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29.08.2013 Business & Finance

Vodafone Wins Award For Effective Disposal Of Old Phones

Vodafone Wins Award For Effective Disposal Of Old Phones
LISTEN AUG 29, 2013

CIMG Telecoms Company of the year, Vodafone has won the Best Contribution to Corporate Responsibility at the 2013 Pan African Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Awards, which was held in South Africa, Johannesburg.

The award is in recognition of Vodafone Ghana's innovative 'Handset Buyback Scheme,' which the telecommunications giant introduced to ensure the proper disposal of old and destroyed mobile phones as part of efforts to help manage electronic waste and drive sustainability.

Carmen Bruce-Annan, Head, Vodafone Foundation said, 'We are very excited to receive this prestigious award for the third consecutive of time, At Vodafone, operating responsibly and ethically is the key focus of our Corporate Responsibility, and our Handset Buyback Scheme is our way of protecting our environment from waste We are grateful to CIPS for this award."

The CIPS Awards is a prestigious award that celebrates companies and individuals outstanding achievement in procurement and supply chain management. The Chartered institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) operates internationally in about 150 countries.

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For further information, please contact the Vodafone Ghana Press Information Line on 020 340 1313. You can also connect with Vodafone Ghana at: www.facebook.com/vodafoneghana or through our BB pin 23C0D157.

About Vodafone Ghana
Vodafone Ghana is an operating company of Vodafone Group Plc., the number one telecoms brand in the world and one of the most valuable global brands with a significant presence in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and the United States.

Vodafone Ghana is a total communications solutions provider - mobile, fixed lines, internet, voice and data - and is currently unmatched in providing fixed line and internet services - the leader and the first choice for Ghanaians.

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