KESC earns international CSR Excellence Award

KARACHI: Karachi Electric Supply Company has received Corporate Social responsibility Business Excellence Award for best community services during the year 2012 at an international CSR summit organized by the National Forum for Environment & Health NFEH in collaboration with United Nations’ environmental Program UNEP.

The award marks the recognition of KESC’s belief in paying back to the community at large, especially in the areas of health and youth development. KESC reaffirmed its pledge on the occasion that sustainability for a corporate entity lies in being useful to the society and serving the needy segments by taking up responsibilities outside its business spectrum.

More than 100 national and international corporate companies and organizations had submitted their nominations, out of which 45 companies were shortlisted by the jury. KESC was one of the finalists selected through a judges’ panel for being the best in community service.

Some of the other organisations which were granted the award included Procter & Gamble Pakistan, NOKIA Pakistan, Pakistan Telecommunication Corporation, Total Parco Pakistan, Engro Corporation, Fauji Fertilizer Company, Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim, Pak Arab Refinery, , Etihad Airways, Bank Al Falah, Rafhan Maize Products Co, CITI BANK, MCB Bank, English Biscuit Manufacturers, Martin Dow Pharmaceutical, Agility Logistics, Linde Pakistan, Adamjee Insurance Company, Abbott Laboratories Pakistan, Packages Ltd and Engro Power Gen Qadirpur.

This is the third consecutive award that KESC has earned for its CSR initiatives during the year 2012. Last month, KESC had received two CSR Excellence Awards at national level from CSR Association of Pakistan in the categories: ‘Best CSR Innovation’ and, ‘Best Sustainability shall be deemed to arise by virtue of any email communication which shall be deemed to be made for purposes of better administration and is not binding on KESC, its affiliates or subsidiaries in any manner whatsoever”