All is set as the local organising committee of The SERAS CSR Awards Africa, announces its call for entry and participation for the 2022 edition, which is the 16th edition of the glamorous award ceremony.
The SERAS is Africa’s first and foremost recognition for corporate social responsibility and Sustainability. The growing importance of The SERAS has led to participation from organizations from 22 countries in Africa so far.
At the media conference unveiling the 2022 theme, which is- ‘Climate, Circularity, and the Future of Sustainability: Bridging the SDGs Gap through Impact Investing’, the founder of the awards, Ken Egbas, also unveiled the 25 awards categories ratified by the judges’ committee which would be competed for by organisations across Africa. The Categories include- Circular Economy; Environmental Stewardship; Rural Population Integration; Poverty Reduction; Promotion of Good Health/ Well-Being; Partnership of the Year; Education Intervention of the Year; Reporting & Transparency; Best Work-Place Practice; Stakeholder Engagement; Not-for-Profit of the Year; Deborah Leipziger Africa Prize for Innovation (Product/Service). Others are – Gender Equality/Women Empowerment; Social Enterprise of the Year; Food Security, Water & Sanitation; Climate Action; Supply-Chain Management; Sustainability Reporting (Media: Electronic/Print/online); Sustainability Professional of the Year; and CEO of the Year. In line with the focal theme, the committee also introduces five new categories such as Diversity, Equity, Inclusion; Net Zero Transition; Technology for Development of the Year; Social Impact/ Human Capital Advancement; and Impact Investor of the Year.