Lahore (Muhammad Yasir) In recognition of its successful corporate-community/nonprofit partnerships for uplifting social quality, Shan Shares, a corporate identity of Shan Foods, has been conferred an award in the category of “Collaboration Partnership” at the 11th Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Summit & Awards 2022 during a ceremony held at a local hotel in Karachi.
The Annual CSR Summit and Awards, organized every year by The Professionals Network (TPN), is the first and only nationally-recognized CSR awards of Pakistan, registered with the IPO, that honors leading corporations from across the country for their outstanding and innovative efforts for the wellbeing of individuals, communities and the environment.
Being one of the participants of the UN Global Compact, Shan Foods works with the United Nations Association of Pakistan to align its CSR initiatives in accordance with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Shan Shares, the CSR branch of Shan Foods that personifies the brand’s corporate citizenship, is founded on the same mission of creating socially, economically, and environmentally sustainable world. For this purpose, Shan Shares rallies partnerships with corporates and governments, and advocates for collective action for a healthy and equal planet. The accolade for “Collaboration Partnership” by CSR Awards 2022 underscores Shan Shares’ commitment towards community development as an integral part of its Corporate Responsibility initiatives.
Sharing her views on the achievement, Maria Rashdi, Head of Corporate Communications and PR at Shan Foods said, “As evident from the name itself, Shan Shares is rooted in the philosophy of sharing and caring and believes that it is up to all of us, from individuals to businesses and governments, to make sure that we leave behind a prosperous and sustained world for generations to come. This is why all our CSR initiatives are dedicated towards our focus areas such as quality education, women empowerment, gender equality, and community engagement and enhancement, and we have been tirelessly playing our role through various programs to reach out to a wider network and make meaningful contribution in the society. It is an honor for us to be recognized for our efforts by the CSR Awards. This not only shows our dedication towards development of our community but also motivates us further to continue our mission in line with our CSR objectives.”
In recognition of its efforts for the community, Shan Foods was also the recipient of “Community Impact Award” at the last year’s annual CSR Awards.