NEWS DESK REPORT
UNIBANK GHANA Limited was on Thursday, November 30, 2017 confirmed as the best practicing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Company of the year for the second consecutive time at the 16th edition of the Ghana Club 100 awards.
The bank in October this year was adjudged the CSR Bank of the Year and CSR Initiative / Campaign of the Year at the 7th Ghana CSR Excellence Awards.
The award, bestowed on uniBank was in recognition of the Bank’s immense contribution towards the socio-economic growth of the country through its numerous CSR activities.
uniBank (Ghana) Limited beat off strong competition from numerous enterprises with its alluring CSR initiatives including, the Operation Smile Project.
Through this benevolent act, uniBank, partnered with Operation Smile Ghana, an International Medical Charity Organisation to perform free surgical operations on 150 patients born with cleft lips and cleft palate; the 3rd commonest birth defect in the world.
This birth defect, which is increasingly spreading within some rural and urban areas in the country, causes speech abnormalities and breathing problems sometimes resulting in death.
uniBank’s accomplishment in CSR delivery has been legendary as it spans almost all facets within the developmental spectrum within the country.
The award organised by the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre was on the theme ‘Industrialisation – A tool for job Creation and Accelerated Economic Development,’