Econet wins 2020 Quoted Companies Sustainability Award

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The Sustainability category recognised companies that have demonstrated considerable dedication to corporate, social and ethical responsibility.

Harare – Econet Wireless Zimbabwe’s CSR and sustainability programmes gained significant recognition at the 2020 Quoted Companies Survey Awards ceremony with the country’s largest telecommunications provider taking home the Sustainability award.

The awards took place on Friday in the Harare and was sponsored by Nedbank Zimbabwe Limited and facilitated by Alpha Media Holdings in partnership with Equity Axis.

The Sustainability category recognised companies that have demonstrated considerable dedication to corporate, social and ethical responsibility.

This award celebrates Econet’s work in response to Cyclone Idai and fight against cholera as the company continuously show commitment to assist the communities in times of need. The Company is also working to reduce litter through the Clean City Initiative which provide waste collection and disposal services.

In addition, Econet has investments in Ruzivo Digital Learning, an online interactive digital learning platform targeted at primary and secondary students. Driven by smart technology learning, the platform aims to empower vulnerable children. In 2019, a total of 600 000 beneficiaries accessed quality education through the Ruzivo Smart learning platform, monthly.

The programmes are in addition to various scholarships granted under the Higherlife Foundation which has benefited more than 250 000 deserving beneficiaries.

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