Kinross Chirano takes home Ghana Corporate Responsibility awards

Kinross Chirano recently received two awards at the 2018 Sustainability and Social Investment Awards (SSIA) for Best Company in Partnership of Community Development and Best Company in Stakeholder Engagement!

Chirano was recognized for its positive relationships and commitment to the socio-economic well-being of local communities.

Learn more about Kinross’ Corporate Responsibility (CR) performance from our 2017 CR Report and watch this video on how we are improving the lives of women and children in West Africa. A summary of Chirano’s CR performance can also be found here. 

“Kinross Chirano is proud to accept this award in recognition of our commitment to deepening our engagement with stakeholders, and executing projects and programs that enhance the lives of residents in our community,” said James Peprah, Community and Public Relations Superintendent, Chirano.

The SSIA are hosted and organized by Ion Africa Business in partnership with Ianmatsun Global Services Ltd. The awards program seeks to create awareness and encourage companies to deliver high impact CR projects that align with the Government of Ghana’s focus on sustainable development goals.

Oppong Kyekyeku, Health and Safety Superintendent, Chirano, accepts the award at the 2018 SSIA Gala alongside health and safety, and community relations employees

Chirano employees at the gala. From left to right:
Peter Gyimah, Health and Safety Superintendent, Chirano, Dr. Alex Nana Djan, Health and Occupational Hygiene Superintendent, Chirano, James Peprah, Community Relations and Public Relations Superintendent, Chirano, Oppong Kyekyeku, Health and Safety Superintendent, Chirano, Joseph William Anyan, Community Relations Coordinator, Chirano  

An up-close photo of the Stakeholder Engagement award