CEC has scooped the 2022 Green Award, conferred by the Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) at this year’s Environmental and Climate Change Awards ceremony held on Thursday, 29 September.
It’s the second time in six years that CEC has taken the nation’s overall recognition for sustainable business conduct judged through improved environmental management practices. The Company’s maiden ZEMA Green Award came in 2016.
ZEMA’s criteria to be considered for this award includes demonstrated application of effort sufficient to meet environmental standards by making use of clean technology, waste minimization, pollution prevention and recycling and ecosystem restoration.
Senior Manager HSES & Risk, Caroline Sinkamba, commented: “We rewrite our green history not just once, because sustainability is our life.”
In the last 10 years, CEC has taken various environmental stewardship awards, including the top Environmental Award for Overall Contribution to Sound Management Practices in Industry in 2021.