Dr Francesco Cimino – Executive Director of the Akbaraly Foundation – receives the CSR trophy from the Minister of Industry and Trade and Handicrafts, Lantosoa Rakotomalala.

photo : DR

The Sipromad Group, through the Akbaraly Foundation, was awarded the special CSR or Corporate Social Responsibility trophy at the Corporate Trophies Gala which was held on November 27 at the Carlton Hotel. The Gala, organized by Gasy Event, with the main theme “Innovation and Resilience” rewards companies that have stood out following the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Akbaraly Foundation is particularly involved in taking measures to deal with the pandemic in Madagascar, both towards all the employees of the Sipromad Group but also towards the victims of the pandemic. Other companies distinguished during this event: STAR and ACEP Madagascar each won two trophies : STAR for the “Green Prize” for its innovative approach to sustainable development issues and the “Consumer Prize” for the performance of its products; ACEP Madagascar for the “Finance Prize” with its financial offers facing the health situation, accompanied by the “Communication Prize”, obtained thanks to the improvement of its image with the public and professionals in the sector. The “Product Prize” was awarded to ENELEC, a subsidiary of the Filatex group, for the promotion of renewable energies in different regions of the Big Island. Special trophies were awarded to Easylink, Floribis, Drogemad Source: Tiana Rasamimanana – Chief of staff at Groupe Sipromad