Vodafone Ghana Wins CIPS Award

vodafone logoTelecommunications giant, Vodafone Ghana has won the Best Contribution to Corporate Responsibility at the 2013 Pan African Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Awards, which was held in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The award is in recognition of Vodafone Ghana’s innovative ‘Handset Buyback Scheme, which the telecommunications giant introduced to ensure the proper disposal of old and destroyed mobile phones as part of efforts to help manage electronic waste and drive sustainability in the country.

Carmen Bruce-Annan, Head, Vodafone Foundation said, “We are very excited to receive this prestigious award for the third consecutive time.”

He said: “At Vodafone, operating responsibly and ethically is the key focus of our Corporate Responsibility, and our ‘Handset Buyback Scheme’ is our way of protecting our environment from waste. We are grateful to CIPS for this award.”

The CIPS Award is a prestigious award that celebrates companies and individuals for outstanding achievements in procurement and supply chain management.

The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) operates internationally in about 150 countries.
Vodafone Ghana is the most awarded telecoms company in Ghana, winning among others, Best Telecoms Brand for three successive years and CIMG Telecoms Company of the Year.

The company is also a total communications solutions provider mobile, fixed lines, internet, voice and data and provides unmatched service for fixed line and internet services.

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