With social impact becoming an integral part of operations of corporate organisations in Ghana, leading African PR & Rating firm, Avance Media has launched an annual ranking of the Top 50 Social Impact Companies in Ghana to highlight remarkable exploits of businesses contributing immensely to the development of Ghana in diverse ways.
The ranking which features 22 local & 28 foreign companies based in Ghana were selected from across 16 key sectors of Ghana’s economy and highlighted their impact activities across education, agriculture, sanitation, women empowerment, health and a host of others.
Emphasising on the purpose of the list, MD of Avance Media, Prince Akpah, stated the research to recognise these prominent organisations was inspired by the level of investment and commitments corporate Ghana has dedicated to supporting the Ghana Beyond Aid agenda whiles implementing their corporate social responsibilities.
Mustapha Iddrisu of the University of Professional Studies Accra (UPSA) commended Avance Media, stating he has been looking forward to a program that would put corporate organisations in the spotlight for their contribution to society in a foreword written in the official report of the ranking published on www.avancemedia.org/50sic
On selection of the top-ranked companies, aside from being registered in Ghana, criteria for the ranking also spelt out that impact initiatives must be aligned with the UN’s SDGs coupled with public evidence of impact.
Key sectors featured in the list include Banking & Finance, Beverage, FCMG, Technology and Media.
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