducted into the Hall of Fame for excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at the 2021 edition of the Ghana Oil and Gas Awards in Accra.
The company was recognized for its impactful sustainable development initiatives in the areas of Road Safety, Education and Environment across the country especially in communities where it operates.
Having won the Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility Award for three consecutive years, the company was recognized for championing community investments in the downstream petroleum sector.
Receiving the award, the Corporate Communications Manager of Vivo Energy Ghana, Mrs. Shirley Tony Kum said the company is committed to contributing to sustainable development in its operations and has embedded this in its Business Principles and Code of Conduct.
“As a business committed to operating sustainably, we go beyond the sale of high quality Shell fuels and lubricants to playing our role as a responsible company through the critical areas of road safety, education and the environment. In consultation with our communities, we will continue to implement sustainable initiatives that achieve both short and long-term goals.”
Commenting on the award, the Managing Director of Vivo Energy Ghana, Mr. Kader Maiga, said Vivo Energy Ghana has embedded sustainability commitment in its strategy, business processes and decision-making and dedicated the award to its customers, communities, partners and employees.
“With a vision of becoming Africa’s most respected energy business, we aim to provide cleaner energy solutions in a responsible manner that integrates economic, environmental and social considerations. This is evident in the launch of the new Shell fuels with Dynaflex technology and the implementation of alternative energy solutions across our retail network such as solar energy.”
Some sustainable development initiatives implemented by Vivo Energy Ghana includes the roll-out of Community Digital Literacy Project, STOP, THINK & DRIVE Road Safety Campaign and the Retailer Sustainability Programme to support the government’s effort in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
SOURCE: Nii Otu Dadeban Ankrah