By SOLWEZI TODAY REPORTER
Kansanshi Mining Plc and Trident Ltd were recently celebrated for their outstanding corporate social responsibility initiatives at the 10th annual Zambia Institute for Public Relations and Communication conference.
The conference and awards gala was held in Livingstone, under the theme Professional and Cutting-Edge PR and Communication.
In the Best Corporate Social Responsibility/Investment (CSR/I) Programme category, Trident scooped the top award for promoting education, health, agriculture, local business support, wildlife and forestry conservation.
FQM Trident Senior Specialist for Public Relations Mirriam Harmon also won a recognition award for her contribution to the promotion of public relations in Zambia.
Kansanshi Mining was ranked fourth best in Corporate Social Responsibility for its significant social impact at Nsanshi Arts. The art studio trains survivors of abuse and vulnerable women in goldsmithing and jewellery design. These are identified through the Kansanshi Mining Plc-supported GBV One-Stop Centre at Solwezi General Hospital.
FQM’s Kyansenga Chitoshi, Clinton Masumba, Mirriam Harmon and Mwiza Nzila, from Kansanshi Plc and Trident Ltd were among the 300 delegates from the public relations and communications field who participated in the conference.