Staff Reporter Karachi
To recognize the contribution in promoting Gender Equality in Pakistan, Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) recently awarded P&G Pakistan with the title of Champion of 2020 at the OICCI Women Empowerment Awards 2020.
The virtual award ceremony was attended by a large number of CEOs, HR and other senior executives from different OICCI member companies, as well as diplomats and other distinguished guests.
The OICCI is the largest industry body of foreign investors operating in Pakistan with 200+ member companies. OICCI Women Empowerment Awards are held annually and the nominations are judged by an independent jury that vets the performance of short listed companies whereas the Champion title is awarded on a company’s overall performance in all categories.
The P&G Pakistan has been working towards Gender Equality (GE) in Pakistan through its global initiative #WeSeeEqual. The Company focuses on a holistic approach to empower women, within the organization as well as through community impact and supplier diversity programs.
Over the years P&G Pakistan has increased its voicing, through advertising and media, to tackle gender biasness. The Company has been investing in girl education along with creating economic opportunities for women through brand and corporate programs. P&G Pakistan is also one of the leading companies that has successfully created an inclusive environment for employees with 50-50 representation for both women and men.
Commenting on the receipt of this prestigious award the SVP and CEO of P&G Pakistan, Sami Ahmed said “It is a matter of great pride for P&G Pakistan to be recognized as the Champion of 2020 by the OICCI at the Women Empowerment Awards.
The collective effort of all the organizations that were nominated for the awards, has and will continue to leave an everlasting impact in empowering the women of Pakistan. Through our #WeSeeEqual platform, we aim to spark conversations and motivate change to build a better world for everyone.