Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, was awarded with the ninth Health, Safety and Environment Performance Award for the second time. This annually held event, organized by Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC), sheds light on sustainable projects, initiatives, and achievements undertaken by Kuwait’s public and private organizations.
KNPC’s yearly award aims at raising health, safety and environment standards in Kuwait, while recognizing the distinguished contributions of Kuwait’s key players in the fields of sustainable business, whether from the private or the public sectors.
Zain was awarded with this year’s ninth Performance Award for a number of HSE initiatives and programs the company launched and supported during 2015, including the annual Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign, supporting Rijeemy health program, internal blood donation campaigns, the internal Health Week initiative, celebrating Earth Day, supporting Environment Public Authority’s awareness campaign, and more.
Zain, being one of the region’s top leaders in Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability, expressed its utmost pride in this latest achievement, adding to the long list of achievements it obtained by being a socially responsible company with a clear and firm CSSR strategy.
During 2015, Zain was awarded the Gold Award for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility from the Arab Organization for Social Responsibility in Dubai. The company was recognized for its series of CSR initiatives and programs, which were assessed to have had a deep and meaningful impact on many groups, institutions, and agencies across multiple communities.