…Receives Three Additional Prestigious Awards
MTN Ghana, the leading telecommunications company in Ghana was adjudged the Second Best Company in Ghana at the 2016 Ghana Club 100 Awards organized by the Ghana Investment Promotions Centre (GIPC), the government institution driving national and international investment in the country.
MTN Ghana received three other prestigious awards – Highest Tax Payer of the Year, Largest Company and the Most Child Friendly Business in Ghana.
The citation of the awards read in part as follows; MTN provides about 500,000 jobs for Ghanaians through an ecosystem of partners and suppliers. MTN is one of the biggest contributor to tax revenue. Your organization’s efforts at ensuring that individuals, businesses and organizations are connected through the state of the art technology remains remarkable.
MTN’s people centered policies and practices, especially its concern for children, working mothers and the vulnerable in general, reflecting in the provision of facilities for the benefit of children and their mothers………
Commenting on the awards, Ag. Corporate Services Executive of MTN Ghana, Mr. Sam Koranteng commended Government for creating the enabling environment which spurs businesses to continue investing in their operations and the country as a whole. “For us at MTN, these awards are a confirmation of our commitment to continue to provide best global practices and standards in every sphere of our business operations”.
“We are proud of this recognition and we will continue in our efforts to provide innovative technological solutions to our valued customers. We thank all our stakeholders and customers for their continued support and loyalty. We are humbled by these awards and we dedicate them to all our loyal customers.”
Being conferred with these four awards reaffirms MTN’s commitment to providing convenient affordable and innovative mobile telecommunication products and services to all Ghanaians”. He added.
The Senior Minister, Dr. Osafo Marfo in his address at the awards, indicated government’s unwavering commitment to support the private sector and charged the top 100 businesses present at the event to take on the responsibility of ensuring that they remain the best while paying their taxes.
The Ghana Club 100 Awards, launched in 1998, is an annual composition of the top 100 companies in Ghana by the GIPC to recognize successful businesses contributing to national development. The Ghana Club 100 Awards is organized by the Ghana Investment Promotion Council and the theme for the 2017 awards was Industrialization – “A Tool for Job Creation and Accelerated Economic Development”.
The GIPC awards adds to the recent numerous awards won by MTN Ghana. Earlier in the year, MTN received 10 Awards at the Ghana Information Technology and Telecoms Awards (GITTA) organized by Instinct Wave, MTN also picked six awards at the HR Focus awards, three awards at the Chartered Institute of Marketing, CIMG Awards and two awards in CSR during the 7th Ghana CSR Excellence Awards (GHACEA).