MTN Ghana has been adjudged Health, Environment, Safety and Security Company of the Year at the 4th edition of the Health, Environment, Safety and Security (HESS) awards ceremony held at the Movenpick Ambassador hotel in Accra.
In addition to being adjudged Company of the Year, MTN Ghana was also winner in other categories, bagging a total of eight awards.
The other awards won are: Best Company in Customer Safety and Security Management Practices; Best Company in Health and Safety Management Practices; Employee Empowerment Excellence Award; and Management of Driving Safety Excellence Award.
Additionally, the leading telecommunications company in Ghana also won: The Most Outstanding Contribution for Sustainable Development Award; Health, Environment, Safety and Security (HESS) Team of the Year Award; as well as the Health, Environment, Safety and Security (HESS) Manager of the year Award – Winifred Setor Smith.
The awards were in recognition of MTN’s commitment to Safety and Security standards which are demonstrated through the establishment of various organizational structures to ensure the delivery of an effective safety and security program.
Receiving the awards on behalf of MTN Ghana, the Acting Chief Risk and Compliance Officer for MTN, Mrs. Winifred Setor Smith expressed gratitude to the organizers for the awards.
Mrs. Setor Smith said MTN is an organization that ensures the dissemination of health and safety tips using multi-channels. MTN also holds frequent sessions on health and safety with its vendors.
Commenting on the awards, the Chief Executive Officer of MTN Ghana, Mr. Selorm Adadevoh, congratulated the Health, Safety and Security Team at MTN Ghana for ensuring the compliance of MTN Ghana’s Occupational Health and Safety Policies, Physical Security Procedures and the Safety and Security Operational Guidelines.
Mr. Selorm Adadevoh said these guidelines are constantly followed to ensure both staff and customers are safe at all touch points across the country.
The CEO also congratulated Mrs. Winifred Setor Smith for winning the Health, Environment, Safety and Security (HESS) Manager of the year award. “This recognition is a testament that MTN indeed nurtures its talents and invests in people”, the CEO said.
The HESS Awards
The HESS Awards was organized by IanMatSun Global Services Ltd, organizers of the Sustainability and Social Investment Awards and publishers of the Sustainability Report Magazine in partnership with Firmus Advisory, a leading Research Company in Ghana.
The awards identify, publicly recognize and celebrate outstanding companies and individuals for their exceptional performance and innovations in Occupational Health, Environment and Employee and Stakeholder Safety and Security.
MTN Ghana has won 14 HESS awards since 2019 and has been adjudged Best Company in HESS and Most Outstanding Contribution for Sustainable Development for two consecutive years.
MTN Ghana is the market leader in the mobile telecommunications industry in Ghana, offering subscribers a range of exciting options under Pay As You Go, Pay Monthly and Mobile Financial Services.
The company is part of the MTN Group which is a leading emerging market leader with a clear vision to lead the delivery of a bold new digital world to its customers.
The company is inspired by its belief that everyone deserves the benefits of a modern connected life. Scancom PLC is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange and its strategy is Ambition 2025: Leading digital solutions for Africa’s progress.