Sixteenth edition of GIPC Corporate Awards schedule for November 30

Accra, The 16th edition of the most prestigious corporate excellence award will be celebrated by Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) on Thursday, November 30, in Accra.

A statement issued by the GIPC and copied to the Ghana News Agency said this year’s annual Ghana Club 100 (GC 100) awards would be celebrated under the distinguished patronage of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on the theme: Industrialization � A tool for Job Creation and Accelerated Economic Development.

It said the event would identify and celebrate the best 100 businesses in Ghana and also award the leading companies in each of the strategic sectors.

These include the Best Company in Agriculture and Agribusiness, Financial Services, Information and Communication Technology, Services, Infrastructure, Petroleum and Mining Services, Manufacturing, Tourism, Health, and Education.

There will also be Special Awards for outstanding business performers in selected categories including Corporate Social Responsibility and the highest tax-paying company, it said.

To climax the event, GIPC will outdoor this year’s prestigious Ghana Club 100 Magazine � a commemorative publication containing messages from the President of the Republic to local and international businesses with an interest in the Ghanaian economy, it added.

The statement said the magazine would also publish a full listing of the top-ranking companies, the ranking criteria and a directory of the top hundred companies in corporate Ghana.

It said the magazine which commands a wide readership of top business decision makers around the globe would also carry articles related to the Ghanaian business landscape as well as goodwill messages from the diplomatic community.

It said the special magazine was the 16th Edition since it was launched in 1997.

The statement said this year’s event is being proudly sponsored by B5plus, Newmont Ghana, GCNet, GOIL, GHACEM, M&G Pharmaceuticals, First Allied Savings and Loans, Japan Motors, Sunon Asogli Power Plant Limited, Sunda International and Kasapreko.

It said media partners were Multimedia Group Limited (Joy Business), Graphic Communications Group Limited, New Times Corporation, Ghanaweb, Media General (TV3), and Business and Financial Times.

The GIPC is a Government agency, responsible under the GIPC Act, 2013 (Act 865): to encourage and promote investment in Ghana, to provide for the creation of an attractive incentive framework and a transparent, predictable and facilitating environment for investment in Ghana.

Source: Ghana News Agency